Lyft is lifting our community out of the pandemic
Sep 8, 2021
Local businesses in Austin are doing all they can to help slow and stop the spread of Coronavirus. Lyft is just one of many companies doing their part in the business community.
Chamber connects students to college & careers
Aug 26, 2021
Nationally, research shows that between 10-40 percent of students planning to attend college encounter enrollment barriers that impact low-income or first-generation student enrollments. This process has been defined as “summer melt.”
Central Texas back to school plan
Aug 25, 2021
As COVID cases and requirements are changing daily, see below to stay up to date with the Central Texas school districts' return to school plans.
How Chamber staff felt after getting the COVID vaccine
Aug 11, 2021
To our staff, protection and safety are always top of mind. For some, it was a simple act and for others, an emotional experience.
McKinsey & Company's COVID-19 impact on business, the economy, and recovery
Mar 23, 2021
There are so many questions centered around life after coronavirus. What will our well-being and recovery look like when returning to work?
Austin MSA K12 Reopening Dates
Oct 28, 2020
Your updated list of school reopening information and online resources
Local foundations step up to help schools and students
Aug 6, 2020
This pandemic has shone a spotlight on the inequities impacting our school communities. From food service to laptops, our young learners need our help. Read on for a list of local education foundations and how to support them.
COVID-19 Higher education closures & online resources
Jul 30, 2020
Your updated list of higher education closures and information
Austin MSA K12 Closures & Online Learning Services
Jul 23, 2020
Your updated list of school closure information and online resources
Webinar recap - College transition in the COVID-19 crisis
May 21, 2020
On Tuesday, May 19, Gilbert Zavala, Vice President Education & Talent Development for the Austin Chamber, spoke with our partners at the University of Texas, Texas A&M University, Texas State University, and Austin Community College to answer questions related to COVID-19’s impact on post-secondary institutions.
SXSW EDU webinar recap - Workforce Counselors Guiding Pathways for Seniors
May 18, 2020
In this SXSW EDU panel discussion, Kwee Lan Teo, Vice President of Talent Development & Acquisition for the Austin Chamber, discussed the role that the Chamber plays in helping to connect students to career opportunities.
Webinar recap - Make It Movement: Everyone CAN Make It
May 13, 2020
On Tuesday, April 28, Gilbert Zavala, Vice President Education & Talent Development for the Austin Chamber, spoke in the SXSW EDU Make it Movement panel, along with Alex Chandler and Susan Dawson of E3 Alliance, Roy Spence of GSD&M, and Austin Mayor Steve Adler.