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Phillips 66 and NEED

ImageSince 2008, Phillips 66 and NEED have partnered to provide teachers across the country with curriculum and training opportunities.

2016 Workshop Communities!

Houston, TX - March 9, 2016
Rodeo, CA - April 19, 2016
Lake Charles, LA - April 20, 2016
Bakersfield, CA - May 17, 2016
Austin, TX - May 19, 2016
Oklahoma City, OK - May 19, 2016
Spokane, WA - June 8, 2016
Bellingham, WA - September 20, 2016
Santa Maria, CA - September 21, 2016
Renton, WA - September 22, 2016
Bartlesville, OK - September 23, 2016
Jefferson City, MO - September 27, 2016
Amarillo, TX - September 27, 2016
Ponca City, OK - September 29, 2016
Linden, NJ - October 6, 2016
Wichita, KS - October 6, 2016
Carson, CA - October 18, 2016 (Long Beach, CA)
Alton, IL - October 19, 2016

Communities To Be Scheduled!
Wilmington, CA

This workshop series presents a unique opportunity for classroom teachers (K-12) to learn about energy in a fun and exciting way! The seminars will create awareness of today’s energy challenges and the importance of using energy wisely.

Participation in this workshop provides educators with more than $500 of curriculum and hands-on kits that teach about energy resources and energy transformations through hands-on activities.

Participants will receive the NEED Science of Energy Kit, a basic NEED curriculum set and a class-set of NEED's Energy Infobooks at grade level.  Curriculum and training is aligned with state education standards.

Curriculum Materials Presented During the Workshop Include these Curriculum Guides
NEED Science of Energy - Elementary
NEED Science of Energy - Intermediate
NEED Science of Energy - Secondary

Oil, Gas and Their Energy Pretzel Power
Exploring Oil & Gas Refining Maze and Polymers
Energy Games and Icebreakers Energy Round Up and Electric Connections

Thanks to the support of Phillips 66, there is no cost to attend the workshop.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Substitute reimbursement forms will be available at the workshop and substitute costs will be reimbursed to school districts.

Thank you to everyone who attended and made our 2015 workshops a success in Savannah, Georgia; Arroyo Grande, California; Freeport, Texas; Rodeo, California; lake Charles, Louisiana; Bartlesville, Oklahoma; Santa Maria, California; Linden, New Jersey; Houston, Texas; Alton, Illinois; Ponca City, Oklahoma; Tacoma, Washington; Portland, Oregon;  Wilmington, California..

Built on more than 130 years of experience, Phillips 66 is a growing energy manufacturing and logistics company with high-performing Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties businesses.. To learn more about Phillips 66 visit

Questions about the Phillips 66/NEED Partnership? Contact us at 1-800-875-5029.