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Guidance Number Status Subject Additional Attachments Type Keywords Publication Date Sort ascending
WD 28-23 Active Guidance on the Use of Metrix Learning™ Services
  1. Metrix General Online Coursework Enrollment Goals—Count by Board
  2. Metrix Industry Certification Track Training and Assistance Participant Estimates—Count by Board
  3. Metrix—Texas Administrator Guide
  4. Metrix Certification Tracks—Comprehensive Assistance Costs
WD Letters WIOA 11/21/2023
21-23, Change 1 Active Local Workforce Development Board Membership—Update
  1. Revisions to WD Letter 21-23 Shown in Track Changes
WD Letters Administration, Child Care, WIOA 11/20/2023
WD 02-23, Change 1 Active Adoption of a Universal Employment Plan—Update
  1. Attachment 1: Revisions to WD Letter 02-23 Shown in Track Changes
WD Letters ES, General, NCP Choices, RESEA, SNAP E&T, TAA, TANF/Choices, TWIST, Veterans, WIOA, WorkInTexas.com 11/14/2023
08-23, Change 1 Active Texas Child Care Connection and Child Care Automated Attendance—Update
  1. Child Care Provider Template KinderConnect
  2. Revisions to WD Letter 08-23 Shown in Track Changes
  3. Revisions to WD Letter 08-23, Attachment 1 Shown in Track Changes
WD Letters Child Care 11/08/2023
SR WFCMS-04 Change 1 Active Workforce Case Management System Questions & Answers—Update Staff Resources 10/30/2023
WD 19-23 Active Local Child Care Committee Requirements WD Letters Child Care 10/23/2023
WD 18-23 Active Adult Education and Literacy Grant Application Review
  1. AEL Local Service Provider Grant RFA 32024-00017—Board Review and Comment Form
WD Letters AEL, Board Planning, WIOA 10/23/2023
WD 23-23 Active Child Care Quality Funds Report and Implementation and Expenditure Plan
  1. Board Child Care Quality Expenditure & Activity Report Template
  2. Child Care Quality Expenditure & Activity Report Desk Aid, September 2023
WD Letters Child Care 10/23/2023
WD 27-19, Change 5 Active State Data Validation Requirements—Update
  1. WIOA Data Element Review
  2. Revisions to WD Letter 27-19, Change 4, Shown in Track Changes
WD Letters ES, TAA, TWIST, Veterans, WIOA, WorkInTexas.com 10/12/2023
WD 22-23 Active WIOA Required Board Partnerships
  1. WD Letter 22-23, Attachment 1
WD Letters Administration, Board Planning, General, WIOA 10/05/2023
TA 151, Chg. 1 Active Benefits of Registered Apprenticeship Programs—Update
  1. Revisions to TAB 151 Shown in Track Changes
TA Bulletins Apprenticeship, ETP 10/03/2023
WD 15-23 Active Workforce Automated Systems Data Entry Deadlines for Board Contract Year 2024 WD Letters Child Care, ES, Performance, SNAP E&T, TAA, TANF/Choices, TWIST, WIOA, WorkInTexas.com 09/29/2023
WD 16-23 Active Planning for Individualized Instruction Initiative WD Letters Child Care 09/27/2023
WD 24-23 Active Board Contract Year 2024 Federal Poverty Guidelines and State Median Income Amounts for Determining Eligibility and Parent Share of Cost for Child Care Services
  1. Board Contract Year 2024 Income Limit Eligibility Code Card for Child Care Services
  2. Income Ranges for Parent Share of Cost Assessment
WD Letters Child Care, TWIST 09/25/2023
WD 20-23 Active Board Contract Year 2024 Child Care Provider Payment Rates
  1. 20-23-att1-twc.pdf
WD Letters Child Care 09/20/2023
WD 09-19, Chg 2 Active Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Performance Outcomes: Measurable Skill Gains—Update
  1. Types and Documentation of Measurable Skill Gains
  2. Revisions to WD Letter 09-19, Change 1, Shown in Track Changes
WD Letters AEL, Performance, TAA, TWIST, VR, WIOA 09/19/2023
WD 17-23 Active Funds for Hiring and Retaining Texas Rising Star Mentors
  1. Board Contract Year 2024 Texas Rising Star Mentor Distributions
WD Letters Child Care 09/07/2023
WD 13-23 Active RESEA Exemptions, Outreach, and Appointment Cancelations
  1. Outreach Scripts
WD Letters RESEA, WorkInTexas.com 09/05/2023
WD 21-23 Rescinded Local Workforce Development Board Membership WD Letters Administration, Child Care, WIOA 09/01/2023
SR WFCMS-04 Rescinded Workforce Case Management System Questions & Answers Staff Resources 07/28/2023
WD 12-23 Active Provision of SNAP E&T Workfare Agreements for FFY'24
  1. Federal Fiscal Year/Program Year 2024 Workfare Agreement Template
  2. Workfare Agreement Checklist
  3. Minimum Annual Number of Workfare Slots for Federal Fiscal Year 2024 by Board Area
WD Letters SNAP E&T 07/27/2023
TA 289, Chg 3 Active WIOA Youth Program Elements—Update
  1. WIOA Youth Program Elements Matrix
  2. Revisions to TA Bulletin 289, Change 2, Shown in Track Changes
  3. Revisions to TA Bulletin 289, Change 2, Attachment 1, Shown in Track Changes
TA Bulletins TWIST, WIOA 07/23/2023
WD 08-23 Rescinded Texas Child Care Connection and Child Care Automated Attendance WD Letters Child Care 07/11/2023
