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.

Out-of-Market Talent Recruitment Portal »

The Chamber's is an online talent community designed to attract experienced, out-of-market technology talent to the region. 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.


The Number 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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Community Education Progress Reports »

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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Austin ranks 5th on JLL's High Tech Industry Market Score ranking based key drivers of high tech industry growth. »

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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 Yam, Vice President, Talent Development & Acquisition, 512.322.5624.

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

Isabel Shelton, Director, Education & Talent Alignment, 512.322.5638

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

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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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