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Illinois

Teachers can access NEED curriculum online. As resources are available, teacher workshops
and hands-on kits are available. Individual state curriculum correlations are available here.

Energizing Student Potential (ESP) Program:
The Exelon Foundation, ComEd, Nicor Gas, Peoples Gas, North Shore Gas, and BP America, in partnership with the National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project, provide Energizing Student Potential, a STEM-focused energy program for grades 5 - 8 in their respective customer regions in Illinois. This program brings together Illinois standards-based curriculum for use in the classroom or in afterschool programs in public and private schools and the resources of the region’s largest energy companies. The program will help schools meet Next Generation Science Standards goals and more.
Find out more here.



Bednarcik Junior High School
Aurora, IL
Illinois Junior School of the Year
National Junior School of the Year
Project Title:
Energizing our Community to Learn Energy Conservation
Project Advisor: Amy Truemper
Student Director(s): Jayden Chan, Crystal Hwang, Elizabeth Dyer



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Bureau Valley School-Buda
Buda, IL
Project Title:
Envisioning a Bright Future for All Students
Project Advisor: Sheri Litherland
Student Director(s): Abby Krus, Jessica Fisher, Mallory Endress, Camryn York



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Kennedy Middle Grade Center
Kankakee, IL
Project Title:
Energy and Our World
Project Advisor: Constance Beatty
Student Director(s): Marielle King, Sam Yohnka



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North Prairie Junior High
Winthrop Harbor, IL
Illinois Elementary Rookie of the Year
Project Title:
Inventing a Brighter Future
Project Advisor: Irina Stan
Student Director(s): Alyssa Henke, Maisie Davison, Caleb Castillo



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Sandridge Elementary
Lynwood, IL
Illinois Elementary School of the Year
Project Title:
The Power of Wind
Project Advisor: Alice Miller
Student Director(s): Rejon Strong, Tyler Estes



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Winfield Central School
Winfield, IL
National Junior Rookie of the Year
Illinois Junior Rookie of the Year
Project Title:
Energy Squad 2016-2017
Project Advisor: Cori Nelson
Student Director(s): Kelley Passini



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Woodlawn Middle School
Long Grove, IL
Outstanding Energy Engineering and Design Project
Project Title:
Ready for the Races
Project Advisor: Michelle Garlick
Student Director(s): Michelle Nadulek



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