The IPAA/PESA Energy Education Center supports education of the oil and gas industry, including the award-winning high school Petroleum Academies. The Center supports STEM curriculum at five engineering, geoscience and leadership academies at high schools in Houston and Fort Worth.
Fall/Winter academy activities have included:
- Shell STEM Showdown
- 2018 Summer Extern Program Training
- Leadership Camp
- Guest Speaker Lecture Series
- And more
The mission of these academies is to make mathematics and science more meaningful and relevant, and also to address the workforce development issue facing the oil and gas industry due to an aging workforce. Students are becoming the next generation of professionals who will lead the industry going forward.