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 30–APRIL 2, 2022

NSTA National Conference on Science Education
Houston, TX

MEC staff and local volunteers will distribute educational resources to the attending educators.


OCTOBER 9-15, 2022

Earth Science Week 

Each year, MEC partners with the American Geosciences Institute’s Earth Science Week (ESW) to provide educational resources across the globe at and in the ESW Toolkit.  This year’s theme will be “Earth Science for a Sustainable World.”  Monday, October 10, 2022 will also be Minerals Day.  Go to MEC’s ESW yearly activities.


If you would like MEC to attend a National or Regional event, please contact us at If you would like a local presenter, please find more information here.