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CEJA Reports and Resources

See the links below for resources, reports, webinar recordings and more related to the implementation of the CEJA workforce and contractor programs. 

Legislation

Access the full text of the Energy Transition Act, also known as the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (CEJA), PA 102-0662.

Frequently Asked Questions

Reports and Resources

  • Clean Jobs Curriculum Framework for Returning Residents (February 2024)
    A framework developed by DCEO and its implementation partners through broad stakeholder input that outlines the basic training and curriculum requirements for the Returning Residents Clean Jobs Training Program. 
  • Illinois Clean Jobs and Training Program Inventory Report (March 2023)
    A report developed by DCEO and its implementation partners that assesses existing clean energy training and skills development programs in Illinois, evaluates industry employment trends to identify in-demand career opportunities for clean energy workforce training participants, and identifies best practices and programmatic gaps that must be addressed to support the growth of the clean energy industry in Illinois.
  • Energy Transition Workforce Commission Phase 1 Report (December 2022)
    A report produced by the Energy Transition Workforce Commission that describes the anticipated impact of the energy transition and provides a comprehensive set of recommendations to address changes to the Illinois workforce during the period of 2020 through 2050.
  • Clean Jobs Curriculum Framework (April, 2023)
    A framework developed by DCEO and its implementation partners through broad stakeholder input that outlines the basic training and curriculum requirements for the Clean Jobs Workforce Network program.
  • CEJA Grantee Map (October, 2023)
    An interactive map that includes locations of Environmental Justice and Restore. Reinvest. Renew. (R3) Communities, as well as other workforce resources (such as locations of apprenticeship programs, community colleges, and Illinois workNet centers).
  • CEJA Grantee List
    A list of all grantees receiving DCEO CEJA funding to date.
  • Potential Partners List
    A list of community based organizations, clean energy employers, and training providers who are interested in partnering to deliver one or more of the CEJA workforce programs.

 

Community Engagement Documents & Webinars

Program/Event Name

Description

Materials

Community Engagement for Clean Jobs Workforce Network Program

Listening sessions, interviews, & surveys to gather input on the Clean Jobs Curriculum Framework to be used in the Clean Jobs Workforce Network Program.

CEJA Workforce Planning Workshops

Planning workshops with information about upcoming CEJA workforce and contractor programs.

 
CEJA Workforce Ecosystem Webinar CEJA networking fairs and webinars to raise awareness about new CEJA workforce opportunities and to build partnerships.
CEJA Opportunities for Apprenticeship Growth

Webinar to raise awareness of new CEJA workforce opportunities for apprenticeships. 

Clean Energy Primes Accelerator Program

Request for Information

Returning Resident Clean Jobs Training Program

Request for Information

Clean Jobs Workforce Network Program, Energy Transition Navigator Program, Barrier Reduction Program

Request for Information

Jobs & Environmental Justice Grant Program

Request for Information

Clean Energy Contractor Incubator Program

Request for Information

Climate Works Pre-apprenticeship Program

Request for Information

Energy Transition Community Grant Program

Request for Information

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