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About Us

​Workforce Solutions Capital Area connects local people to local jobs. Whether you need a job right now or you're a student looking for a career pathway that will help you achieve the lifestyle you want to live, we’re here for you! 

meet the team

Our team of Workforce Career Education & Outreach Specialists raise awareness of career possibilities to students in grades 6-12 in five Austin area school districts: Austin, Del Valle, Elgin, Manor, and Pflugerville. Our work is done through a two-year program in partnership with Austin area school districts with funding from Texas Workforce Commission

Outreach Specialists
  • Natalie Obregon

    Serves North Austin ISD schools.

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    North Austin ISD

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    Stephanie Calderon

    Serves South Austin ISD and Del Valle ISD schools.

    Schedule an Appointment:

    South Austin ISD · Del Valle ISD

  • Torie Watson

    Serves Elgin ISD and Manor ISD schools.

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    Elgin ISD · Manor ISD

  • Shannon Scriven

    Serves Pflugerville ISD schools.

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    Pflugerville ISD

Data & Leadership
Jessica Garay

Data and Career Awareness Project Coordinator

 Jessica works with the team to provide timely labor market data and local job trends. She is also available to give presentations in the classroom on in-demand careers available in the Austin metro area. 

Leslie Puckett

Director of Research and Career Awareness

Leslie leads WFS Capital Area’s strategic goal to bring awareness of in-demand careers to job seekers and students in Austin/Travis County. She develops partnerships with local secondary and post-secondary entities and employers

Let's work together!

We're proud to support the great work of many workforce, education, and economic development organizations in our community seeking to inspire and inform residents about career opportunities in many in-demand occupations.  


Contact Us Now

If you want a presentation in your classroom, labor market info, or more career exploration resources, use the form below to contact us.

To request a presentation, click here.


Workforce Solutions Capital Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available, upon request, to persons with disabilities. Relay Texas: 1.800.735.2989 (TDD) / 711 (Voice).

Equal Opportunity is the Law

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