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Guidance Number Status Subject Additional Attachments Type Keywords Publication Date
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 10-21 Active Trade Adjustment Assistance Expenditure Reporting in The Workforce Information System of Texas WD Letters TAA, TWIST, WIOA 06/07/2021
TA 292 Active Adding New Assessments in TWIST TA Bulletins TAA, TWIST, VR, WIOA 10/17/2019
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
TA 96 Active Education Activities for At-Risk Child Care TA Bulletins Child Care 04/21/2005
FDCM 10-17 Active Identifying Disallowable Costs FDCM Letters FDCM 11/27/2017
TA 251, Chg 1 Active Child Care Local Match Activities and Certified Public Expenditure Sources—Update TA Bulletins Child Care 12/08/2015
AEL 01-14 Active Closeout of Adult Education and Literacy and English Literacy and Civics Program Year 2013–2014 Contracts AEL Letters AEL 04/09/2014
WD 12-22 Active Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program Sunset WD Letters Rapid Response, TAA, UI, WIOA 07/13/2022
WD 07-18 Active Human Trafficking and the Role of Local Workforce Development Boards WD Letters General, WIOA 06/21/2018
WD 11-22 Active Referrals from the Child Care and Unemployment Insurance Early Warning Report WD Letters Child Care, TWIST 07/13/2022
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
AEL 04-21 Active AEL Enrollment and Data Validation Requirements
  1. Data Elements for AEL Enrollment Source Documentation
AEL Letters AEL, WIOA 06/07/2021
AEL 04-15 Active Cost Allocation and Spending Priority Guidance for Adult Education and Literacy Grant Recipients and Fiscal Agents
  1. ael-04-15-att1-twc.docx
AEL Letters AEL, Fiscal - Administration, TANF/Choices, WIOA 06/04/2015
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
TA 154 Active Tools for Improving Services to Veterans TA Bulletins ES, Veterans 07/25/2007
WD 01-15, Chg 1 Active Equal Opportunity Officers and Section 504 Coordinators—Update
  1. 01-15-ch1-att1-twc.docx
WD Letters Equal Opportunity, WIOA 10/13/2017
WD 11-20, Chg 1 Active Supplemental Child Care Distribution—CARES Act CCDBG Funds—Update
  1. Texas Workforce Commission FY 2020 COVID-19 Supplemental Child Care Distribution (Updated)
  2. Revisions of WD 11-20 Shown in Track Changes
WD Letters Child Care, Natural Disaster 06/08/2020
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
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
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
WD 57-97 Active PY97 JTPA Performance Standards and 5 percent Incentive Grant Policy WD Letters 07/11/1997
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
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
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 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 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, 10/12/2023
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 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
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 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