The Kansas Oil and Gas Resources Fund: Kansas Strong, is inviting K-12 teachers to join them at a complimentary Energy Education Workshop held Saturday, May 5 in Wellington. The event is being hosted by Cowley College and Wellington High School teacher/education students.

The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 1700 E. 16th St. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. The deadline to enter is Thursday, May 3. students who are attending a four-year university and are currently in their student teaching semester can register and qualify for the stipend and free supplies. 

The following programs will be offered: Drillers (K-2), Fossils to Fuel (3-5), Explorers (3-6), Petro Active (6-12), Crude Facts (6-8), Core Math (9-12), and Core Science (9-12). To enroll for the event go to, click on the students tab, select workshops and complete the form with your information and workshop you plan to attend.

Each teacher that attends will receive a $50 stipend, professional development hours (4.5), a free energy education kit, and curriculum correlated to Kansas Department of Education Teaching Standards and New Generation Standards.

For additional information please contact Candace Davis, education director for Kansas Strong, at 316-771-7167 ext. 203, or Julie Rhoads, director of education at Cowley College, at 620-441-5316.