Georgia Power grows awareness of the energy industry and potential careers through involvement in associations that match our needs. We are actively involved in key organizations and associations that have the greatest likelihood of significantly improving the quality of education across the state.
Center for Energy Workforce Development (CEWD)
CEWD was formed to help utilities work together to develop solutions to the coming workforce shortage in the utility industry. It is the first partnership between utilities, their associations, contractors and unions to focus on the need to build a skilled workforce pipeline that will meet future industry needs. www.cewd.org
Georgia Energy and Industrial Construction Consortium (GEICC)
GEICC was formed in 2007 to engage electric, nuclear, natural gas, utilities and energy industry construction in strategic, unified, and results-oriented efforts to ensure a skilled workforce to meet future industry needs. www.geicc.org
Get Into Energy Georgia
Building Georgia’s Future Energy and Industrial Construction Workforce to ensure a skilled workforce to meet future industry needs. Click here to visit the Get Into Energy website and learn more about rewarding energy careers! You'll find interactive roadmaps for several career paths to guide you on your journey to a career in energy. You can view videos of energy workers describing the type of jobs they tackle every day. Or locate training and employment opportunities in your area. www.getintoenergyga.com
Troops to Energy Jobs
The Troops to Energy Jobs website is where you'll find resources for transitioning military and veterans entering civilian careers in energy. The program provides a roadmap for entry into skilled utility and engineering programs in the energy industry. The site features access to career websites, training and employment opportunities in your area as well as a virtual coach to assist you in this process. www.troopstoenergyjobs.com
Education Partners and Associations
Georgia Department of Education
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia
Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG)
The Technical College System of Georgia is a system of technical education, custom business and industry training, and adult education programs. Our programs use the best available technology and offer access to lifelong learning for all Georgians. www.tcsg.edu
Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) The CTAE Resource Network is a statewide organization supporting Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education initiatives in Georgia’s public school systems. www.ctaern.org
Construction Education Foundation of Georgia (CEFGA)
CEFGA partners with construction companies, trade associations, the Technical College System of Georgia, and the Georgia Department of Education to support training programs and encourage students to pursue careers in construction. CEFGA sponsors the Career Expo/ Skills USA Event.
FIRST Robotics – FIRST stands for”For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology”
Their mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.
Go Build Georgia The Go Build Georgia Campaign is designed to educate young people on the value of learning a trade, dispel their misconceptions about the skilled trade industry and inspire them to consider building a career a career as a skilled tradesman. www.gobuildgeorgia.com
Skills USA SkillsUSA is a partnership of student, teachers and industry working together to make sure Georgia has a skilled workforce. www.skillsusageorgia.org