Who are we?
The Eastside Education & Training Center (EETC), located in the Eastside Promise Zone and in the San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD), was opened in November 2016 as an avenue for community residents to attain entry-level occupation skills or increase technical skills to connect to jobs or higher education opportunities. The Alamo Colleges District, City of San Antonio, San Antonio Independent School District , and other non- profit agencies are collaborating to bring this workforce training center to the Eastside community.
Current programs offered at the EETC:
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Medical Assistant (MA HPOG)
Information Technology (IT)
One on One GED assistance (High School Completion)
Intensive Career Readiness Classes in Math, Reading and Writing
Educational Advising, College Enrollment
Job Search Assistance
Job Search assistance or Career Exploration
Supportive services for students enrolled in programming
Child Care Development (CDA)
Heavy Equipment Operator
Career focused English Language Classes
Onsite Quality Child Development Center
- Attend an Information Session, offered on Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the EETC.
- Work with an advisor to select program of interest. Program lengths vary depending on specialization.
- Register and meet requirements for each program.
Students must complete the application process by the published application deadline for the term they plan to attend. For more information click here.
Programs & Services
For more information on partner programs and eligibility click on the highlighted links below.
Project Quest - Believes those long-term training results in long-term employment, family wages, benefits and an improved lifestyle for participants and their families. This program offers college-based studies and mostly directed toward achieving an associate degree from one of the colleges in the Alamo Colleges District. Some courses of study are based on certificate programs approved by the State of Texas and various licensing boards and, in some cases, may be offered through regional, state-certified private training facilities.
Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) - Provides the opportunity to obtain higher education, training and support services needed to secure positions that have opportunity for advancement and sustainability, ultimately leading to financial self-sufficiency.
Dual Generation – Helps families on the road to self-sufficiency by providing assistance with free tuition, resume assistance, job readiness, job search assistance, case management and childcare costs.
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) - Offers employment and training services for adults, dislocated workers, and youth and Wagner-Peyser employment services administered by the Department of Labor (DOL) through formula grants to states; and adult education and literacy programs and Vocational Rehabilitation state grant programs that assist individuals with disabilities in obtaining employment administered by the Department of Education (DoED).
I-BEST Program – Offers eligible applicants enrollment into a Career-EASE or Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL) class that includes career and college readiness and professional and social skills modules.