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Policy Letters

Guidance Number Status Subject Additional Attachments Keywords Publication Date
WD 01-12, Chg 1 Active Unemployment Insurance Weekly Work Search Contact Requirements—Update Revisions to WD 01-12 Shown in Track Changes UI 06/23/2021
WD 10-21 Rescinded Trade Adjustment Assistance Expenditure Reporting in The Workforce Information System of Texas TAA, TWIST, WIOA 06/07/2021
AEL 04-21 Active AEL Enrollment and Data Validation Requirements Data Elements for AEL Enrollment Source Documentation AEL, WIOA 06/07/2021
AEL 03-21 Active Allowability of Funding Transportation Support Services with Adult Education and Family Literacy Act Funds AEL, WIOA 05/17/2021
AEL 02-21 Active Program Year 2020–2021 AEL Targets and Performance-Based Funding Program Year 2020–2021 Adult Education and Literacy Enrollment and Performance Targets , Program Year 2020–2021 Performance-Based Funding Criteria , TEAMS Activity and Funding Codes for AEL Core Grantee Enrollment Targets AEL, WIOA 04/14/2021
WD 16-14, Chg 2 Active Equal Opportunity Notice—Update Notice—Equal Opportunity Is the Law (English version) , Notice—Equal Opportunity Is the Law (Spanish version) , USDA “And Justice for All” Poster , Revisions to WD Letter 16-14, Change 1, Shown in Track Changes Equal Opportunity, SNAP E&T, WIOA 03/10/2021
WD 20-20, Chg 2 Active COVID-19 and Additional Enhanced Reimbursement Rate Funding Distributions—Update CCDBG CARES Act Funding Table , Revisions to WD 20-20, Change 2, Shown in Track Changes Child Care, Natural Disaster 02/12/2021
AEL 03-20, Chg 1 Active Remote Testing, Waivers, and Performance in Adult Education and Literacy for Program Year 2020–2021 Revisions to AEL Letter 03-20 Shown in Track Changes AEL, Natural Disaster, WIOA 01/25/2021
WD 07-17 Rescinded Local Workforce Development Board Transportation Policies to Safeguard against the Misuse of Funds—Update Administration, Child Care, SNAP E&T, TAA, TANF/Choices, WIOA 02/07/2017
WD 01-21 Rescinded Applying Priority of Service and Identifying and Documenting Veterans and Transitioning Service Members ES, TAA, TWIST, Veterans, WIOA, 01/22/2021
WD 05-19, Chg 1 Active Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Eligible Training Provider Program, Eligibility Criteria, and Performance Expectations—Update Revisions to WD 05-19 Shown in Track Changes ETP, WIOA 01/12/2021
WD 03-17 Active Chief Elected Official’s Membership Guide for Local Workforce Development Boards—Update Administration, WIOA 01/19/2017
AEL 09-20 Active Math Assistance Call Center AEL 12/21/2020
WD 30-20 Rescinded Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Final Rule Rapid Response, TAA, TWIST, UI, WIOA 12/14/2020
WD 04-20, Chg 2 Active Greeter in the System—Update Greeter State-Level Defaults Visit Reasons , Revisions to WD 04-20, Change 2, Shown in Track Changes 12/11/2020
WD 06-13, Chg 1 Rescinded Documenting Services and Participant Contact in The Workforce Information System of Texas Counselor Notes—Update General, NCP Choices, SNAP E&T, TAA, TANF/Choices, TWIST, WIOA 12/11/2020
AEL 02-16, Chg 1 Active Implementing the Integrated Education and Training Service Approach—Update AEL, Fiscal - Administration, WIOA 10/13/2016
WD 28-20 Rescinded Deobligation and Reallocation of Commission-Allocated Funds Child Care, SNAP E&T, TANF/Choices, WIOA 12/03/2020
WD 27-20 Rescinded Common Exit Policy ES, NCP Choices, SNAP E&T, TAA, TANF/Choices, TWIST, Veterans, WIOA, 12/02/2020
WD 15-20 Active Funding Public-Sector Partnerships AEL, ES, SNAP E&T, TAA, TANF/Choices, WIOA 11/04/2020
WD 24-20 Active In-Demand Industries, In-Demand Occupations, and Target Occupations Lists List Templates , Industry and Occupation Information , Instructions Board Planning, ETP, WIOA 10/28/2020
AEL 07-20 Active Fiscal Year 2021/Program Year 2020—Adult Education and Literacy Allocations and Fiscal Year 2020/Program Year 2019 Carryforward Funds Adult Education and Literacy Program Funding Summary Allocation AEL, Fiscal – Allocations, TANF/Choices 09/16/2020
