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The JET program provides grants to buy and install equipment for career and technical education (CTE) courses. These courses must lead to a license, certificate or post-secondary degree in a high-demand occupation. The JET Advisory Board meets every quarter to review received applications.

For the FY 23-24 Biennium $15 million was allocated for: public junior, technical, and state colleges. While $50 million allocated for: Texas ISDs; open-enrollment charter schools who have partnered with a college; and the Windham School District.

About the Board

The JET Advisory Board will meet at least once a quarter, or as needed, to review applications and recommend grant awards. The Board is presided over by the Chair of TWC and will include education and workforce stakeholders appointed by:

  • The Texas Governor
  • The Texas Lieutenant Governor
  • The Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives
  • The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
  • The Texas Workforce Commission

Appointees will serve two-year terms. The Chair of TWC will hold a statutory appointment.

Board Members

Will ConleyGov. Greg Abbott
Mario LozoyaLt. Gov. Dan Patrick
Dr. Jay KillgoTexas Speaker of the House
Vanessa MaloTexas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Scott NormanTexas Workforce Commission
Bryan DanielChair, Texas Workforce Commission

Meeting Agendas & Minutes

The Advisory Board meets at least once each quarter, or as needed. Meeting agendas and approved minutes are posted as they become available. All linked documents are in PDF format.


May 24, 2023


July 28, 2022


July 8, 2021September 30, 2021


April 16, 2020November 19, 2020


September 17, 2019


February 06, 2018June 26, 2018December 18, 2018