Project Description


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

Upcoming Workshops:


2020 Cities

San Francisco, CA – TBD
Santa Maria, CA – Postponed
Wilmington, CA – TBD
Evans, CO – Postponed
Alton, IL – TBD
Wichita, KS – TBD
Belle Chase, LA – TBD
Lake Charles, LA – November 11, 2020
Jefferson City, MO – TBD
Billings, MT – TBD
Linden, NJ – TBD
Bartlesville, OK – September 16, 2020
Cushing, OK – October 30, 2020
Ponca City, OK – TBD
Tulsa, OK – October 28, 2020
Beaumont, TX – September 16, 2020
Borger, TX – October 7, 2020
Houston, TX – TBD
Salt Lake City, UT – September 30, 2020
Spokane, WA – October 24, 2020

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
Energy Games and Icebreakers Energy Round Up

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 2019 workshops a success in Carson, CA, Santa Maria, CA, Wilmington, CA, Evans, CO, Alton, IL, Lake Charles, LA, Wichita, KS, Linden, NJ, Bartlesville, OK,Cushing, OK, Tulsa, OK, Beaumont, TX, Borger, TX, Spokane, WA.

View photos taken at Phillips 66 sponsored workshops!

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 or email