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Teaching kids energy efficiency

Energy efficiency education, from the classroom to your home!


Are you a school teacher, principal or superintendendent looking for an interactive, engaging way to teach your fourth and fifth grade students about energy efficiency? Simply have our energy efficiency education expert come to your school to demonstrate ways to be more energy efficient at home. Each student who participates will receive his or her very own energy efficiency kit.

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"The program was very informative and easy for the students to understand!"
- Teacher, Pass Road Elementary, Gulfport

"Love the effect it has had on my kid's outlook of saving energy now!"
- Parent, Enterprise Elementary School, Enterprise

"Our students are becoming more aware of ways in which they can save energy and help their parents save money."
- Teacher, Hawkins Elementary School, Hattiesburg

"Children should be aware of ways they can impact the environment. We really enjoyed the program. The kits are a great extension!"
- Teacher, Northeast Lauderdale Elementary School, Meridian

"My son enjoyed doing this project at home. He's more aware of when people leave their lights on."
- Parent, Coast Episcopal School, Long Beach

"Great way to teach kids about responsible use of energy!"
- St. Alphonsus Elementary School

"I thought the presentation was great! The children were engaged and eager to use their kits."
- Nativity Elementary School Teacher

"Thank you for inspiring children to be more energy conscious."
- Jeff Davis Elementary School Parent

"My child enjoyed the program and told me about ways to save energy."
- Sacred Heart Elementary School Parent

"Students need to be aware of what actions can protect and prolong their environment and way of life. Very informative and kid friendly!!"
- Earl Travillion Attendance Center Teacher

"This program is amazing! Both my husband and I were surprised at the items provided. Thank you for making this fun for our kids ages 2-9."
- Jeff Davis Elementary School Parent

Energy Efficiency Education Program Hall of Fame

$1,000 School Inductees
For earning $1,000 in mini-grants
500 Club Inductees
For teaching 500+ students ways to save energy
Forest Elementary School, ForestTrent Lott Academy, Pascagoula
Our Lady of Fatima, BiloxiHarper McCaughan Elementary School, Long Beach
Jeff Davis Elementary School, Biloxi 
St. Alphonsus Elementary School, Ocean Springs 
Pineville Elementary School, Pass Christian 
Hawkins Elementary School, Hattiesburg 
St. James Elementary School, Gulfport