January 29, 2019
Peter Beard discusses for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation blog how employers can support career awareness and exploration that inspires students to explore less-well-known careers.
January 15, 2019
Greater Houston Partnership President & CEO Bob Harvey and Senior Vice President, Regional Workforce Development, Peter Beard discuss education and the employment outlook with Alief Independent School Board Superintendent HD Chambers
September 27, 2018
Bryant Black, Director of Workforce Development for Greater Houston Partnership, shares with Carmela Walker how the Greater Houston Partnership came to be and how they are focusing on closing the skills gap in Houston, Texas.
September 19, 2018
Cy-Fair ISD educators say the Foundation High School Program is helping better prepare students for life after high school.
September 22, 2017
The Houston construction industry is facing unprecedented challenges caused by a shortage of skilled craft workers, an aging workforce and the devastating impact of Tropical Storm Harvey on the Gulf Coast region. With the economic impact of Hurricane Harvey estimated to be in the tens of billions, the speed and effectiveness of recovery efforts will rely on a skilled workforce positioned to repair damaged infrastructure, buildings and homes.