Working with kids

Speakers

TEP has more than 1,500 employees in a wide variety of career fields, from accounting to information systems to engineering. Employees serving as Education Ambassadors share their expertise on energy and industry-related topics with students in the classroom.

Career outreach

As a significant partner in events such as the Southern Arizona Construction Career Days and Junior Achievement’s “You’re Hired,” TEP employees interact with close to 1,500 high school students, providing information and hands-on demonstrations of skills used in the energy industry.

To request a speaker for your classroom, please email your request to edu@tep.com.

TEP's Educational Impact by the numbers

14,000 students reached each year through TEP’s in-classroom energy programs

1.16 gigawatt-hours of potential energy savings through the Bright Students program

$1.147 million in rebates to schools for energy efficiency measures in 2017

$469,000 contributed to education-related organizations in 2017

90% increase in STEM teacher retention rates for teachers participating in the Teachers in Industry program

50 college interns work in a variety of departments throughout TEP