Ensuring an Educated Workforce

The Chamber 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. We also support a strong education system in order to prepare today's students for the challenges of college and future careers.

Direct-to-College Plan »

The Austin Chamber of Commerce announced that representatives of nine Central Texas business organizations and nine school districts have signed a comprehensive agreement to boost local direct-to-college enrollment rates to the national average, significantly increasing the number of students in post-secondary education. Click here to view the press conference.


The Numbers Are In – Find Out Where The Jobs Are and What's in Demand »

The Austin Job Market Report provides insight into current employer demands, skills and occupations in the Austin - Round Rock - San Marcos MSA.

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November 12, 2015  |  FOCUS Newsletter

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November 3, 2015  |  Press Release

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October 27, 2015  |  Press Release

Inaugural Capital Landscape Analysis for Austin Reveals Investment Gaps & Opportunities »

October 15, 2015  |  FOCUS Newsletter

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For more information about education and talent development programs, initiatives and volunteer opportunities in Central Texas.

Drew Scheberle, Senior Vice President, Federal/State Advocacy and Education/Talent Development, 512.322.5628.

Gilbert Zavala, Vice President, Education and Talent Development, 512.322.5644.

Kwee Lan Teo, Vice President, Talent Development & Acquisition, 512.322.5624.

Dana Harris, Vice President, Federal & State Advocacy, 512.322.5647

Andrew Feller, Director, Education & Talent Programs, 512.322.5638

Jose Carrillo, Vice President, Regional Business Advocacy, 512.322.5693

Andy Cantu, Director, Regional Mobility, 512.322.5685

Veronica J. Cavazos, College Readiness Program Manager | Austin Partners in Education, 512.637.0982 or visit www.austinpartners.org.

For Student Futures Project Contacts visit centexstudentfutures.org/contact.html

Financial Aid Saturdays

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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