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Guidance Number Status Subject Additional Attachments Type Keywords Publication Date
AEL 03-21 Active Allowability of Funding Transportation Support Services with Adult Education and Family Literacy Act Funds AEL Letters AEL, WIOA 05/17/2021
AEL 03-19 Active Fiscal Year 2020/Program Year 2019—Adult Education and Literacy Allocations
  1. FY’20/PY’19 Adult Education and Literacy (Year Beginning July 1, 2019)
AEL Letters AEL, Fiscal – Allocations, TANF/Choices 08/16/2019
FDCM 03-22 Active Subrecipient Monitoring Staff Responsibilities FDCM Letters FDCM 03/04/2022
WD 27-07 Active Integrated Data Collection and Performance Management
  1. 27-07-att1-twc.pdf
WD Letters TWIST, WIA 08/01/2007
AEL 05-17 Active Self-Attestation for Age-Related Eligibility AEL Letters AEL 10/02/2017
WD 04-15, Chg 2 Active Cash Draw and Expenditure Reporting System Instructions—Update
  1. 04-15-ch2-att1-twc.xlsx
  2. 04-15-ch2-att2-twc.pdf
  3. 04-15-ch2-att3-twc.pdf
WD Letters Financial Reporting 12/04/2015
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
TA 198 Active Data Integrity Requests and Reports TA Bulletins Child Care, TWIST 12/19/2008
AEL 02-21 Active Program Year 2020–2021 AEL Targets and Performance-Based Funding
  1. Program Year 2020–2021 Adult Education and Literacy Enrollment and Performance Targets
  2. Program Year 2020–2021 Performance-Based Funding Criteria
  3. TEAMS Activity and Funding Codes for AEL Core Grantee Enrollment Targets
AEL Letters AEL, WIOA 04/14/2021
WD 19-19 Active Federal Appeals Process for WIOA Title I Noncriminal Grievances and Complaints WD Letters WIOA 08/15/2019
TA 226 Active Universal Service Administrative Company’s Low Income Program: Phone Service Discounts TA Bulletins All Programs 07/26/2010
TA 153 Active Ensuring the Quality of Veteran Job Seekers' Applications in TA Bulletins ES 07/24/2007
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 02-18 Active Handling and Protection of Personally Identifiable Information and Other Sensitive Information WD Letters Administration, All Programs, General 03/23/2018
TA 199 Active Clarification on Public Subsidies and Goods and Services TA Bulletins All Programs 12/02/2008
WD 16-14, Chg 2 Active Equal Opportunity Notice—Update
  1. Notice—Equal Opportunity Is the Law (English version)
  2. Notice—Equal Opportunity Is the Law (Spanish version)
  3. USDA “And Justice for All” Poster
  4. Revisions to WD Letter 16-14, Change 1, Shown in Track Changes
WD Letters Equal Opportunity, SNAP E&T, WIOA 03/10/2021
AEL 05-15 Active Distance Learning Expansion Funding Initiative Distribution with Texas High School Equivalency Preparation Emphasis
  1. ael-05-15-att-1-twc.pdf
AEL Letters AEL 05/29/2015
WD 04-22 Active Job Development Code in WD Letters ES, 03/07/2022
WD 36-05 Active Payment of Royalties on Intellectual Property Created with Federal Grant Funds
  1. Training and Employment Guidance Letter No. 31-04
WD Letters Fiscal - Administration 06/13/2005
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
AEL 02-20, Chg 1 Active Program Year 2019–2020 Performance-Based Funding and Performance Allocation Holdbacks—Update
  1. AEL PY’19/FY’20 Performance-Based Funding Holdback Quarter 3 Release
  2. Revisions to AEL Letter 02-20 Shown in Track Changes
AEL Letters AEL 06/04/2020
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
WD 16-08, Chg 1 Active Prevention and Detection of Fraud, Waste, Theft, and Program Abuse – Update WD Letters Administration 10/28/2008
WD 20-20, Chg 2 Active COVID-19 and Additional Enhanced Reimbursement Rate Funding Distributions—Update
  1. CCDBG CARES Act Funding Table
  2. Revisions to WD 20-20, Change 2, Shown in Track Changes
WD Letters Child Care, Natural Disaster 02/12/2021
