Driving Without Gas: How Electric Vehicles are Transforming the Education and Workforce Landscape

November 10, 2016 Webinar Resources

Thank you for participating in the program.

The webinar was recorded and a link to the presentation and resources can be found at:  https://youtu.be/kfsqSPHP_So

Objectives –

  1. What are the key skills needed in future workers to support an Alt Fuel fleet?
  2. How can employers and educators partner to boost career pathways in the field?
  3. Why is this critical now?
  4. What has been the key learning from different program approaches in the EV education field to expand or replicate these efforts?


Resources –

The NETWC has produced a white paper to discuss the workforce development needs related to advancing an Alternative Fuel Fleet.  You can access this draft paper at:

Alternative Fuels in Transportation: Workforce needs and opportunities in support of reducing reliance on petroleum fuels

We want your feedback as we finalize this paper to help inform educators and workforce development organizations.  There is a link to a feedback from on the cover of the paper.

The Electric Auto Association http://www.electricauto.org/  has a number of chapters nation-wide that are good partners for programming.

One source of kits and materials for hands-on educational activities that was references is Solar Made http://www.solarmade.com/ is Colorado.

The three featured programs:

Charlie Garlow and Eric Takamura, from Washington, DC Electric Vehicle Grand Prix & Global EEE – 

West Philly High School, The Workshop School and the EVX team

Garden Grove Unified School District in Garden Grove, CA & SWITCH Vehicles

The documentary Fast Times at West Philly High, referenced by Simon Hauger, can be accessed at: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/fast-times-at-west-philly-high/.

Co-Sponsored by:



Northeast Alternative Fuel Workforce Network

Capital Clean Cities of Connecticut

Norwich Clean Communities

Greater New Haven Clean Cities Coalition

Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition

Delaware Clean Cities Coalition

Maine Clean Communities

New Jersey Clean Cities Coalition

Capital District Clean Communities

Clean Communities of Central New York

Genesee Region Clean Communities

Eastern Pennsylvania Alliance for Clean Transportation (EP-ACT)

Ocean State Clean Cities Coalition

Vermont Clean Cities Coalition

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