Workforce Development

UpSkill Houston: Strengthening our Residents, Key Industry Sectors and the Regional Economy

December 5, 2016  • Economic Opportunities Program

Guest blog post by Peter Beard, senior vice president of regional workforce development of Greater Houston Partnership.

UpSkill Houston is honored to be a part of the US Department of Commerce and Aspen Institute Communities that Work Partnership. The Houston region focuses on three areas: 1) creating a culture of employer leadership and responsibility; 2) prioritizing key occupations in sectors that drive and support drivers of Houston’s economy; and 3) aligning efforts by education and community organizations that develop the region’s talent pipelines. …”

This guest blog was published by the US Department of Commerce as part of the CTWP series celebrating collaboration across seven US communities. Read the full post at and share your thoughts with #CommunitiesThatWork.