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San Antonio Works
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Mission

The mission of San Antonio Works is to create a “best‐in‐class” industry led experiential learning program to serve students and employers in the city of San Antonio and Bexar County by growing and enhancing the existing career and technical education programs currently in place throughout the community to meet specific high‐skill workforce needs.

SA2020 Impact

Our goals are to: To create awareness of the multiple career pathways that exist for students in San Antonio To cultivate integrated and long‐term partnerships between key employers and the multiple school districts as well as institutions of higher learning in the San Antonio area to create programs that help fulfill a specific workforce need or gap; To educate teachers and administrators at all levels on the evolution of career and technical education to serve a diverse student population; To provide meaningful workforce experiences for students that will enhance skill development, and, ultimately, lead to industry‐recognized certification, preparedness for additional post‐secondary education, and/or employment in our knowledge based economy; and To reduce the current dropout rate on participating campuses while simultaneously increasing both college readiness and employability for students. Improve and coordinate career advising across K12, higher education, workforce and community-based systems Explore one or more career high schools for career advising and adult education Support teacher and leadership professional development around Project-Based Learning (PBL) Partner with nonprofits expanding existing soft/essential skills programs and support youth while completing internships or other Work-Based Learning (WBL) Develop a regional partnership with Jobs for the Future/Pathways to Prosperity supporting strengthened career pathways and middle skill opportunities in San Antonio.


Location

602 East Commerce

San Antonio, TX 78205

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