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Teacher Workshoptour

Thursday, 5 May

7:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

Reliant Center, Houston, TX

OTC and the U.S. National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project invite Houston-area classroom teachers (grades 4–12) to attend a free one-day, energy education workshop.

Educators will receive comprehensive, objective information about the scientific concepts of energy and its importance while discovering the world of oil and natural gas exploration and production. A variety of free instructional materials will be available to take back to the classroom.


Attend the Workshop

Space is limited—only three applicants per school. Registration will begin on 3 March and end 11 April. You will be notified by 20 April via email if you have been accepted to attend this year's conference.

  • There is no cost to attend the workshop thanks to a generous sponsorship
    from ExxonMobil.
  • Teachers will receive a form at the workshop for substitute reimbursement.
  • Continental breakfast and lunch are provided.
  • One parking pass will be mailed to each school represented.

If you are accepted and will be attending, be prepared to show photo ID (passport or driver's license) to pick up your name badge.

Contact Information

For questions, email or call +1.972.952.1125. For additional information, view the Frequently Asked Questions.

About NEED

NEED logoAs the leading provider of energy education programs and materials to US schools, NEED’s mission is to promote an energy-conscious and educated society.

All NEED learning activities are age-appropriate and correlated to Texas science standards and objectives, as well as other disciplines.


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Application Process

  • Register now for the teacher workshop!
  • The last day to apply for the Energy Education Institute is 11 April.
  • If you applied, you will be notified by 20 April via email if you have been accepted to attend this year's conference.