Workforce Policy and Guidance

Workforce Policy and Guidance



TWC’s Workforce Policy and Guidance page provides searchable access to Workforce Development Letters, Adult Education and Literacy Letters, and Technical Assistance Bulletins. If you have questions about policy guidance, please email:



Comprehensive Program Guides

Visit the Workforce Program Guides page to access comprehensive program-specific guides that provide information and guidance on programs administered by TWC.


WD Letters, AEL Letters, and TA Bulletins

Information on all active and rescinded letters will appear in search results. However, a link to the letter is provided only for 1) active letters and 2) rescinded letters that were originally issued on or after January 1, 2016. Filter results by using the boxes below for Search Subject/Guidance No., Status, Keywords, Type, and Date. Once filters are selected, click the Apply button. Click the Reset button to clear all filters to begin a new search.

* If a document is not posted online, you may request a copy by emailing workforce.editing@twc.texas.gov.



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Guidance Number Statussort descending Subject Keywords Publication Date
WD 28-15 Active Employment-First Policy 11/13/2015
WD 27-15 Active Texas Rising Star Guidelines Revisions: Application and Self-Assessment for Accredited Providers Child Care 11/06/2015
WD 15-15 Active Procedural Requirements for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Initial Designation of Local Workforce Development Areas

Attachments:
Board Planning, WIOA 10/21/2015
WD 21-15 Active Extension of the Texas Rising Star (TRS) Implementation Guidelines and Modifications to the TRS Scoring Methodology and TRS Assessment Process Child Care, TWIST 09/02/2015
WD 12-15 Active Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Guidelines for Adults, Dislocated Workers, and Youth WIOA 06/02/2015
WD 10-15 Active 2015 Regional Workforce and Adult Education Integration Funding AEL, ES, WIOA, WIA 04/28/2015
WD 06-15 Active Industry-Recognized Skills Certification Initiative

Attachments:
WIA 03/09/2015
WD 32-14 Active Guidelines for Implementing Workforce Investment Act Waivers—Update WIA 11/25/2014
WD 31-14 Active Implementation of Amended Chapter 802, Integrity of the Texas Workforce System Rules, Regarding Board Contract Limits All Programs 10/24/2014
WD 18-14 Active Planned Gap in Service for Noncustodial Parent Choices Program NCP Choices, TWIST 06/12/2014
TA 277 Active Determining Net Self-Employment Income Using a Standard Deduction

Attachments:
Child Care 03/21/2017
TA 276 Active Child Care Fraud Detection Report Tools—Update Child Care, TWIST, UI 12/22/2016
TA 273 Active WIOA Requirement Changes in TWIST All Programs 05/12/2016
TA 274 Active Coordination of Services to Foster Youth All Programs 03/28/2016
TA 272 Active Community Resource Coordination Groups All Programs 03/04/2016
TA 251, Chg 1 Active Child Care Local Match Activities and Certified Public Expenditure Sources—Update Child Care 12/08/2015
TA 270 Active Child Care Quality Expenditure Cost Categories

Attachments:
Child Care, Financial Reporting 10/01/2014
TA 267 Active State Data Validation Requirements: Eliminating Data Element Errors in TWIST TAA, TWIST, WIA, WorkInTexas.com 04/09/2014
TA 266 Active Texas Health and Human Services Commission Data Discrepancies SNAP E&T, TANF/Choices, TWIST 02/12/2014
WD 14-13 Active The Workforce Information System of Texas: New Fund Code for Non–Texas Workforce Commission-Funded Grants TWIST 03/12/2013
WD 17-13 Active Financial Manual for Grants and Contracts Fiscal - Administration 03/04/2013
WD 08-13 Active Implementation of Amended Chapter 811, Choices Rules

Attachments:
TANF/Choices 01/06/2013
WD 29-12 Active Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006—Update Financial Reporting 09/27/2012
WD 32-03, Chg 4 Active Workforce Investment Act: Updated Workforce Investment Act Eligibility Guidelines Desk References TWIST, WIA 09/17/2012
WD 17-12 Active Capturing Training-Related Employment Data in The Workforce Information System of Texas All Programs, TWIST 06/26/2012
WD 38-11, Chg 1 Active Local Memoranda of Understanding with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services to Serve Foster Youth--Update

Attachments:
Administration, General 12/20/2011
TA 263 Active The Workforce Information System of Texas Trade Adjustment Assistance Desk Aid

Attachments:
TAA, TWIST 09/04/2013
TA 261 Active U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Work-Study Program All Programs 05/30/2013
TA 259 Active Provision of Meals and Refreshments All Programs, Fiscal - Administration 04/22/2013
TA 249 Active Identity Mismatch Verification Report

Attachments:
Child Care, TWIST 04/02/2013

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