Innovative Strategies - One Workforce

​​​​​​​​​​The U.S. Department of Labor awarded $1​0 million in federal grant funds to Dallas College to prepare individuals for success in middle-to high-skilled occupations in the growing sectors of:

  • Information Technology/Cybersecurity
  • Advanced Manufacturing/Robotics
  • Transportation

Over four years (2021-2025), the project will train 4,000 individuals in skills to advance in well-paying career pathways.


Employers are invited to participate. Interested employers, please contact us via the interest form:


This project will:

  • Assist employers to better leverage untapped talent and hire for potential.
  • Develop work-based learning and clear career pathways for unemployed, underemployed and incumbent workers to reach mid-to-high skill jobs.
  • Develop innovative instructional strategies designed to keep pace with sector growth. This includes online, distance and other technology-enhanced learning.
  • Help participants overcome barriers to success through mentoring, career counseling and industry-led, competency-based training.
  • With industry collaboration, create strategies to sustain and scale these efforts into the future, and beyond Texas.

Employers and Associations Currently Committed

  • AAR Corp.
  • Amcor
  • American Leather
  • AT&T
  • Brill Inc.
  • Bruckner's
  • ClarkDietrich
  • FFE Transportation Services, Inc.
  • Housely Group
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Micropac
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Pinnacle Group
  • Premier Truck Group
  • Refresco
  • Shearer's Foods, LLC
  • South Star JCB
  • Action Career Training (ACT)
  • Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM)
  • Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association  
  • AmSkills
  • Aviation Institute of Maintenance
  • Associated Industries of Texas
  • Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy
  • Dallas County Manufacturers Association (DCMA)
  • Federation of Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME)
  • Securus Foundation
  • Sycamore Services
  • Tampa Bay Works
  • Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)
  • Texas Trucking Association (TXTA)
  • The Manufacturing Institute (NAM)

Upcoming Events


Employers are invited to participate. Interested employers, please contact us via the interest form:

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