An Educated Workforce For Business Success
Education and Talent Initiatives at the Austin Chamber support a strong education system in order to prepare today's students, the next generation of employees, for the challenges of college and future careers. Initiatives work to enhance capacity for K-12 education systems to graduate academically prepared students and to ensure a broad spectrum of students matriculate from high school to post-secondary or higher education institutions. Education and talent works to ensure effective training programs and senior talent attraction strategies exist to train or re-train residents for the continually evolving employment sectors of the greater Austin region.
The Chamber's AustinTechSource.com is an online talent community designed to attract experienced, out-of-market technology talent to the region. AustinTechSource.com was developed to address the Austin tech community's need for mid-to-senior level positions, the vibrant presence of which is vital to the region’s continued growth.
Austin Best Practice in Education Reform »
What kind of business involvement does it take to truly make a difference in the education arena? Business can function as a critical customer, a partner, or a policy advocate. Leaders in Austin, Nashville, and Massachusetts adopted each of these roles, thus stepping up to make a big difference in K-12 schooling. Read Report from Institute for A Competitive Workforce.
Business and Education is a powerful partnership. The Community Education Progress Reports allow community stakeholders to enhance college readiness and enrollment. Read about your District.
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Did you know that students who complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are 350% more likely to go to college, according to the Student Futures Project?
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