WD 20-21, Chg 1 Active Digital Skills Building—Update
  1. Navigating the Rider 47 Targeted Skill Building Tool
  2. Revisions to WD Letter 20-21 Shown in Track Changes
WD Letters TANF/Choices, WIOA 06/26/2023
WD 11-23 Active Board Strategic Planning for Quality Improvement Event
  1. Travel Funds Distributed by Local Workforce Development Board
WD Letters Child Care 06/26/2023
wd10-23 Active TECPDS Board Training and Participation WD Letters Child Care 06/26/2023
WD 10-23 Active TECPDS Board Training and Participation WD Letters Child Care 06/26/2023
WD 09-23 Active Texas School Ready™ Comprehensive Program
  1. Texas School Ready™ Eligibility and Application Procedures
WD Letters Child Care 06/12/2023
WD 04-23 Active Build America, Buy America Act: Compliance under Vocational Rehabilitation Contracts with Local Workforce Development Boards
  1. 04-23-att1.docx
  2. 04-23-att2.pdf
  3. 04-23-att3.pdf
WD Letters VR 06/07/2023
WD 06-19, Chg 1 Active Incumbent Worker Training—Update
  1. Incumbent Worker Training Tracking Tool
  2. Notification Form for Incumbent Worker Training
  3. Revisions to WD Letter 06-19 Shown in Track Changes
WD Letters WIOA 06/06/2023
WD 07-23 Active Board Contract Year 2023 Child Care Allocation
  1. 07-23-att1-twc.pdf
WD Letters Child Care 06/05/2023
WD 04-21, Chg 3 Active Child Care Investments Partnership Program—Update
  1. Child Care Investments Partnership Project Examples
  2. Revisions to WD Letter 04-21, Change 2, Shown in Track Changes
WD Letters Child Care 04/25/2023
WD 29-22, Chg 2 Active Ban of TikTok and Other Nonwork-Related Social Network Services—Update
  1. State Agencies Letter
  2. TWC Prohibited Technologies Security Policy
  3. Revisions to WD Letter 29-22, Change 1, Shown in Track Changes
WD Letters Administration 04/25/2023
WD 06-23 Active Child Care Services Provider Exit Survey
  1. Child Care Services Provider Exit Survey (Sample)
WD Letters Child Care 04/24/2023
WD 18-22, Chg 1 Active Local Workforce Development Board Plans: Guidelines for Two-Year Plan Modifications of 2021–2024 Plans—Update
  1. WIOA Board Two-Year Plan Modification Form
  2. TWIC Requirements
  3. WIOA Target Occupations, In-Demand Occupations, and In-Demand Industries Template
  4. WIOA Target Occupations, In-Demand Occupations, and In-Demand Industries Template Instructions
  5. Revisions to WD Letter 18-22 Shown in Track Changes
WD Letters Board Planning, WIOA 04/11/2023
WD 19-21, Chg 2 Active Child Care Provider Contracted Slots Agreements—Update
  1. Attachment 1: Board Contracted Slots Report
  2. Attachment 2: Revisions to WD 19-21, Change 1, Shown in Track Changes
WD Letters Child Care 04/10/2023
WD 23-22, Chg 1 Active Texas Rising Star Entry Level Designation Implementation—Update
  1. Attachment 1: Revisions to WD Letter 23-22 Shown in Track Changes
WD Letters Child Care 04/05/2023
WD 25-22, Chg 1 Rescinded Child Care Quality Funds Report and Implementation and Expenditure Plan—Update WD Letters Child Care 04/04/2023
WD 13-22, Chg 1 Active Online Learning Management Systems and Performance Expectations—Update
  1. Online Learning Management Systems and Performance Expectations—Update
WD Letters TANF/Choices 03/27/2023
WD 02-23 Rescinded Adoption of a Universal Employment Plan WD Letters ES, General, NCP Choices, RESEA, SNAP E&T, TAA, TANF/Choices, Veterans, WIOA, WorkInTexas.com 03/27/2023
AEL 02-23 Active Reporting Adult Education and Literacy Career Services and Training Services AEL Letters AEL 03/08/2023
TA 303 Active LinkedIn Administrative Tools TA Bulletins General 03/02/2023
FDCM 02-23 Active Agency Board Agreement Policy and Procedure Uploads FDCM Letters FDCM 03/01/2023
FDCM 01-23 Active Monitoring the Summer Earn and Learn Program FDCM Letters FDCM 02/23/2023
TA 302 Active Texas Advocacy Project
  1. Texas Advocacy Project Referral Form
  2. Texas Advocacy Project Training Menu
  3. Texas Advocacy Project Services Overview
  4. Texas Advocacy Project Training Request Form
TA Bulletins General 02/22/2023
WD 29-22, Chg 1 Rescinded Ban of TikTok and Other Nonwork-Related Social Network Services—Update WD Letters Administration 02/17/2023
WD 29-22 Rescinded Ban of TikTok and Other Nonwork-Related Social Network Services—Update WD Letters Administration 02/17/2023
AEL 01-23 Active Cash Draw and Expenditure Reporting System Instructions for AEL Grant Awards
  1. AEL Cost Category Descriptions
AEL Letters AEL, Financial Reporting 02/14/2023
WD 03-23 Rescinded Federally Mandated Changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training Program WD Letters SNAP E&T 01/23/2023
CC 01-23 Active Customer Referrals from TWC Customer Care: Standard Email Address for Workforce Solutions Offices Customer Care Letters Customer Care 01/23/2023