McAllen training summit draws 630 workers; next summit set for May 19 in San Antonio

The first Infrastructure and Safety Summit hosted by the city of McAllen, Texas, attracted a record 630 people for one-stop workforce training and professional development in a wide variety of disciplines on March 24-28.

Thirty-three courses were offered at reduced tuition fees during the TEEX training event. The training summit was designed to assist both entry-level employees and experienced workers seeking career advancement in the fields of transportation, public works, utilities, and safety & health.

The next Infrastructure and Safety Summit will be held May 19-23 at the Texas A&M University – San Antonio Brooks City-Base Campus.  Thirty courses, ranging from 4 hours to 40 hours in length, will be conducted by subject-matter experts from TEEX’s Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute. Participants can save as much as $500 per course at this special training event, with reduced tuition fees ranging from $0 to a maximum of $100 per class. Read more.