UpSkill Coastal Bend Partner Expo 2022

We are excited to invite Coastal Bend residents to the first-ever UpSkill Coastal Bend Partner Expo! Get to know the partners and the resources that will help you elevate your career. UpSkill Coastal Bend is a cooperative effort of workforce, education and economic development experts aimed at supporting the education and job attainment of Coastal Bend residents.

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Del Mar College Partners with Coastal Bend College to Offer Truck Driver Training at CBC Pleasanton Campus

https://vikingnews.delmar.edu/del-mar-college-partners-with-coastal-bend-college-to-offer-truck-driver-training-at-cbc-pleasanton-campus/ In 2018, the nation’s over-the-road trucking industry reached a shortage of 60,800 drivers even though 3.5 million commercial drivers were employed last year. As the shortage continues to grow, the American Trucking Association (ATA) estimates that industries’ need for tractor-trailer drivers who hold a Class A Commercial Drivers License (CDL) will reach a demand

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Del Mar College offering two new associate degree programs addressing automated robotic manufacturing and electrical power distribution

Automation and the use of robots for manufacturing are growing. Even the oil and gas industry uses the technology, and a skilled workforce in the Coastal Bend to develop and maintain these systems is needed. In the electric power and utility sector, entry-level workers are also in-demand. American Electrical Providers (AEP) of Texas has partnered

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Higher Education Gains from its Role in the UpSkill Houston Collaboration

Peter Beard, the Greater Houston Partnership’s senior vice president for Regional Workforce Development, leads the Partnership’s UpSkill Houston initiative. Beard recently hosted a roundtable of representatives from the various sectors participating in UpSkill Houston – industry, K-12, higher education, and community development. Dr. Brenda Hellyer, chancellor of San Jacinto College, participated in the roundtable, and her comments are

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