CREDC recognizes that the success of a secure and modern energy delivery system needs a capable workforce as well as knowledgeable and involved young people who will become consumers, voters, and the workforce of the future. Consumers need to be informed and engaged in order to meet future energy challenges and to maximize implementations of evolving technologies.
Members of the CREDC Education team work with teachers and students, informal educators, industry, and other CREDC researchers to develop a wide variety of educational opportunities and activities that are designed to engage learners of all ages.
Some of the CREDC educational resources include:
- Minecraft World of Power
- Tesla Town app
- Solar House Activity Kit (via Shop 4H)
- Solar Car Activity Kit (via Shop 4H)
- Power Park kit
- And many others such as ATtiny85 Light Show, Copper Tape Tricks, LED Bag, LED Bracelet, Open and Closed Circuits, Smart Switches, Solar Car, Solar Path Light Hack, etc.
Check out more K-12 resources.
- CREDC Education and Engagement (2017 Industry Workshop)
- CREDC Education and Engagement (2016 Industry Workshop)
Summer School (Professional Development)
The CREDC Summer School is an intensive, engaging, and value-packed week of topics and activities focused on cybersecurity and resiliency of energy delivery systems for the electric power and oil and gas industries. The event includes hands-on training/learning activities. Sessions are led by experts from CREDC, industry, national labs, and government.
The 2017 CREDC Summer School will be held June 12-16, with a welcome reception on June 11. For more information, visit https://publish.illinois.edu/2017credcss/.