Texas Community Colleges: The Indispensable Workforce Institutions Building a Talent-Strong Texas
January 24, 2023
Dallas and virtual
This hybrid event hosted by the Business Leaders Advancing Skills in Texas (BLAST) coalition focuses on the pivotal role community colleges play in local and statewide workforce development, in association with the release of a new report, “All Eyes on Texas: Community Colleges Focus on Preparing for the Workforce of Tomorrow.” Discussion panels and speakers will highlight the strength of employer-community college partnerships. Texas Commissioner of Higher Education Harrison Keller and Woody Hunt, chair of the Texas Commission on Community College Finance, will share policy perspectives.
Business and industry leaders, education partners, policymakers and local business chambers are encouraged to attend in person at the Dallas Fed or virtually.
- January 24, 2023
11:30 a.m. –1:30 p.m. CT
Networking luncheon in Dallas begins at 11 a.m.
- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
2200 N. Pearl St.
Dallas, TX 75201
- Register online for in-person or virtual by January 17.
About the BLAST Coalition
The BLAST Coalition engages business leaders across Texas to deepen their involvement with local community and technical colleges and create skills-based programs to help the state build opportunity, stay competitive and maintain economic growth that benefits all Texans. Coalition members include the Austin Chamber, Dallas Regional Chamber, Greater Houston Partnership, San Antonio Chamber, Texas Association of Business, WorkingNation, Opportunity America and the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.