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FWISD to Expand Cradle-to-Career Vital Link Program This Fall

Under the leadership of Superintendent Kent P. Scribner and the Board of Education, the FWISD Office of Innovation is undergoing a series of cradle to career initiatives to redesign, transform, and revitalize Fort Worth ISD Schools.   

One of those initiatives is the refreshed and expanded Vital Link – Connecting Students to Careers.  Vital Link is a unique business and education partnership program designed to give students and their teachers the opportunity to gain real world work experience and apply the skills learned at school to the workplace.  In addition, the recent merger of the FWISD and TCC advisory boards will increase collaboration between educators and industry as they create as Fort Worth prepares for a new kind of workforce in a post-COVID 19 environment. 

The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, the Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce and the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce view collaboration by employers with our school district as a best practice for talent development, attraction, and retention. Other community partners include Tarrant County College, Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County, Texas Wesleyan University, and others.  

Visit or Contact the Office of Innovation website to learn more about Vital Link and how to impact your future workforce by supporting this educational initiative.