Workforce and Skills Training Programming

The WDC has two Workforce and Skills Training programs aimed at strengthening San Antonio’s creative workforce. Bolstered by its 10-year partnership with Alamo Colleges’ Westside Education and Training Center, La Printeria and the San Antonio Motion Picture Academy provide hands-on training in fine art printmaking and filmmaking. Led by accomplished practitioners in their respective fields, the programs serve adult learners and students. 

Founder and Executive Director of La Printeria, Harvey Mireles

Founder and Executive Director of La Printeria, Harvey Mireles

La Printeria

La Printeria is a cultural arts social enterprise organization whose programming is based on fine art printmaking as it relates to education, practice, community, cultural preservation and economic development.

Brandon K. Olmos and film academy students from Edgewood Independent School District

Brandon K. Olmos and film academy students from Edgewood Independent School District

San Antonio Motion Picture Academy Case Study

The San Antonio Motion Picture Academy is a program of Alamo Colleges Westside Education and Training Center (WETC) and the City of San Antonio Westside Development Corporation (WDC) as its financial sponsor while SAMPA achieves its non-profit 501 (c)(3) status.