MEC Events

Part of the Minerals Education Coalition’s mission is to inform and educate the general public about the importance of mining in their everyday lives. MEC staff and volunteers work in-person events and MEC provides virtual educational materials for online events.

Scheduled MEC EVENTS

MARCH 20 – 23, 2024

National Science Teachers Association Area Conference
Denver, CO

MEC staff and local volunteers will distribute rock and mineral boxes and educational resources to the attending educators. The first 1500 teachers to visit the MEC booth will get a free rock and mineral box.

 JULY 13 – 16, 2024

American School Counselor Association Annual Conference
Kansas City, MO

MEC staff and local volunteers will distribute resources to school counselors that explain the many exciting and lucrative jobs in the Mining and Minerals Industry.  Thousands of school counseling professionals attend this premier school counseling development event.

OCTOBER 13 – 19, 2024

Earth Science Week

The theme for Earth Science Week 2024 will be “Earth Science Everywhere.”  MEC will provide new resources in the AGI Earth Science Week Toolkit and on the MEC’s Earth Science Week page.