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Sign your school up for the Way to Go! Challenge

Get your school community moving and fight carbon pollution. Bike, walk, carpool or ride the bus to victory this fall, September 26–October 7, 2016.

One lucky participating school will win a Vermont-manufactured AllEarth Solar Tracker, which will provide the school with an estimated $85,000 in power.

Read more and sign up at […]

Schedule your VEEP kits and in-class workshops for the coming school year

Kits VEEP lends curriculum resource kits to schools that include all the equipment you need to support energy and climate education. Reserve your kit for the fall now to ensure you can borrow one during the dates you prefer!

To see details of our kits and to request a kit, visit the Kits page at […]

Button Up: Weatherization & Thermal Energy in-class workshop updated for grades 6–12

Designed to follow or complement a unit on heat transfer and the conservation of energy, Button Up asks students to consider how they can use less energy to heat their home while still keeping it at a comfortable temperature. VEEP offers two variants of the workshop, one for middle school and one for high school. […]

Mini-grants available to schools for climate projects

Considering taking on a climate-oriented project in your school, but need some money to make it happen? Thanks to funding by the U.S. EPA, VEEP has a small grant program to help bring these good ideas to life in your school. We welcome proposals for grants of $100–$1,000 for projects that address climate change and […]

VEEP bringing energy education across the Connecticut!

VEEP will be offering programming to New Hampshire schools and teachers this coming year, including workshops and PD opportunities. Read more about this expansion at our website, and pass the word to NH teachers you know.

Apply now for the updated Green School Energy Challenge: deadline is August 15, 2016

This academics-to-action program bridges science and engineering with social aspects of addressing climate change, saves money for communities, and empowers youth. GSEC has been redesigned this year as a professional development program, supporting teachers who commit to undertaking projects that reduce energy use in their school or in the larger community. VEEP provides teachers with […]

Regional teacher learning teams expanding to St. Albans and Rutland for fall 2016

VEEP is offering two regional professional development teams for Vermont teachers this fall. The teams integrate energy and climate literacy, engineering design, and a deep exploration of the three dimensions of NGSS, using a constructivist approach of hands-on, minds-on learning activities followed by action inquiry and reflective discussions. Read more about experience of teachers in […]