WD 15-16 Rescinded Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act: Eligibility Income Guidelines and Determining Minimum Self-Sufficiency Levels—Update TWIST, WIOA 07/12/2016
WD 21-20 Active COVID-19 and Board Contract Year 2020 Supplemental Child Care Funding Distributions BCY’20 Supplemental Funding Distributions for Child Care CCDBG CARES Act Funding Child Care, Natural Disaster 09/15/2020
AEL 06-20 Active Adult Education and Literacy Services and Reporting during the COVID-19 Pandemic Period AEL, Natural Disaster 09/11/2020
WD 11-16 Active Access and Data Security for Workforce Applications TWIST, 06/15/2016
AEL 04-20, Chg 1 Active Workforce Integration and Follow-Up Activities—Update Proportionate Distribution for Workforce Integration Initiatives , Revisions to AEL Letter 04-20 Shown in Track Changes AEL 08/31/2020
WD 09-16 Active Plumbing Profession—Update General 05/09/2016
WD 13-20, Chg 1 Active COVID-19 and Stabilization Grants for Closed Child Care Providers—Update Revisions to WD Letter 13-20 Shown in Track Changes Child Care, Natural Disaster 08/28/2020
WD 07-16 Active Youth Career Fairs Program WIOA 05/05/2016
WD 16-20 Active TEA Student ID Reconciliation Process Texas Education Agency Unique Student ID Resolution Desk Aid Child Care, TWIST 08/25/2020
TA 272 Active Community Resource Coordination Groups All Programs 03/04/2016
AEL 02-18, Chg 1 Active Procedures and Required Documentation for Access to the Texas Educating Adults Management System (TEAMS)—Update Revisions to AEL Letter 02-18 Shown in Track Changes AEL 08/13/2020
TA 251, Chg 1 Active Child Care Local Match Activities and Certified Public Expenditure Sources—Update Child Care 12/08/2015
WD 11-20, Chg 1 Active Supplemental Child Care Distribution—CARES Act CCDBG Funds—Update Texas Workforce Commission FY 2020 COVID-19 Supplemental Child Care Distribution (Updated) , Revisions of WD 11-20 Shown in Track Changes Child Care, Natural Disaster 06/08/2020
WD 04-15, Chg 2 Active Cash Draw and Expenditure Reporting System Instructions—Update Cost Category Matrices , Cost Category Descriptions , Summary of Changes Financial Reporting 12/04/2015
WD 02-23 Rescinded Adoption of a Universal Employment Plan ES, General, NCP Choices, RESEA, SNAP E&T, TAA, TANF/Choices, Veterans, WIOA, 03/27/2023
AEL 02-20, Chg 1 Active Program Year 2019–2020 Performance-Based Funding and Performance Allocation Holdbacks—Update AEL PY’19/FY’20 Performance-Based Funding Holdback Quarter 3 Release , Revisions to AEL Letter 02-20 Shown in Track Changes AEL 06/04/2020
WD 13-22, Chg 1 Rescinded Online Learning Management Systems and Performance Expectations—Update TANF/Choices 03/27/2023
AEL 02-23 Active Reporting Adult Education and Literacy Career Services and Training Services AEL 03/08/2023
AEL 01-20, Chg 1 Active Program Year 2019–2020 AEL Enrollment and Performance Targets—Update Updated Program Year 2019–2020 Adult Education and Literacy Enrollment Targets , Target Renegotiation Comparison , Program Year 2019 Adult Education and Literacy Performance Targets , Texas Educating Adults Management System Funding Codes and Applicable Target Categories , Revisions to AEL Letter 01-20 Shown in Track Changes AEL, WIOA 05/05/2020
WD 28-15 Active Employment-First Policy 11/13/2015
WD 05-20 Rescinded Veterans Reemployment Program ES, ETP, Second Chance, TWIST, Veterans, WIOA 05/01/2020
TA 303 Rescinded LinkedIn Administrative Tools General 03/02/2023
AEL 05-20 Active Modifications to Grants Awarded under TWC RFP 320-18-01, Adult Education and Literacy Service Provider Grant AEL 03/19/2020
FDCM 02-23 Active Agency Board Agreement Policy and Procedure Uploads FDCM 03/01/2023
FDCM 01-23 Active Monitoring the Summer Earn and Learn Program FDCM 02/23/2023
AEL 08-15 Active Allowable Advertising and Public Relations Expenditures AEL, Fiscal - Administration 06/22/2015
TA 302 Active Texas Advocacy Project Texas Advocacy Project Referral Form , Texas Advocacy Project Training Menu , Texas Advocacy Project Services Overview , Texas Advocacy Project Training Request Form General 02/22/2023
AEL 01-23 Active Cash Draw and Expenditure Reporting System Instructions for AEL Grant Awards AEL Cost Category Descriptions AEL, Financial Reporting 02/14/2023