EmPowered Schools 2022-2023


Apply to be an EmPowered School!  The Empowered Schools program provides free support and resources to educate PK-12 students in saving energy and money in their schools and homes.

Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G), New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG), South Jersey Gas (SJG), and Elizabethtown Gas (ETG) fund the program for schools within the service territories.

Information Session, Wednesday, June 1, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us online to:

  • Learn how EmPowered Schools can help you meet New Jersey Student Learning Standards and the new Climate Change Education standards
  • Explore the program’s structure and topics
  • See a walkthrough of the EmPowered online learning platform
  • Try out an EmPowered Schools activity about reducing your own carbon footprint 
  • Hear from a teacher who has taken part in the program about their experience
  • Ask questions and have the opportunity to sign up!

Register

 

 

Application Information


Spots are limited so submit your application as soon as possible!

Application Form

 

Program Information


Schools that are registered with Sustainable Jersey for Schools and that are in the NJNG, SJG or ETG service area, or that receive both electricity and gas from PSE&G are eligible to participate in the EmPowered Schools program. Roebling- EmPowered TeamThe program directly engages students for the duration of the school year, integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) principles to promote energy literacy through lesson plans, hands-on activities, and competitions. Students will use the school building and their homes as learning labs to solve real-world problems and generate cultural change by making energy efficiency visible, important, and doable.

The EmPowered activities can be used to earn points toward Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification. 


 

EmPowered Schools Activities Can Help Your School Earn Certification Points with these Actions:

Other Actions Related to Participation in EmPowered Schools:

 

Eligibility Requirements


Schools must be  registered with Sustainable Jersey for Schools and located within NJNG, SJG, or ETG service territories, or receiving both gas and electric service from PSE&G to be eligible.

Questions about EmPowered Schools and applications should be directed to Audrey Christopher at achristopher@ase.org

For questions about Sustainable Jersey for Schools and how to register, please contact Véronique Lambert at schools@sustainablejersey.com.

 

This EmPowered Schools opportunity is funded by