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Education and Training

Workforce Solutions knows what tools you need to get a job, keep a job, and find a better job. Assistance for job search, work, and educational expenses are available for those who qualify. Visit one of our five offices to speak with our staff and determine your qualification.

Workforce Solutions can refer you to a community partner who offers the following types of training: 

Basic Skills – GED preparation, English as a Second Language, job readiness and general computer literacy training (ex: Microsoft Office Products).

Occupational Skills Training – courses or programs that will prepare an individual for a job specific occupation and provide them with an industry recognized credential.

For more information please call, toll-free, (956) 687-1121 or e-mail info@wfsolutions.org.

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TEA Offers Graduation Toolkit to Students, Parents, School Counselors

The Texas Education Agency, in collaboration with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Texas Workforce Commission, has a graduation toolkit for students, parents and school counselors available at their website. The TEA-produced brochures linked below are available for download and printing by school districts and the general public. A more extensive list of TEA publications is available at the TEA Publications Division.

The 2016 Graduation Toolkit (PDF, 1MB) provides details about the Foundation High School Program, benefits and explanation of the Distinguished Level of achievement option, endorsement choices, checklists and resources.

El Manual de Herramientas 2016 (PDF, 626 KB) para graduarse ofrece información detallada acerca del Programa Básico/Fundamental, de los beneficios y explicaciones de la opción del Nivel de Desempeño Destacado, de la elección de especialidades, de las listas de verificación y de distintos recursos disponibles.


Jobs and Education for Texas (JET) Grant Overview

The Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grant program allocates $10 million each biennium to defray start-up costs associated with the development of career and technical education programs to public community and technical colleges, and independent school districts. Formerly under the direction of the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, legislation passed by the 84th Texas Legislature transferred oversight of the state-funded program to the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). For more information regarding eligibility criteria and how to apply visit the following link: https://twc.texas.gov/partners/jobs-education-texans-jet-grant-program