Partners & Alliances

Association for Career and Technical Education

Founded in 1926, the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) is the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for successful careers.

American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)

AACC is a nonprofit organization whose overriding mission is to “Build a Nation of Learners by Advancing America’s Community Colleges.” AACC is the primary advocacy organization for community colleges at the national level and works closely with directors of state offices to inform and affect state policy.

The Energy Providers Coalition for Education

EPCE is a non-profit group of industry representatives that develops, sponsors and promotes industry-driven, standardized, quality online learning programs to meet the workforce needs of the energy industry and enables working adults to obtain the education they need to enter or advance into positions within this workforce.

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) represents approximately 750,000 members who work in a wide variety of fields, including utilities, construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, railroads and government.

IEEE Power and Energy Society

The Power & Energy Society (PES) provides the world’s largest forum for sharing the latest in technological developments in the electric power industry, for developing standards that guide the development and construction of equipment and systems, and for educating members of the industry and the general public.

National Association of Workforce Boards

NAWB represents the interests of the nation’s Workforce Investment Boards (WIBs). Across the country, over 600 state and local WIBs are providing workforce development leadership in their communities.

National Energy Foundation (NEF)

NEF is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to the development, dissemination, and implementation of supplementary educational materials, programs, products and services. These resources for education relate primarily to energy, water, natural resources, science and math, technology, conservation and the environment.

Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA)

UWUA represents over 50,000 members working in the electric, gas, water, and nuclear industries across the United States.

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