Workforce Industry needs drive our decisions and programs
WorkTexas is accountable to its industry partners by ensuring the curriculum and teaching align completely with the needs of our employer partners. WorkTexas involves partners directly in both, curriculum development and enhancement, as well as in selecting and training the teachers who deliver instruction.
With the support of our industry partners, WorkTexas creates a robust training-to-employment pipeline to support the hiring needs of our employers and employment needs of our students via:
- Paid internships
- On-the-Job Training
- Registered Apprenticeships
- Direct Placement
If you are interested in partnering with WorkTexas, please contact Yazmin Guerra, Director of Workforce Development via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Gallery Furniture is hosting the initial location for WorkTexas training and the high school, as well as industry partner in carpentry, horticulture, preschool, and culinary arts.
Linbeck Construction – industry partner supporting construction trade training, both classes and internships.
Trio Electric – industry partner supporting electrical trade training, through their own curriculum, classes, and internships.
Houston Habitat for Humanity
Through shelter, Houston Habitat for Humanity empowers people to build a better future for themselves and their families by completing financial and home maintenance training, building homes alongside volunteers, and by purchasing their homes with an affordable mortgage. With this hand up, they achieve strength, stability, and self-reliance.
Kinsel Motors – industry partner supporting auto and diesel tech training, both classes and internships.
MOC Central - industry partner supporting auto and diesel tech training, both classes and internships.
S&B Engineers and Constructors
S&B Engineers and Constructors - industry partner supporting welding and other construction trade training, both classes and internships.
Element Architects – providing pro bono architectural work to convert 12,000 square feet of Gallery Furniture showroom space into a high school and CTE shop area.
XVAND – providing pro bono IT Support to set up the job center and trade school intake center at Gallery Furniture.
Lincoln Lumber is an industry partner supporting construction trade training, both classes and internships.
Become an Industry Partner
WorkTexas involves partners directly, to ensure our training aligns with the workforce skills you need. Complete the form below to inquire about becoming a partner.
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