In addition, the Automotive Manufacturing Training and Education Consortium selected the Academies one of five exemplary career pathway programs in the nation. They stated that “The Alamo Academies model is the best program…seen worldwide executing all major characteristics of a pathway model.”
U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis recognized the successful workforce model during her visit to the Academies last year tweeting “Success stories at Alamo Academies…today! Good hi-tech jobs await the students.”
U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez visited the Alamo Academies as well in 2014 telling the Academies student’s “This is America 21st century manufacturing, and it’s cool!”
The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas recognized the Academies on their website as an industry-driven workforce development model that is helping solve the broken school-to-work pipeline is sustainable and supports companies’ global competitiveness.
The National Journal highlighted this outstanding program in two separate articles in their national publication and website and also cited the Alamo Academies as one of the top workforce innovations in the country providing a solution for problems facing America today. Over 1,001 graduates; 95% of graduates continued higher education or obtained jobs in target industries.