SME Outreach Resources

MEC can help you spread the word about the importance of mined minerals in everyday life.


View this Minerals Education Coalition Introductory Presentation to learn what MEC has to offer you and your group.

Then browse the resources below and contact Akudo Nwokeukwu for more information at 303-948-4221 or to talk about how to get started today.


Find K – 12 educational presentations, handouts and tips.



As an SME member, do you attend area education conferences? Does your SME Student Chapter conduct presentations in local schools? Does your SME Section purchase educational materials for local teachers? If so, thank you for contributing to mining and minerals education. If not, the Minerals Education Coalition can help you get involved in local outreach activities.

Learn about outreach opportunities for individual SME members, Sections and Student Chapters, including presentations, exhibiting at conference booths and providing materials to area educators.


SME Section grants provide funding for your Section’s local outreach efforts. Applications are due July 1 annually.




Get recognition for your local outreach! The Minerals Education Coalition will recognize outstanding individuals and organizations which have significantly aided in its activities and programs.

Learn more and make nominations here. Nominations are due by June 1 annually.



  • Share these outreach resources with your SME Section, Student Chapter or other SME members to get them involved with local outreach activities.
  • Contact Akudo Nwokeukwu for more information at 303-948-4221 or