Who we are

The vision of Power the Way for Education, Inc. is to “Educate the Next Generation of Utility Lineworkers while empower men and/or women to become part of an elite work force”.

Power the Way for Education, Inc. was created in 2014 by the Hanson Family. We received our official 501(c)3 in July of 2015. Since the start of the organization we have had the honor of assisting 8 young men on their journey to be come linemen.

Power the Way for Education, Inc. has been established to assist with scholarships, career counseling, tutoring, and promoting safety in the workforce for future lineworkers. Power the Way for Education, Inc. will work with industry leaders to provide continuing educational programs for first responders and current linemen.

In 2018 we have added a scholarship for future Electricians in memory of Williams Hanson co-founder of PWE. William passed away on December 15, 2018, after a courageous battle with CNS Lymphoma.

Power the Way for Education, Inc. is dedicated to educating our communities and youth with interactive programs in conjunctions with partnerships with training centers, utility companies, industry related organizations.

The mission of Power the Way for Education, Inc. is the pursuit of the following principles:

  • Power the Way for Education, Inc. is dedicated to providing assistance to any men/women that would like to pursue and education in the utility linemen industry, while promoting safety standards and education.

  • To establish an effective program that benefits potential applicants and their future employers. 

  • Possibility: Power the Way for Education, Inc. wants to expand the recognition of the industry with presentation in high schools, workforce agencies, community events, libraries and other public venues