The Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program (KEEP) was created to promote energy education in Wisconsin schools. With support from Alliant Energy, Madison Gas & Electric, We Energies, Wisconsin Public Service, WPPI Energy, and Xcel Energy, KEEP leverages teacher education to improve and increase energy literacy in Wisconsin's K-12 schools as a means of contributing to statewide energy savings.

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Professional Development
KEEP offers seven graduate level courses for educators

More than 6,000 teachers have participated in KEEP courses since 1997, potentially reaching almost 3 million students.

Tuition Scholarships Available!

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School Energy
Schools are saving energy (and money!) with KEEP's support by purchasing and installing Vending Misers, Occupancy Sensors, LED lighting, and ENERGY STAR® appliances.
 

 
 
Curriculum & Resources

KEEP provides various resources and activities for Wisconsin's PK-12 teachers interested in teaching energy concepts.





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Home Energy
Because we know students take home what they learn at school, we've developed tools to enhance energy education at home, including an appliance survey and energy scavenger hunt​.



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KEEP in the News


 

 

 

 
KEEP 2013 Annual Report​ - read the report online or download the report as a PDF.

Energy in the News

 

Upcoming Events

Energy Action Month - October

Careers in Energy Week - October 13-19

Energy Workshop for Green & Healthy Schools
Winter 2015 - Green Bay
 
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​​Green & Healthy Schools Wiscons​in Partnership

KEEP, as part of the Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education, is a collaborating partner of Green & Healthy Schools Wisconsin, along with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Green & Healthy Schools Wisconsin supports and encourages schools to create safe and healthy learning environments and prepares students to understand, analyze, and address the major environmental and sustainability challenges now and in the future. It is a Web-based, self-paced, voluntary program available to all Wisconsin PK-12 public and private schools.