The following are valuable resources, documents and website links that are designed to assist you in helping improve our workforce developement in Texas.
Draft letter for Home Builders Associations to use to introduce our industry to school administrators, CTE professionals, community leaders and other interested parties. Click here for a Draft Letter in PDF format.
Career Fair Contest Blueprints
How to Host a Construction Career Day
Most construction career day events include multiple contractors from the area (or even the state) and give students exposure to many of the different construction trade jobs available to them. Build Your Future (BYF) has created a packet to provide guidance on how to plan, organize and execute a construction career day. It also provides a wide variety of resources including exploring careers in construction and how to get involved.
Building Sequence Power Point Presentation
This power point presentation can be shown to students, organizations, or on a loop at a Career Fair.
This document shows:
- Construction sequence of a home from start to finish
- Earning income potential in residential construction
- The critical demand for residential employment in Texas
Developing a Community Partnership
The Texas Association of Builders’ “Developing a Community Partnership” includes what HBAs are doing around the state to develop and enhance construction trades programs.
Texas Education Agency’s School District Locator
The Texas School District Locator (SDL) provides basic information for Texas schools, districts, and education service centers (ESCs) in map format. It also provides school district information, district accountability ratings, and enrollment and performance reports in text format.