Last updated: February 11. 2014 11:11PM - 1474 Views
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The state Department of Environmental Protection invites middle school teachers, administrators and building managers to a training workshop 8:30 a.m to 4 p.m. March 6 on the Keystone Energy Education Program (KEEP) to teach and track energy efficiency in school buildings and homes.

The workshop will be in the Wilkes University Science Building, 84 W. South St. Registration is free but must be made in advance.

KEEP is geared to middle school building teams, which includes three teachers of grades five, six or seven, an administrator and a building maintenance manager. Workshop participants will learn about and explore energy issues, including fundamentals and impacts, electricity generation, transportation fuels, careers, energy conservation, student teams and school building energy bench marking through presentations, tours and hands-on activities.

Participating teachers will be eligible for seven Act 48 credit hours.

Register by contacting KEEP Coordinator Susan Gove at 412-431-1010 or at sgove@gove.org.

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