Article | October 17, 2022
Get Involved: Working Group Opportunities
Ready to take the next step? Check out these great opportunities to learn more and join in on crucial conversations.
No matter who you are, you have a role to play in the effort to equitably transition to electric school buses.
Nationwide, WRI’s Electric School Bus Initiative is proud to be joining with partners and convening groups dedicated to making this transition successful for all stakeholders.
Here’s how you can get involved:
- School districts: CALSTART's Electric School Bus Network. For school districts currently working to electrify their school bus fleets, or who are interested in learning more about the process, CALSTART is hosting a series of working group meetings. To learn more, including how to join, click here.
- Electric utilities: The Electric School Bus Initiative's Electric Utility Working Group. The ESB Initiative has convened a nationwide working group of electric utility organizations, key stakeholders and advisory members. To learn more, including how to join, click here.
- Manufacturers & Industry: CALSTART's Industry Electric School Bus Working Group. This interactive working group is designed for industry representatives such as manufacturers, dealers, private fleet operators, community college representatives, and other educational institutions. In partnership with the ESB Initiative, Manufacturing Renaissance and the Michigan Clean Cities Coalition, CALSTART hosts this working group focused on the intersection of the manufacturing industry and electric school buses. These recurring meetings will facilitate discussions that help identify knowledge gaps and focus on improving workforce development and training. To learn more, including how to join, contact CALSTART at SchoolBusTeam@calstart.org.