CEWD’s partners are organizations that share CEWD’s commitment to attracting and retaining a skilled, diverse energy workforce. These organizations and CEWD share common interests, needs, objectives, and goals, and they offer complementary skills and resources to the partnership. Partnerships are negotiated with agreement on specific outcomes and what each partner will provide along with fees or in-kind contributions.


CSMlearn is a Public Benefit Corporation and Certified B Corp with a mission of empowering everyone to reach their full potential. CSMlearn has created the CSM Course and CSM Certificate to build and certify High Performance skills, competencies, and attitudes that lead to success in school, college, work, and life.


The Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) is a free resource funded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy that helps employers tap the benefits of disability diversity by educating organizations on ways to build inclusive workplace cultures. EARN offers information, resources, and training to empower individuals and organizations to become leaders in the employment and advancement of people with disabilities.

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.

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.

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.

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.


NextOp is a nonprofit organization that recruits, develops, and places high-performing middle-enlisted (E-3 to E-7) leaders into industry careers. We aspire to be the strongest link between industries and military talent. NextOp works one-on-one with enlisted service members and veterans to help identify civilian professions that are right for them, translate their military skills on a resume, prepare for interviews, and ultimately, start a new career. 

TCI Solutions/Legacy Iᶟ Model

TCI Solutions created the Legacy Iᶟ Model to provide companies with a low-cost, sustainable method of developing local, diverse talent into viable candidates for employment. The Legacy Iᶟ Model is based on a highly collaborative approach.

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.