Posts in Community Partnerships
Introducing the Parenting Palooza Family Expo - an event designed to pool resources from across the region and equip families with the tools they need for success. This expo serves as a powerful platform for families to access a wide array of local resources, enabling them to confront these challenges head-on.
This week, we had the opportunity to help celebrate the 2023 Teacher Externship Program with participating educators from Bastrop ISD, who leveraged externships with local employers this summer into new lesson plans and opportunities for area students. Thank you to our partners at Bastrop ISD, the Bastrop Chamber of Commerce, and our many participating employers for helping us provide Rural Capital Area educators the opportunity to see classroom content and learning strategies applied in the workplace.
Thanks to the San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce & the Greater San Marcos Partnership for inviting our CEO Paul Fletcher, along with Workforce Solutions Capital Area CEO Tamara Atkinson, and Workforce Solutions Alamo CEO Adrian Lopez, to discuss their Texas Talent & Economic Growth Project, at the 2023 State of Workforce & Education Summit in San Marcos.
TOPICS: Community Partnerships
Connecting Classrooms to Careers! As the excitement of a new school year approaches, educators, students, and parents are gearing up for a fresh start, and we're excited to team up with our amazing community partners in Round Rock to empower students to be Future Ready.
We're grateful for the opportunity to attend the Texas Association of Workforce Boards Quarterly Meeting & Executive Directors' Council Retreat in Arlington this week to collaborate on best practices to continue enhancing workforce opportunities for Texans statewide.
Central Texas is blessed with scenic beauty and a rich cultural heritage across its many communities. However, beneath this tranquil surface, many rural communities within the region face unique challenges in their pursuit of economic growth and prosperity. The key to unlocking their potential lies in a dedicated workforce development engine - Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area.
TOPICS: WSRCA Events, Business Services, Talent Development, Veterans Services, Community Partnerships, The Future of Work, Manufacturing, Career Training, WSRCA Services, Job Search, Skilled Trades, Healthcare