Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 1:00 PM CDT
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 11:00 AM CDT

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Hilton Sandestin Beach
4000 Sandestin Boulevard South
Destin, FL

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Wendi Moss
The NEED Project

2020 Empower Conference for Educators Application- Destin, FL 

If you are unable to complete your application please email wmoss@need.org

Empower Energy Education Workshop

Sponsored by PowerSouth and its Member Cooperatives in partnership with The NEED Project

May 31, 2020 to June 3, 2020

Hilton Sandestin Beach Resort


Day One, Sunday, May 31  

1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.     Registration

3:00 p.m.             Welcome and Introduction to the Conference

3:45 p.m.             Exploring the Science of Energy (Break Out Sessions by Grade Level)

6:00 p.m.             Dinner

Day Two, Monday, June 1  

7:00 a.m.             Breakfast

8:15 a.m.             Energy Round-Up

8:45 a.m.             It’s Electric – Electricity Break Out Sessions

11:00 a.m.           Forms of Energy to Energy Sources – Energy Expos

12:15 p.m.          Lunch

1:45 p.m.             Sources of Energy Sessions

3:00 p.m.             Exploring Energy Break-out Sessions

5:30 p.m.             Manager’s Reception and Energy Carnival


6:30 p.m.             Adjourn

Day Three, Tuesday, June 2

7:00 a.m.             Breakfast

8:15 a.m.             Energy Night Live

9:45 a.m.             Global Trading Game

11:00 a.m.           STEM and Energy Sessions

12:00 p.m.          Lunch

1:15 p.m.             STEM and Energy Sessions

2:30 p.m.             Introduction to Energy Efficiency and the Energy House Challenge Break Outs

4:15 p.m.             Check Those Standards!   

Resources, Planning Guide, Connections & Evaluation

5:00 p.m.             Adjourn – Dinner on Your Own

Day Four, Wednesday, June 3

7:00 a.m.             Breakfast and Check Out, Store Luggage with Bellmen or in Car  

8:30 a.m.             Breakfast Presentation

9:00 a.m.             Synthesizing the Conference and Your Standards

9:45 a.m.             Pretzel Power and Wrap-Up Activities

10:30 a.m.           Wrap Up and Thank You from PowerSouth

11:00 a.m.          Adjourn and Safe Travels