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Guidance Number Status Subject Additional Attachments Type Keywords Publication Date
WD 07-18 Active Human Trafficking and the Role of Local Workforce Development Boards WD Letters General, WIOA 06/21/2018
WD 08-18 Active Trade Adjustment Assistance: Local Commuting Area and Reasonable Cost of Training Standard
  1. Trade Adjustment Assistance Reemployment and Training Plan
WD Letters TAA 06/21/2018
WD 02-18 Active Handling and Protection of Personally Identifiable Information and Other Sensitive Information WD Letters Administration, All Programs, General 03/23/2018
AEL 02-14 Active Contract Amendment Process for Adult Education and Literacy and English Literacy and Civics Grantee Contracts Ending August 31, 2014
  1. ael-02-14-att-1-twc.xlsx
  2. ael-02-14-att-2-twc.doc
  3. ael-02-14-att-3-twc.doc
AEL Letters AEL 04/09/2014
TA 266 Active Texas Health and Human Services Commission Data Discrepancies TA Bulletins SNAP E&T, TANF/Choices, TWIST 02/12/2014
TA 263 Active The Workforce Information System of Texas Trade Adjustment Assistance Desk Aid
  1. tab-263att1.pdf
TA Bulletins TAA, TWIST 09/04/2013
TA 261 Active U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Work-Study Program TA Bulletins All Programs 05/30/2013
WD 13-21, Chg 1 Active Initial Job Search Child Care—Update
  1. Revisions to WD Letter 13-21 Shown in Track Changes
WD Letters Child Care 01/21/2022
TA 259 Active Provision of Meals and Refreshments TA Bulletins All Programs, Fiscal - Administration 04/22/2013
AEL 01-22 Active Program Year 2021–2022 AEL Allocations, Contracted Measures, and Performance-Based Funding
  1. FY2022/PY2021 Adult Education and Literacy Allocation by Provider (Year Beginning July 1, 2021)
  2. Program Year 2021–2022 Adult Education and Literacy Enrollment Targets
  3. Program Year 2021–2022 Performance-Based Funding Criteria
  4. TEAMS Activity Codes for AEL Core Grantee Enrollment Targets
AEL Letters AEL, WIOA 01/13/2022
WD 14-22, Chg 1 Active Child Care Provider Data and Board Agreements—Update
  1. Revisions to WD Letter 14-22, Change 1, Shown in Track Changes
WD Letters Child Care 01/13/2023
TA 249 Active Identity Mismatch Verification Report
  1. tab-249att1.pdf
TA Bulletins Child Care, TWIST 04/02/2013
WD 26-21 Active Customer Load Exceptions WD Letters SNAP E&T, TANF/Choices 12/28/2021
WD 14-13 Active The Workforce Information System of Texas: New Fund Code for Non–Texas Workforce Commission-Funded Grants WD Letters TWIST 03/12/2013
TA 301 Active Agency-Board Agreement Requirements and Contact Information - PDF TA Bulletins Administration, Board Planning, General 01/12/2023
WD 29-12 Active Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006—Update WD Letters Financial Reporting 09/27/2012
AEL 06-21 Active High School Equivalency Subsidy Program for Program Year 2021–2022
  1. Initial Voucher Distribution to AEL Grant Recipients
AEL Letters AEL 12/21/2021
WD 10-22, Chg 4 Rescinded RESEA and Other Participant Career Transitioning Services—Update WD Letters ES, General, NCP Choices, Rapid Response, RESEA, SNAP E&T, TAA, TANF/Choices, UI, Veterans, WIOA, 11/28/2022
WD 24-22 Rescinded Funds for Hiring and Retaining Texas Rising Star Mentors WD Letters Child Care 11/07/2022
WD 03-22 Active Use of the New Texas Rising Star Rebrand Materials
  1. Texas Rising Star Branding Toolkit
WD Letters Child Care 01/24/2022
TA 252 Active Entering Board Contract Year Parent Share of Cost Amounts into The Workforce Information System of Texas TA Bulletins Child Care, TWIST 08/09/2012
WD 25-21, Chg 2 Active Guidance on the Use of Metrix Learning™ Industry Certifications—Update
  1. Revisions to 25-21, Change 1, Shown in Track Changes
WD Letters General, 11/04/2022
WD 10-19, Chg 3 Active Fidelity Bonding Services—Update
  1. Fidelity Bond Request Form
  2. Fidelity Bonding Brochure
  3. Fidelity Bonding At-a-Glance
  4. Fidelity Bonding Poster
  5. Revisions to WD Letter 10-19, Change 2, Shown in Track Changes
WD Letters ES, Second Chance, SNAP E&T, 02/11/2022
FDCM 06-22 Active State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2023 Subrecipient Monitoring Policies and Procedures Related to Local Workforce Development Boards FDCM Letters FDCM 10/31/2022
WD 17-12 Active Capturing Training-Related Employment Data in The Workforce Information System of Texas WD Letters All Programs, TWIST 06/26/2012
