slide1Great Texas History
Waller County remains the last great frontier in the Houston area.
slide2World class companies.
Waller County is home to Igloo Products Corporation.
slide3Small Towns, big ideas.
Just another day in the country. You will enjoy the great communities.
slide3First class aviation
Home to Houston Executive Airport.

Workforce & Workforce development

Waller County is committed to supporting businesses through a strong workforce and ongoing workforce training. We have partnerships with the areas strongest training organizations. Within 30 minutes in most any direction, you will find a strong community college or university offering a wide range of training programs.

For qualifying individuals and businesses, WCEDP seeks workforce training grants making it even more affordable for companies located in the county. These grants range from subsidizing wages for back-to-work programs to complete training programs through skills development.

 

Available workforce Data

2010 Census Industry and Wage Demographics

2000 Census Basic Employment Data.

Workforce Development

Training and development are the key to building a strong workforce. To facilitate employee training, Waller County EDP has partnered with area community colleges and The WorkSource to provide workforce training. For more information on Workforce Solutions, visit them at their web site.

prairie view a&m university Continuing education

Prairie View A&M University is the second oldest university in Texas. Part of the renowned Texas A&M System, you can receive a quality education and continue your education though their Continuing Education program. This program is especially suited for working professionals and companies needing corporate training. Learn more here.

Texas State Technical College

TSTC is well-respected throughout Texas as a premiere workforce training institution. Located in Waco, TSTC serves throughout the state by helping to meet the demands for a well-trained workforce. In Waller County TSTC has partnered with WCEDP to locate needs within the county and address those needs through custom designed workforce training in programs such as welding and industrial mechanics. Learn more here.

Cy-Fair College

The newest campus in the Lone Star College System, Cy-Fair College has already exceeded expectation with near capacity enrollment in its first year. Providing many services similar to Tomball College, many Waller County citizens find the short 20-30 minute commute to Cy-Fair in Harris County a pleasant drive on the way to a great education. Learn more here.

Blinn College

While located in neighboring Brenham in Washington County, and only a short twenty minute commute from Hempstead, Blinn College is a two-year junior college that provides a variety of educational services including workforce development. As part of their outstanding relationship with Texas A&M, students attending college at Blinn will have the fast track to Texas A&M should they decide to continue their education. Learn more here.

Tomball College

Located in Tomball, Texas, Tomball College is part of the dynamic North Harris Montgomery Community College District that also serves the Waller ISD. A short 20 mile drive from the city of Waller, Tomball College stands as a model community college by providing services for college-bound students, continuing education, adult learning, and workforce development. Tomball College also works closely with Waller ISD to provide dual-credit classes and vocational education. Learn more here.