About Skillsengine

Make the world's skills useful for everyone

SkillsEngine is a nonprofit aligning educators, employers, individuals and workforce development interests through shared technology and a common skills language.

📍  Located in Austin, TX

SkillsEngine is a non-profit initiative of the Center for Employability Outcomes at TSTC.

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Our Mission

Advancing prosperity through a shared understanding of skills

SkillsEngine moves beyond current labor market solutions, offering a smarter way to collaborate, align, and share in skills knowledge.

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Why us

Built on a legacy of outcome-driven skills innovation

SkillsEngine was born from a state of Texas mandate that publicly-funded colleges and universities demonstrate curriculum-to-employer alignment.

To address the mandate, Texas State Technical College (TSTC), Texas’ only technical college whose operational funding is tied to student career earnings, established the Center for Employment Outcomes (C4EO), whose research gave birth to SkillsEngine.

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Better outcomes for everyone

SkillsEngine connects educators, employers, and individuals through a shared understanding of the skills that matter most.

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Validated skills


Job Profiles created


Courses optimized


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Trusted by industry & education

Helping skills development leaders build workforce and education tools to unlock better outcomes through a shared understanding of skills.

Community College of Aurora
Colorado Community College System
Indiana Department of Workforce Development
Gray Associates
Lamar Community College
Red Rocks Community College
Workforce Talent Educators Association (WTEA)
Trinidad State College
Morgan Community College
Skillful: A Markle Initiative
Pikes Peak Community College
Texas Southmost College
Texas Education Agency
Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station
Colorado Workforce Development Council
Northeastern Junior College
Houston Community College
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Arapahoe Community College
Texas State Technical College
Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
HealthForce Minnesota
Global University Systems
Pueblo Community College
Austin Community College Biotechnology
Mi Casa Resource Center

Supporting open skills alliances

We are a proud member of, and contributor to, leading national open skills networks and industry alliances.

Rework America Alliance

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Open Pathways Alliance

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Open Skills Network

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