Speakers Bureau

Each member of our Speakers Bureau is a JCPB employee and is knowledgeable in their field. There are a variety of programs available or programs may be altered to best suit the needs of your attendees. Regardless, you can expect valuable energy-related information. To schedule a speaker for your civic club, charitable organization, senior group, or school call Energy Services & Marketing at 423-952-5142.

Civic/Church Program Request Form

School Program Request Form

Civic/Church

JCPB offers a variety of programs for civic, church, and general organization groups. These programs may be altered according to the organizations request and program lengths vary from 20 minutes to one hour.

About JCPB

Learn about our long history of serving you electricity, as well as a little about how we function on a daily basis. We’ll also inform you of our various programs and services.

Green Power

Learn about the earth-friendly way to generate power.

Plant to Plug

Provides a basic understanding of the generation and distribution of electrical energy. Basic electrical safety tips are reviewed and what to do in the event of power interruptions.

Saving Energy 101

Saving energy is easy. Remember what they say, "A penny saved is a penny earned." Learn how you can lower your energy bills by implementing just a few quick tips.

If your organization would like to schedule a program, please complete the JCPB Program Request Form and submit via email or fax to 423-952-5076. This service is only made available to those customers served by JCPB.

Civic/Church Program Request Form

Schools

JCPB supports our schools and teachers! Each school year we visit 25 – 30 schools and conduct programs for approximately 2,000 students. Topics vary and programs may be altered to better suit your class needs. Program lengths vary from 20 minutes to one hour.

JCPB list of school programs

*EDUCATIONAL TOOLS vary depending on topic and grade level. Tools include the following: videos, PowerPoint, posters, class discussion, demonstrations, samples, literature, etc.

Basic Electricity

GRADE LEVEL: 6th
TIME: 30 – 45 minutes
OVERVIEW: Teaches the basics of electricity. Increases student familiarity with terms such as voltage, grounding, atoms, current, etc., as well as encourages them to further investigate the many wonderful aspects of electrical energy.

Careers & Public Power

GRADE: 6th; however, may be altered to 3rd – 5th
TIME: 30 – 35 minutes
OVERVIEW: Informs students of the advantages of a “public power” system, as well as reviews various career opportunities and requirements available at electric utilities.

Danger High Voltage

GRADE LEVEL: 3rd - 6th
TIME: 30 – 45 minutes
OVERVIEW: Teaches students difference between insulators and conductors, while reviewing basic electrical safety rules. Also, teaches students about basic linemen equipment. Includes hands-on demonstration and samples, as well as class discussion.

Generation to Distribution

GRADE: 6th; however, may be altered to 3rd – 5th
TIME: 30 – 45 minutes
OVERVIEW: Provides students with a basic understanding of the generation and distribution of electrical energy. Basic electrical safety tips are reviewed. Individuals are also taught what to do in the event of a power interruption.

SAVE ENERGY!

GRADE: 6th - adult
TIME: 30 – 45 minutes
OVERVIEW: Provides instruction on how to read an electric meter, as well as how to calculate their households’ monthly energy bills. Individuals are also taught how to become “energy smart,” and how to work with their families in setting an “energy budget.”

Safety – Kindergarten

GRADE: K – 2nd
TIME: 20 – 30 minutes
OVERVIEW: Instructs young children to recognize and avoid dangerous situations involving electricity. Special "guest appearances" are sometimes made by "Louie Lightning Bug."

If you are interested in scheduling a presentation for your class, complete the form below and submit via email or fax (952-5076). Due to the number of requests received, programs are made available to only those schools who receive electric service from JCPB. Scheduling at least two to three weeks in advance is recommended.

School Program Request Form

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