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What Will You Receive? 

  • An energizing and fun day of learning at no cost to you or your school
  • Breakfast & lunch
  • Substitute reimbursement
  • Over $1,000 of classroom energy kits and curriculum
  • ESP Energy Fair in a Box materials
  • Opportunities for Educational School Energy Audits with our Energy Manager
  • Standards aligned curriculum (Illinois, Next Gen, Etc)
  • ISBE CPDU hours
  • Mini-grants, access to STEM professionals and more!



7:30 a.m.                            Registration and Continental Breakfast

Check-In; Begin Pre-Assessment, Meet your Fellow Participants

7:45 a.m.                             Workshop begins with ESP Bingo – Learn about the ESP program and make friends in this fun activity!

8:15 a.m.                             Welcome from ESP Partners and Leadership Team

8:30 a.m.                             Science of Energy   

Investigate the forms of energy and energy transformations using the Science of Energy kit.

10:00 a.m.                           It’s Electric!

Investigate the basics of electricity, electricity generation in your state, and how energy transmission is managed.

11:30 a.m.                           Lunch and Speaker

12:15 p.m.                          Nuclear 101

12:45 p.m.                          Exploring Nuclear

Activities help teachers and students understand and investigate the basics of nuclear energy.

1:45 p.m.                             ESP Program Overview

Understand ESP program resources – Energy Audits, ESP Energy Fairs, and more!

2:15 p.m.                             Energy Efficiency and Audits – Your students ‘audit’ enjoy this!

Discuss the opportunity for energy audits in the program and gain some insight into efficiency and conservation in the classroom.

2:45 p.m.                             Signing Up for Opportunities, Selecting Kits and Curriculum for the Classroom

3:00 p.m.                             Q&A, Next Steps and Adjourn