Community Resource Partners

Workforce Development & Training

Collaboration, teamwork and dedication to a common goal: your success! Our Community Resource Partners and the Wylie Economic Development Corporation are all here to help your company grow and prosper. Here is a list of our local resources that can help your company grow and succeed in Wylie!

Wylie ISD

Do you hire high school students or need access to young adults who are entering the local workforce right after graduation? The WISD is your local resource for creating real world solutions and custom curriculum to suit your business needs. Partnering with the Wylie Independent School District is the first step to successfully creating a local talent pipeline to build your workforce of the future.  

Collin College - Wylie Campus

Whether you are opening a new business, expanding a production line or simply trying to skill up or train your existing workforce, Collin College can help. Its team of professionals is dedicated to delivering comprehensive training to help you enhance your business’s performance. With cost-effective, customized training, your employees will develop new skills and knowledge to better perform in this dynamic global economy.   

Collin Small Business Development Center

Are you starting a new business or trying to grow your start-up? The Collin SBDC is an excellent resource for strategic business consulting. Through its partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the State of Texas and Collin College, the consulting is provided at no charge to residents of Collin and Rockwall Counties. Additional (low and no-cost) workshops and seminars are scheduled to help your business succeed.

Smith Public Library

Wylie residents can use the Small Business Center to access numerous research databases, eBooks/Audiobooks, and conduct popular catalog searches. Reference USA, EBSCO, TexShare, OverDrive and OneClickDigitial are all available for free with a Smith Public Library card.  The Small Business Center has you covered for information on topics ranging from start-ups, entrepreneurship, business plans, home-based businesses, success in business, patents, small business law, and management. 

City of Wylie - Planning and Zoning

Do you have a question about Planning & Zoning, Building Inspections, Fire Code, or simply have questions regarding permitting? If so, the City of Wylie’s professional staff is here to help!

Wylie Area Chamber of Commerce

Do you want to make connections, get involved and network with the local business community? The Wylie Area Chamber is your local solution.  The voluntary organization offers various platforms for members to connect with local businesses and citizens through publications, networking opportunities and community events.  In addition to the Chamber’s primary function, it also offers a local Leadership Program and Legislative outreach both locally and in Austin. Want to get connected? Contact the Wylie Chamber for more information.  

Wylie Downtown Merchants Association

Are you interested in opening a business in downtown Wylie? The WDMA is a non-profit, volunteer organization created to promote local merchants and preserve the historic downtown district designated by the City of Wylie. Local members meet once a month to discuss upcoming events and network with local citizens. 

Workforce Solutions of North Central Texas

Are you interested in finding qualified workers for your new or expanding business? Workforce Solutions of North Central Texas is an excellent resource for connecting workers to jobs. Through its state partner, Texas Workforce Solutions, Workforce Solutions of North Central Texas seeks to serve your business with the talent it deserves. With invaluable links to community colleges, vocational schools, independent school districts, among a myriad of other partners, Workforce Solutions of North Central Texas will help set your business up for success.

Who Represents Me?

This map shows the government officials that represent Wylie on a state and federal level and the best ways to contact.

Texas Economic Development Council

Representing the foremost economic development council in the state, this report compiles the legislative priorities to aid economic development in Texas.

Texas Municipal League

The Texas Municipal League lobbies for the interests of city governments as well as supplementing legal, financial, and legislative services. This site tracks important shifts in policy in the state of Texas.

Need more Information? Connect with us!

The Wylie Economic Development Corporation, City of Wylie, Wylie Chamber of Commerce and the Wylie Downtown Merchants are here to help! Please don't hesitate to reach out to any of us if you need more information.

Angel Wygant
BRE Director