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Policy Letters

Guidance Number Status Subject Additional Attachments Keywords Publication Date Sort ascending
WD 27-20 Active Common Exit Policy ES, NCP Choices, SNAP E&T, TAA, TANF/Choices, TWIST, Veterans, WIOA, WorkInTexas.com 12/02/2020
TA 280, Chg 1 Rescinded Determining High-Poverty Geographic Areas WIOA 12/01/2020
WD 26-20, Chg 1 Rescinded Reinstatement of the Child Care Work Requirement and Discontinuance of Extended Eligibility Redetermination Periods—Update Child Care, Natural Disaster 11/17/2020
WD 04-20, Chg 1 Rescinded Virtual One-Stop Greeter in the New WorkInTexas.com System—Update WorkInTexas.com 11/09/2020
WD 15-20 Active Funding Public-Sector Partnerships AEL, ES, SNAP E&T, TAA, TANF/Choices, WIOA 11/04/2020
WD 07-20, Chg 3 Rescinded COVID-19 Child Care Services Guidance—Update Child Care, Natural Disaster 11/02/2020
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
WD 26-20 Rescinded Reinstatement of the Child Care Work Requirement and Discontinuance of Extended Eligibility Redetermination Periods Child Care, Natural Disaster 10/20/2020
WD 18-20 Rescinded Local Workforce Development Board Planning Guidelines for Program Years 2021–2024 Board Planning, WIOA 10/15/2020
WD 25-20 Rescinded Child Care Provider Maximum Reimbursement Rate Increases Child Care 10/08/2020
WD 23-20 Rescinded Workforce Automated Systems Data Entry Deadlines for Board Contract Year 2021 Child Care, ES, Performance, SNAP E&T, TAA, TANF/Choices, TWIST, WIOA, WorkInTexas.com 10/07/2020
WD 19-20 Rescinded Funds for Hiring and Retaining Texas Rising Star Mentors and Assessors Child Care 09/30/2020
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WD 20-20 Rescinded COVID-19 and Additional Enhanced Reimbursement Rate Funding Distributions Child Care, Natural Disaster 09/15/2020
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
WD 22-20 Rescinded Board Contract Year 2021 Federal Poverty Guidelines and State Median Income Amounts for Determining Eligibility and Parent Share of Cost for Child Care Services Child Care, TWIST 09/14/2020
AEL 06-20 Active Adult Education and Literacy Services and Reporting during the COVID-19 Pandemic Period AEL, Natural Disaster 09/11/2020
WD 07-20, Chg 2 Rescinded COVID-19 Child Care Services Guidance—Update Child Care, Natural Disaster 09/11/2020
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 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 16-20 Active TEA Student ID Reconciliation Process Texas Education Agency Unique Student ID Resolution Desk Aid Child Care, TWIST 08/25/2020
TA 298 Rescinded Child Care Quality Expenditures during the COVID-19 Pandemic Child Care, Natural Disaster 08/21/2020
WD 17-20 Rescinded Child Care for School-Age Children during COVID-19 Child Care, Natural Disaster 08/21/2020
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
WD 14-20 Rescinded COVID-19 Child Care Services and Child Absences Child Care, Natural Disaster 07/20/2020
WD 07-20, Chg 1 Rescinded COVID-19 Child Care Services Guidance—Update Child Care, Natural Disaster 07/08/2020
AEL 03-20 Rescinded Remote Testing and Performance in Adult Education and Literacy AEL, Natural Disaster, WIOA 07/07/2020
WD 13-20 Rescinded COVID-19 and Stabilization Grants for Closed Child Care Providers Child Care, Natural Disaster 07/03/2020
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
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 09-20, Chg 2 Rescinded Emergency Child Care for TWC COVID-19 Essential Workers and Extension of Child Care Job Search Period During COVID-19 Emergency—Update Child Care, Natural Disaster 05/22/2020
WD 12-20 Rescinded COVID-19 and Child Care Income Calculations Child Care, Natural Disaster 05/07/2020
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 05-20 Active Veterans Reemployment Program ES, ETP, Second Chance, TWIST, Veterans, WIOA 05/01/2020
WD 11-20 Rescinded Supplemental Child Care Distribution—CARES Act CCDBG Funds Child Care, Natural Disaster 05/01/2020
WD 08-20, Chg 2 Rescinded COVID-19 and Child Care Parent Share of Cost—Update Child Care, Natural Disaster 04/29/2020
WD 10-20 Rescinded COVID-19 and Assistance for Open Child Care Providers Child Care, Natural Disaster 04/29/2020
WD 09-20, Chg 1 Rescinded Emergency Child Care for COVID-19 Essential Workers and Extension of Child Care Job Search Period During COVID-19 Emergency—Update Child Care, Natural Disaster 04/16/2020
WD 09-20 Rescinded Emergency Child Care for COVID-19 Essential Workers and Extension of Child Care Job Search Period During COVID-19 Emergency Child Care, Natural Disaster 04/02/2020
WD 08-20 Rescinded COVID-19 and Child Care Parent Share of Cost Child Care, Natural Disaster 03/31/2020
WD 07-20 Rescinded COVID-19 Child Care Services Guidance Child Care, Natural Disaster 03/26/2020
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
TA 297 Active Early Learning Public-Private Partnerships Guidebook TEA Early Learning Public-Private Partnerships Guidebook Child Care 03/13/2020
WD 04-20 Rescinded Virtual One-Stop Greeter in the New WorkInTexas.com System WorkInTexas.com 03/12/2020
AEL 04-20 Rescinded Workforce Integration and Follow-Up Activities AEL 03/12/2020
WD 43-11, Chg 2 Active Priority of Service for Eligible Foster Youth—Update Revisions to WD 34-11 Chg 1, Shown in Track Changes Child Care, ES, NCP Choices, SNAP E&T, TAA, TANF/Choices, WIOA 02/19/2020
WD 03-20 Active Texas Prekindergarten Partnership Summit Travel Reimbursement Texas Pre-K Partnership Summit Travel Voucher Child Care 02/19/2020
AEL 02-20 Rescinded Program Year 2019–2020 Performance-Based Funding and Performance Allocation Holdbacks AEL 02/03/2020
WD 10-19, Chg 1 Rescinded Fidelity Bonding Services—Update Second Chance, TWIST 01/29/2020
AEL 01-20 Rescinded Program Year 2019–2020 AEL Enrollment and Performance Targets AEL, WIOA 01/24/2020