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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

Reality Check Budget Calculator

Reality Check Budget Calculator

(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.

Hotline

Hotline

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.

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Succeed at Work

All you need to know about being an excellent employee is included in this one slim volume. This 60-page career magazine is the perfect companion to the Texas Job Hunterís Guide. In practical, down-to-earth language, it describes how to be the kind of employee that employers want to hire and keep. Also, be sure to check out Succeed at Work Express

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.

Texas CARES Version 8

Texas CARES Version 8

LMCI is proud to introduce the new and better than ever Texas CARES Version 8. Texas CARES Version 8 (Career Alternatives Resource Evaluation System) is a multi-media career information system designed for individuals to explore different careers and related educational opportunities in Texas and around the country. Texas CARES, It's not just a slogan, It's exploring the "Real World".

TPEIR

TPEIR

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.

Texas CREWS

Texas CREWS

(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.

Resources for parents and children

Careers Are Everywhere

Careers Are Everywhere!

Careers are everywhere. More than just the title of this career-related elementary level activities workbook, the fact is that children start the process of exploring the world of work as early as the elementary grades. With each class they take, with each life experience, they gain a greater awareness of the nature of work and begin to form ideas about their future career roles.