DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Feb 20, 2015) - On Tuesday, February 24, Ecotech Institute, the first and only school in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, is hosting "Heads Up!," a digital discussion with Mr. Alden Zeitz of Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative. The free forum will begin at noon MST and center around what it's like to work in renewables, including how to handle and prevent dropped objects from tall heights. Small, unsecured objects mean big problems in this industry! 

"We're excited to host Alden and a discussion about an important safety issue in the renewable energy field," said Zhanna Stavina, director of enrollment at Ecotech Institute. "Working in the renewable energy and sustainability industry isn't just a job, it's an adventure! We want our students to be prepared for those everyday adventures, and Alden can offer extensive insight."

Zeitz is a manager of renewable energy services for Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative and offers a wealth of experience in the wind energy sector. He is a member of the American Wind Energy Association, the AWEA Safety Committee, AWEA Operations & Maintenance Working Group and the AWAE Education Working Group. Zeitz is also responsible for the development of curriculum, syllabi and laboratory work for the pioneering wind energy and turbine technology program at Ecotech Institute.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

12 p.m. MST


Who Should Attend:
Anyone interested in renewable energy jobs or a renewable energy degree



Please call Zhanna Stavina at 303-586-5290 with any questions regarding this event.

For more information on Ecotech Institute, visit

About Ecotech Institute
Ecotech Institute is the first and only college entirely focused on preparing America's workforce for careers in renewable energy and sustainability and is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. Launched in April 2010 in Denver, Colorado, it offers eight highly practical renewable energy degree programs that provide graduates with skills valued by today's alternative renewable energy employers. Classes start once per quarter and applications are always accepted. Financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Ecotech Institute is a division of Education Corporation of America. For more information about Ecotech Institute, visit or call 877-326-5576.

Contact Information:

Jenny Foust
Communications Strategy Group
303.433.7020 (o) or 720.244.4268 (c)