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School Spotlight: Teachers get a lesson in solar power at MATC camp

Written by Pamela Cotant, Wisconsin State Journal

Teachers Andrew Richard, left, of Black River Falls High School and Andy Udell, right, of Janesville Craig High School set up a solar panel system with instructor Joel Shoemaker earlier this month at the Wisconsin Solar Educator Academy at Madison Area Technical College.

Teachers Andrew Richard, left, of Black River Falls High School and Andy Udell, right, of Janesville Craig High School set up a solar panel system with instructor Joel Shoemaker earlier this month at the Wisconsin Solar Educator Academy at Madison Area Technical College.

Scott Anderson has big plans for his physics students at Juda High School.

While they have already served as project managers for the installation of solar panels on the school roof, Anderson wants to teach them how to do the work themselves. He figured a good start would be the recent Wisconsin Solar Educator Academy at Madison Area Technical College, where he and other teachers got hands-on training in solar electric photovoltaics.

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