WD 18-18, Chg 2 Active Using the Child Care Formula Grant Award for Quality Improvement Activities—Update
  1. Revisions to WD 18-18, Change 1, Shown in Track Changes
WD Letters Child Care 10/26/2022
WD 21-21, Chg 2 Active COVID-19 Federal Funds for Texas Rising Star Supports—Update
  1. Texas Rising Star Incentives Distribution
  2. COVID-19 Federally Funding Texas Rising Star Supports Board Template
  3. Revisions to WD Letter 21-21, Change 1, Shown in Track Changes
WD Letters Child Care 02/17/2022
FDCM 05-22 Rescinded Board Instructions: Required Posters in Texas Workforce Solutions Offices FDCM Letters FDCM 10/10/2022
WD 38-11, Chg 1 Active Local Memoranda of Understanding with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services to Serve Foster Youth--Update
  1. 38-11-ch1-att1-twc.pdf
  2. 38-11-ch1-att2-twc.pdf
WD Letters Administration, General 12/20/2011
FDCM 04-22 Texas Wage and Hour Assistance FDCM Letters FDCM 10/06/2022
AEL 02-22 Active Technical Assistance Plan Criteria for Adult Education and Literacy Grant Recipients AEL Letters AEL 03/02/2022
WD 30-11 Active Senate Bill 400: Texas Rising Star Provider Participation in the Texas Procurement and Support Services Cooperative Purchasing Program WD Letters Child Care, TWIST 08/18/2011
AEL 03-22 Active High School Equivalency Subsidy Program for Fiscal Year 2023 and AEL Program Year 2022–2023 AEL Letters AEL 09/28/2022
FDCM 03-22 Active Subrecipient Monitoring Staff Responsibilities FDCM Letters FDCM 03/04/2022
TA 226 Active Universal Service Administrative Company’s Low Income Program: Phone Service Discounts TA Bulletins All Programs 07/26/2010
WD 04-22 Active Job Development Code in WD Letters ES, 03/07/2022
WD 02-21, Chg 1 Active Texas Rising Star Staff Education Extensions—Update
  1. Texas Rising Star Education Extensions Progress Report
  2. Revisions to WD Letter 02-21 Shown in Track Changes
WD Letters Child Care 09/23/2022
TA 225 Active Customers Requiring Relay Services TA Bulletins Equal Opportunity, ES 07/09/2010
WD 22-22 Rescinded Child Care Provider Maximum Reimbursement Rate Increases WD Letters Child Care 09/19/2022
WD 06-22 Active CLASS® Optional for Texas Rising Star Assessments
  1. Texas Rising Star and CLASS® Crosswalk: Category 2
WD Letters Child Care 03/18/2022
WD 20-22 Rescinded Board Contract Year 2023 Federal Poverty Guidelines and State Median Income Amounts for Determining Eligibility and Parent Share of Cost for Child Care Services
  1. BCY'23 Income Limit Eligibility Code Card for Child Care Services
  2. Income Ranges for Parent Share of Cost Assessment
WD Letters Child Care 09/02/2022
WD 17-10 Active Outreach and Promotional Materials, Advertising, Sponsorships, Employee Apparel, and Award Ceremonies Charged to Grant Awards and Subawards Funded through the Texas Workforce Commission WD Letters Equal Opportunity, General 05/11/2010
WD 08-22 Active Using Eligible Training Provider List for CCDF-Funded Initiatives WD Letters Child Care, ETP 03/31/2022
WD 53-09 Active Guidelines for Safeguarding the Issuance of Nonmonetary Incentives for Workforce Investment Act and Choices Participants WD Letters TANF/Choices, WIA 12/23/2009
WD 01-22, Chg 1 Rescinded Short-Term Training for Parents Enrolled in Initial Job Search Child Care —Update WD Letters Child Care, ETP, TWIST, WIOA 05/06/2022
WD 05-21, Chg 3 Active Workforce Career and Education Outreach Specialists Program—Update
  1. Workforce Career and Education Outreach Specialists Reporting Spreadsheet—Updated
  2. Revisions to WD 05-21, Change 2, Shown in Track Changes
WD Letters TANF/Choices, WIOA 08/29/2022
WD 47-09 Active Job Training Course Requirements for English as a Second Language Classes WD Letters All Programs 11/30/2009
WD 02-22, Chg 1 Active Afghan Humanitarian Parolee Requirements for Eligible Programs, Including the Child Care and Development Fund—Update
  1. Revisions to WD 02-22 Shown in Track Changes
WD Letters AEL, Child Care, VR, WIOA, 06/06/2022
WD 16-22 Active Account Requirement for Workforce Solutions Office Staff
  1. Liaison Staff Account Setup
  2. Staff Accounts Reporting Template
WD Letters Administration, TWIST, 08/26/2022
WD 28-07, Chg 1 Active Limitations on Salaries and Bonuses Paid with Workforce Investment Act and Wagner-Peyser Funds—Update
  1. 28-07-ch1-att1-twc.pdf
WD Letters Fiscal - Administration 11/05/2009