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Education at every stage of life.
We're excited to share our knowledge with the community and the utility industry. Our employees are available to educate and inform on a variety of topics.
Cobb EMC is dedicated to our community, and we are proud to visit local schools, community and civic organizations to share information and connect with our members. All of our community presentations are free and can be customized to include a variety of topics for different age groups.
- Wattson’s Electric Avenue: This interactive demonstration walks students through electric safety in real-life scenarios, including:
- Do you know how to be safe around electricity?
- Where should you go during a lightning storm?
- What should you do if a power line falls on your car/school bus?
- How can birds stand on power lines without getting shocked?
- Power line safety demo: This live, outdoor presentation is a high-voltage exercise conducted by professionals to demonstrate the danger of energized power lines.
- Learn the hazards of downed power lines.
- Learn the difference between conductors and insulators.
- Learn what dangers occur when various, everyday objects touch a power line:
- Kite string
- Mylar balloon
- Hot dog (simulating human body)
- Tree limb
- School Career Days: Cobb EMC representatives attend local career days to talk about STEM and other careers.
- Student job shadowing*
- STEM presentations*
- Conservation & renewable energy
- Cobb EMC & electrical history
- Tours of our facility*
*Opportunities are limited. Must be one of our Partner at Large schools or a college/university within Cobb EMC's service district.
Please note: Organizations requesting an educational community presentation must be located within Cobb EMC's service district.
To request a speaker or learn more, simply fill out the form below.
As one of the country's leading cooperatives in sustainability initiatives and reliability, we're excited to share our knowledge with the community and the utility industry. Our energy experts are prepared to speak on a number of topics, including energy efficiency, renewable energy, electric vehicles, smart grid solutions, rate options and more.
To request one of our speakers, submit the form below.