Youth Outreach

TEXO Foundation’s Youth Outreach focuses on creating pipelines within schools via advisory councils, classroom presentations, construction awareness events, and educator resources & support to encourage careers in construction and skilled trades.

Committee Mission: Create a unified approach to recruiting skilled trade workers, laborers, and degreed professionals into the construction industry.

Current Committee Chair: Nicole Arapis, Campos Engineering

For more information on what the Youth Outreach team has coming up, click below to sign up for our email list:

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Committee-Led Initiatives

Build Texas Proud Expo

This experiential showcase is more than just your average career fair – it’s a comprehensive dive into the many diverse roads that lead to a fulfilling career in the high-rising construction industry. Whether you’re a general contractor, specialty contractor, industry service provider, university, or vocational school, vendors at Build Texas Proud Expo provide hands-on opportunities for students to learn about the incredible paths to a career in the DFW building community.

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Constructing Student Success

This continuing education series is designed to connect construction educators & administrators with construction industry representatives from DFW and address key training needs. These workshops pop up throughout the year, so click below to subscribe and stay updated on upcoming offerings.


Educator Resources

In order to achieve our mission to educate, recruit, train, and retain the next generation of construction professionals, TEXO Foundation is committed to providing educators resources to help instruct students in the concepts and skills necessary to enter the field of construction. From elementary to post-secondary education, TEXO Foundation has a wide range of tools and connections to industry available.

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