Lorena Knight, TWC Education Outreach Manager, sits down with Commissioner Julian Alvarez to discuss the important
work performed by Education Outreach Specialist throughout the state of Texas. Lean how our Outreach Specialist
work with schools, organizations, and communities to prepare students for success beyond high school.
This video will provide you with a general resource showcase of all the career education resources, tool, and
services available through the Texas Workforce Commission. These resources which include online tools, publications,
services, and labor market data, are designed to help students make better informed decisions about their plans
beyond high school.
If you are looking for career exploration and readiness tools in print or digital format, we got you covered. This
video will explore all of the career education publications, digital interactive tools, and career hotline we have
available for students and job seekers across the state. Explore how you can access, download, and print these
resources for free or at a very low cost if you prefer to purchase a professionally-printed version from us.
There are many online tools available for students, job seekers, employers and Texans alike to collect labor market
data and information. Whether you are looking for workforce and skill demand in your area, typical wages for specific
occupations, an economic overview of your region, comparative outcome data for public colleges and universities in the
state, and more, know that we have the tools to help you find that data. This video will show you where to find the
information you need and the right tool to help you get it.
Are you an educator or academic counselor looking for an expert on employer engagement, work-based learning, career
development, workforce advising or professional development to work with your students, parents, or colleagues? Then
watch this videos to find out more about the Education Outreach department in the Texas Workforce Commission, what
our Education Outreach/Workforce Specialists do, and how you can request the free services and resources from our team.
Not sure where to start for your career exploration or research? Find everything you need on the Texas Career Check
website. This quick video explains why Texas Career Check is the perfect tool to search for information on careers and
educational institutions. Get details on skill demand, job descriptions, job openings, school tuition fees and admission
requirements, majors available and so much more. Go to TexasCareerCheck.com to use this helpful tool.
Choosing a career is important but it requires more than just picking a desired occupation. You want to make sure
that the career you choose with be a good fit for you and your future. This video will cover tools and strategies
to discover careers that align with your skills, interest, and values.
There are many different education and training options available to you after high school. In this video you will
learn about many of these options and how they can impact you financially. You will learn about financial aid such
as grants, scholarships, student loans and more. The video covers strategies to help you plan effectively and ensure
you are empowered to make informed decisions about your future.
Soft skills such as work-ethic, teamwork, communication, punctuality, and many others are important and necessary in
today's work environment. This video will cover the type of skills needed to have a successful career and continued
professional growth and development. You will learn strategies to identify personal strengths and areas of