Workshops

Workshop participants posing with a solar panel

CREATE’s workshops are designed for Renewable Energy faculty, administrators, and industry experts. 

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The Sixth Annual Wisconsin STEM Educator Solar Institute

Learn how to teach solar principles in effective, engaging ways in your classroom!

Join us in Madison for the STEM Educator Solar Institute. At the Institute, you’ll use tools of the trade to install and commission a residential size solar photovoltaic array. You’ll review and practice necessary safety measures and electrical principles. Finally, you’ll perform (and take with you) ready to use hands-on classroom lab activities that will enable you to bring solar energy to life in your classroom.

  • Tuesday, July 12 – Thursday, July 14, 2022
  • Class morning and afternoon at Madison College, Commercial Avenue solar laboratory
  • Hotel accommodations in downtown Madison for two nights provided, along with breakfast and lunch
  • $450 stipend paid to participants after full completion of the Academy
  • One graduate credit available (estimated cost $60)

Your Instructors:

  • Joel Shoemaker, Madison College – Electrical Apprentice and Renewable Energy Instructor
  • Ken Walz, Madison College – Science, Engineering, and Renewable Energy Instructor
  • Scott Liddicoat, Green Bay Southwest HS – Science and Renewable Energy Instructor
  • Chris Folk, Madison College – Renewable Energy Project Director

Join us in Madison!

For more information, contact Joel Shoemaker at Madison College: JBShoemaker@madisoncollege.edu

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