Education Partners

Dallas College (formerly DCCCD) is the second largest community college in the country with more than 100,000 students enrolled across seven campuses and 13 satellite locations. Dallas College offers a vast array of services to support professional development including GED, ESL, workforce training certifications, and employer-sponsored tuition programs. Dallas County offers work-based learning programs including apprenticeships, co-ops, work-study, practicums, and internships, with specialized programs in IT, advanced manufacturing, healthcare, robotics, and more. Dallas College also partners with local employers by optimizing on local talent via Handshake, a talent acquisition solutions platform. Entrepreneurs can also participate in business coaching and planning through Goldman Sach’s 10,000 Small Business program, Venture Club and more. For additional information contact: or complete the Business Interest Form.

Dallas Independent School District (DISD) is also training and certifying workers through its Career and Technical Education programs, with students earning more than 4,600 certifications in varied topics like QuickBooks, Registered Dental Assisting and Powered Industrial Trucks. DISD also includes 50 National Academy Foundation (NAF) Academies serving 9,000 students. NAF academies create a learning environment that includes STEM infused industry-specific curricula and work-based learning experiences, including internships. For more information: