Career and Technical Education

February 15, 2021Marissa Ransted, Director of Talent & Development for the Abilene Industrial Foundation

Career and Technical Education or CTE has recently become a centric focus for industry, education, workforce and economic development leaders … Read More >

Career & Tech Ed

November 23, 2020Reagan Berry Assistant Principal, CTE for Wylie ISD

Hello Chamber Members, My name is Reagan Berry. I am an assistant principal at Wylie High School as well as … Read More >

Attracting, Retaining and Engaging

October 26, 2020Doug Peters, President & CEO of the Abilene Chamber

We’ve surveyed our members a lot this year. From the beginning of COVID-19, through the shelter in place (seems like … Read More >

Happy Census Day!

April 1, 2020Doug Peters, President and CEO of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce

Dear valued member – While so much has changed in the last few weeks, and while we all share feelings … Read More >

Abilene Works

March 9, 2020Marissa Thompson, Director of Talent and Development of the Abilene Industrial Foundation

More than 77,300 civilians work in Abilene, Texas. The average wage in Abilene across all industries is $19.85/hour, this is … Read More >


February 14, 2020Marissa Thompson, Director of Talent and Development

CTE Signing Day Abilene has a 77,300 plus civilians within our labor force. When we look at our regional labor … Read More >