AEL 06-18, Chg 1 Active Adult Education and Literacy Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Eligibility—Update
  1. Table of Substantive Revisions to AEL Letter 06-18
  2. Revisions to AEL Letter 06-18 Shown in Track Changes
AEL Letters AEL, TANF/Choices 08/13/2019
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
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, 09/29/2023
WD 03-21, Chg 1 Active Changes Affecting the Uniform Guidance (2 CFR Part 200) and Texas Uniform Grant Management Standards—Update
  1. Revisions to WD Letter 03-21, Shown in Track Changes
WD Letters All Programs, Fiscal - Administration 10/15/2021
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
TA 266 Active Texas Health and Human Services Commission Data Discrepancies TA Bulletins SNAP E&T, TANF/Choices, TWIST 02/12/2014
WD 04-08 Active Procedure for Updating Directory of Workforce Centers and Satellite Offices
  1. 04-08-att1-twc.pdf
  2. 04-08-att2-twc.pdf
WD Letters General 03/28/2008
AEL 03-20, Chg 1 Active Remote Testing, Waivers, and Performance in Adult Education and Literacy for Program Year 2020–2021
  1. Revisions to AEL Letter 03-20 Shown in Track Changes
AEL Letters AEL, Natural Disaster, WIOA 01/25/2021
AEL 02-19 Active Collection of Certain Participant Information for Performance Reporting AEL Letters AEL, TANF/Choices, WIOA 08/08/2019
TA 225 Active Customers Requiring Relay Services TA Bulletins Equal Opportunity, ES 07/09/2010
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
TA 184 Active Data Integrity Requests and Reports TA Bulletins TWIST 07/03/2008
WD 16-23 Active Planning for Individualized Instruction Initiative WD Letters Child Care 09/27/2023
TA 280, Chg 2 Active Determining High-Poverty Geographic Areas
  1. Revisions to TAB 280, Change 1, Shown in Track Changes
TA Bulletins WIOA 10/12/2021
AEL 02-23 Active Reporting Adult Education and Literacy Career Services and Training Services AEL Letters AEL 03/08/2023
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
WD 33-07 Active Training Services Information in The Workforce Information System of Texas WD Letters FSE& T, TAA, TANF/Choices, TWIST, WIA 06/06/2007
WD 07-17 Active Local Workforce Development Board Transportation Policies to Safeguard against the Misuse of Funds—Update WD Letters Administration, Child Care, SNAP E&T, TAA, TANF/Choices, WIOA 02/07/2017
WD 16-19 Active Collection of Limited English Proficiency Status and Preferred Language Data WD Letters Equal Opportunity, TWIST, WIOA 06/18/2019
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 07-23 Active Board Contract Year 2023 Child Care Allocation
  1. 07-23-att1-twc.pdf
WD Letters Child Care 06/05/2023
AEL 01-20, Chg 1 Active Program Year 2019–2020 AEL Enrollment and Performance Targets—Update
  1. Updated Program Year 2019–2020 Adult Education and Literacy Enrollment Targets
  2. Target Renegotiation Comparison
  3. Program Year 2019 Adult Education and Literacy Performance Targets
  4. Texas Educating Adults Management System Funding Codes and Applicable Target Categories
  5. Revisions to AEL Letter 01-20 Shown in Track Changes
AEL Letters AEL, WIOA 05/05/2020
TA 261 Active U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Work-Study Program TA Bulletins All Programs 05/30/2013
WD 31-07 Active Workforce Investment Act: Ineligible Participants WD Letters TWIST, WIA 06/03/2007
WD 01-21 Active Applying Priority of Service and Identifying and Documenting Veterans and Transitioning Service Members
  1. Self-Attestation Form
WD Letters ES, TAA, TWIST, Veterans, WIOA, 01/22/2021
WD 13-19 Active Online Security Verification Procedures for the Cash Draw and Expenditure Reporting System WD Letters AEL, Financial Reporting 06/05/2019