Meeting The Needs of Our Future Workforce
The Tomball Economic Development Corporation has a strategic mission to develop workforce initiatives. Led by business and education partners, the TEDC assists in creating advanced opportunities to learn in Tomball. These innovative learning methods create a collaborative educational environment in Tomball, helping to build a robust talent pipeline.
Tomball Independent School District is ranked among the highest-rated school districts in the State of Texas, and serves more than 18,000 students across 20 campuses.
The TEDC works closely with Tomball ISD and Lone Star College-Tomball to achieve workforce and continuing education goals. Through events and platforms such as job fairs, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) camps, and the Tomball Innovation Lab, the TEDC and its partners bring business and education together.
Industry Involvement is Key
Tomball’s business community is committed to providing inventive methods of learning to Tomball students. Working with the TEDC and Tomball’s educational institutions, local businesses offer exclusive opportunities for academic advancement. These programs will continue to positively shape Tomball’s premier workforce.
Baker Hughes and its state-of-the-art Western Hemisphere Education Center in Tomball, has hosted several Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) camps for Tomball ISD students. Students who attended the camps learned about the energy industry and heard from Baker Hughes employees about their work to help solve real-world challenges to produce safer, cleaner and more efficient technology for people and the planet.