Focus Areas


The Central Texas Healthcare Partnership (CTHP) is dedicated to filling the gaps in healthcare and ensuring there are enough healthcare employees to provide care to Central Texas. One of the essential pieces of that puzzle is ensuring a successful pipeline of talent for our education programs. This is why CTHP has dedicated workgroups focusing on educating K12 students about careers in healthcare. Resources are available on career pathway, profiles, and industry data so that students can make an educated choice about their future.

Career Opportunities & Career Ladders

The Targeted Occupations List and Career Planning pages can help clients identify the best job opportunities in the Austin-Travis County region. 

Climb the Ladder CTX

Career Seekers and Educators can utilize the website to access information on a variety of career information in healthcare, IT, and skilled trades and manufacturing. These resources educate students on career pathways and opportunities in the workplace.

Featured K-12 Speakers Panel Careers

The Healthcare K-12 Workgroup presents a new Career Focused Speaker Series every other month during the school year to educate students, teachers, and administrators about high demand healthcare jobs in the Austin area. Each Speaker Series is recorded and posted on our Climb the Ladder CTX website. Click here to learn more about career opportunities in healthcare today!

K-12 Healthcare Listserv

CTHP has a dedicated listserv to address K12 issues and opportunities in healthcare. To join the listserv and become involved email 

Calendar of Events

All CTHP K-12 events are listed on the Climb the Ladder CTX website to help students and schools to stay engaged with activities and opportunities.

K-12 Specialists

Workforce Solutions has dedicated Career Specialists available to assist K-12 students with career exploration and career pathways. Make an appointment today to learn more.

Clinical Placements

Clinical Placements are available for local health science programs at the hospitals for observation only. These are limited experiences and should be scheduled through your CTE director.

K-12 Engagement Form

To learn more about K-12 opportunities in healthcare and get involved, please complete the K-12 Engagement Form. 

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