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


Upcoming Workshop Offerings:

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. 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

Energy Careers Excursion
Energy Games and Icebreakers
Exploring Climate Science
Fossil Fuels To Products
Oil, Gas, and Their Energy

Thanks to the support of Phillips 66, there is no cost to participate in the workshop. Substitute reimbursement forms will be available and substitute costs will be reimbursed to school districts. Saturday workshop offerings include a stipend.

2024 Workshop Location Cities:

Wilmington, CA 9/11/2024
Wilmington, CA 12/5/2024
Rodeo, CA 10/22/2024
Santa Maria, CA TBD
Denver, CO 9/11/2024
Denver, CO 12/10/2024
Des Moines, IA 9/25/2024
Edwardsville, IL 10/8/2024
Lake Charles, LA 10/19/2024
Billings, MT 9/14/254
Helena, MT 10/5/2024
Lincoln, NE TBD
Linden, NJ TBD
Albuquerque, NM 8/30/2024
Santa Fe, NM 9/14/2024
Ponca City, OK 9/18/2024
Oklahoma City, OK TBD
Tulsa, OK 11/13/24
Borger, TX 9/28/2024
Houston, TX 12/7/2024
Houston, TX 8/31/2024
Salt Lake City, UT 11/19/2024
Bellingham, WA 9/21/2024
Virtual TBD
Virtual TBD

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2022 energy workshops!

View photos taken at Phillips 66 sponsored workshops!

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