Welcome! On this page you will find links to products and services offered by LMCI geared towards helping parents, young adults, and children explore the world of career choices and opportunities.

Resources for parents and young adults

Texas Reality Check

Texas Reality Check

(www.texasrealitycheck.com/) There is nothing more motivational for students than showing them the relevance between educational attainment and their earnings power. Reality Check is designed to help students understand the connection between lifestyle aspirations and the importance of postsecondary education.



The LMCI Career Information Hotline provides free career information to Texas students and educators. The Hotline operates 8:00-5:00 CST, Monday through Friday. Callers calling during non-business hours may leave requests on voice-mail.

Foundation High School Program Endorsement Career Links

Foundation High School Program Endorsement Career Links

Get the information your High School student needs to succeed in their educational endeavors! Foundation High School Program Endorsement Career Links will provide you with information regarding the new graduation requirements established by House Bill 5, 83rd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2013.

Career Success

Foundation High School Endorsement Bulletins

This series of bulletins takes a closer look at each endorsement area and connects those endorsement pathways to career opportunities. Each comprehensive issue contains vital information about the guidelines of the Foundation High School program and endorsement selection requirements. In addition, they feature careers that are specific to each endorsement area and the accompanying labor market information for each job title.


Succeed at WorkPDF document

This publication succinctly sums up what you need to know about how to be the type of employee that businesses will want to hire, keep, and promote.

Succeed at Work Today

Succeed at Work TodayPDF document

You set yourself up for success later by succeeding at work today. This brochure is about how to do that.

Starting the Conversation: Talking to Your Children about Career Exploration

Starting the Conversation: Talking to Your Children about Career ExplorationPDF document

This magazine provides hints for helping your children make good decisions that will ease the transition from high school to college or a career, and will also highlight some tools and sources of information that the Texas Workforce Commission and other state and federal agencies we work with offer.

Starting The Conversation

Starting The ConversationPDF document

Today, career success requires more detailed planning than it did in generations past. Talk with your kids about their future Today.



The Texas Public Education Information Resource (TPEIR) website provides reports and data on Texas educational topics and trends. These reports combine multiple data sources to produce useful information about Texas public school students from PK through college and into the workforce. Teacher certification and school district staff reports are also available.



(www.txcrews.org) The Texas Consumer Resource for Education and Workforce Statistics (Texas CREWS) is an interactive dashboard tool providing comparative information about Texas public 2-year and 4-year postsecondary institutions. By evaluating programs and institutions on the basis of resultant wages and student loan levels, Texas CREWS will allow parents and students to make informed decisions about college and get the best return on their educational investment.

Beyond High SchoolPDF document

Helping your child narrow down their education and training options after high school can be tough. Let the TWC help you figure out some criteria considerations to work through to help you and your child discover the best fit for them.

Resources for parents and children

JOBS! a Career Coloring Book for Elementary School Students

JOBS! a Career Coloring Book for Elementary School StudentsPDF document

This publication introduces students in grades K through 2 to the world of work. Featuring a poem and fun illustrations of sample jobs for coloring.

Careers Are Everywhere

Careers Are Everywhere!PDF document

This activity book helps elementary students grades 3 through 5 to begin exploring career possibilities. By introducing students to the 16 career clusters they will learn more about in high school, this activity book aims to help students develop self-knowledge, explore education and occupations, and learn to plan for careers.