SKILL UP Santa Fe brings together workforce-oriented nonprofits, businesses and the city to bring about change for the emerging workforce. SKILL UP Santa Fe seeks to increase the percentage of citizens that receive a credential or certificate aligned to industry demand. SKILL UP Santa Fe will also focus on articulating alignment of certificate and training to high demand fields. A major goal is to connect employers with learning and training opportunities to offer their employees, candidates will have access to free training resources aligned to jobs in Santa Fe, and education opportunities will be shared with employers and jobseekers to assure lifelong learning and economic improvement across Santa Fe.
TechHire is working with local education providers to expand and improve Tech and Emergent Media education, training and certification opportunities, to promote and expand Tech and Emergent Media camp and after-school programs, and is working with local Tech and Emergent Media employers to identify needed skills and ensure educational programs link with growing business needs. We are also developing a local database of Tech and Emergent Media businesses, developing an online video bank of more than 50 New Mexico Tech and Emergent Media Career Profile interviews with local professionals (preferably by youth for youth) and expanding local Tech and Emergent Media outreach, awareness and engagement.