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Policy Letters

Guidance Number Status Subject Additional Attachments Keywords Publication Date
WD 22-21 Active Texas Rising Star Contracted Slots Pilot Program Texas Rising Star Contracted Slots Pilot Program Application Child Care 09/17/2021
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
WD 29-12 Active Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006—Update Financial Reporting 09/27/2012
WD 51-97, Chg 1 Active Technical Assistance on Local Workforce Board Governance Structure Revised Page 3 Board Planning 09/19/1997
SR WFCMS-04 Change 1 Active Workforce Case Management System Questions & Answers—Update 10/30/2023
FDCM 01-24 Active Board Instructions: Reporting Requirements for Suspected Fraud, Waste, Theft, Program Abuse Cases, and Recovery of Improper Payments for the Child Care Program FDCM 04/29/2024
SR WFCMS-03 Active Workforce Case Management System September Update 10/05/2022
WD 26-18 Active Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) Version 11&12 AEL, TANF/Choices, WIOA 11/12/2018
WD 02-22, Chg 1 Active Afghan Humanitarian Parolee Requirements for Eligible Programs, Including the Child Care and Development Fund—Update Revisions to WD 02-22 Shown in Track Changes AEL, Child Care, VR, WIOA, 06/06/2022
WD Letter 01-20, Change 3 Active Managing Reportable Individuals and Participants in the Wagner-Peyser and Jobs for Veterans State Grant Programs in—Update Revisions to WD Letter 01-20, Change 2, Shown in Track Changes ES, Rapid Response, RESEA, Veterans, 03/18/2024
AEL 06-15, Chg 1 Active Expansion of Eligible Population to Be Served from Institutions of Higher Education AEL, WIOA 04/19/2017
CC 01-23 Active Customer Referrals from TWC Customer Care: Standard Email Address for Workforce Solutions Offices Customer Care 01/23/2023
AEL 06-21 Active High School Equivalency Subsidy Program for Program Year 2021–2022 Initial Voucher Distribution to AEL Grant Recipients AEL 12/21/2021
TA 121 Active Non-Workforce Resources Available to Foster Youth 06/08/2006
WD 16-22 Active Account Requirement for Workforce Solutions Office Staff Liaison Staff Account Setup , Staff Accounts Reporting Template Administration, TWIST, 08/26/2022
WD 33-07, Change 1 Active Training Services Information in―Update Revisions to WD Letter 33-07 Shown in Track Changes SNAP E&T, TAA, TANF/Choices, WIOA 03/18/2024
WD 13-23 Active RESEA Exemptions, Outreach, and Appointment Cancelations Outreach Scripts RESEA, 09/05/2023
WD 06-23 Active Child Care Services Provider Exit Survey Child Care Services Provider Exit Survey (Sample) Child Care 04/24/2023
WD 01-23 Active Funds for Retaining Texas Rising Star Assessors Distribution of Board Contract Year 2023 Funds for Texas Rising Star Assessors Child Care 01/17/2023
WD 01-08 Active Workforce Investment Act Dislocated Worker Funds: Serving Exiting Military Service Members and Spouses of Active Military Service Members Veterans, WIA 01/04/2008
WD 14-22, Change 2 Active Child Care Provider Data and Board Agreements—Update Child Care Services Provider Agreement Template , Child Care Services Provider Rate Addendum Template , Child Care Services Provider Texas Rising Star Mentoring Agreement , Revisions to WD Letter 14-22, Change 1, Shown in Track Changes Child Care 04/29/2024
WD 29-21 Active COVID-19 Stimulus–Funded Child Care Provider Growth Support Payments Initial Board Distributions for Provider Growth Support Payments Child Care, Natural Disaster 12/14/2021
WD 15-20 Active Funding Public-Sector Partnerships AEL, ES, SNAP E&T, TAA, TANF/Choices, WIOA 11/04/2020
AEL 07-18 Active Suitable Tests for Use in AEL AEL 10/09/2018
WD 28-07, Chg 1 Active Limitations on Salaries and Bonuses Paid with Workforce Investment Act and Wagner-Peyser Funds—Update Guidelines for Implementing Public Law 109-234 Fiscal - Administration 11/05/2009
WD 15-16, Change 1 Active Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act: Low-Income Guidelines and Determining Minimum Self-Sufficiency Levels—Update Revisions to WD Letter 15-16 Shown in Track Changes WIOA, 03/18/2024
TA 299 Active Trade Adjustment Assistance Training Service Closure TAA, TWIST 09/08/2021
AEL 07-15 Active Information and Guidance on Program Costs to Support Instructional Performance AEL, Fiscal - Administration 06/19/2015
WD 24-01 Active Prohibition Against Discrimination Based on Disability or Limited English Proficiency in the Administration of Workforce Services Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights, Decision against the Massachusetts Department of Transitional A Administration, Equal Opportunity 06/22/2001
21-23, Change 1 Active Local Workforce Development Board Membership—Update Revisions to WD Letter 21-23 Shown in Track Changes Administration, Child Care, WIOA 11/20/2023
WD Letter 28-23, Change 2 Active Guidance on the Use of Metrix Learning™ Services―Update Metrix General Online Coursework Enrollment Goals—Count by Board , Metrix Industry Certification Track Training and Assistance Participant Estimates—Count by Board , Metrix—Texas Administrator Guide , Metrix Certification Tracks—Comprehensive Assistance Costs , Revisions to WD Letter 28-23, Change 1, Shown in Track Changes WIOA, 05/07/2024
WD 12-19, Chg 2 Active Funding Training Programs outside of Local Workforce Development Areas through Individual Training Accounts—Update Revisions to WD Letter 12-19, Change 1, Shown in Track Changes ETP, WIOA 10/25/2021
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 05-18 Active Approved Forms of Identity AEL 10/03/2018
TA 300 Active Prekindergarten Partnerships Child Care 07/01/2022
WD 13-22, Change 2 Active Online Learning Management Systems and Performance Expectations—Update Revisions to WD Letter 13-22, Change 1, Shown in Track Changes TANF/Choices 03/18/2024
WD 18-22, Chg 1 Active Local Workforce Development Board Plans: Guidelines for Two-Year Plan Modifications of 2021–2024 Plans—Update WIOA Board Two-Year Plan Modification Form , TWIC Requirements , WIOA Target Occupations, In-Demand Occupations, and In-Demand Industries Template , WIOA Target Occupations, In-Demand Occupations, and In-Demand Industries Template Instructions , Revisions to WD Letter 18-22 Shown in Track Changes Board Planning, WIOA 04/11/2023
TA 297 Active Early Learning Public-Private Partnerships Guidebook TEA Early Learning Public-Private Partnerships Guidebook Child Care 03/13/2020
WD 03-22 Active Use of the New Texas Rising Star Rebrand Materials Texas Rising Star Branding Toolkit Child Care 01/24/2022
WD 37-07, Chg 1 Active Workforce Investment Act: Application of Definitions of Credential, Degree/Diploma, and Certificate: Clarification All Programs 01/02/2008
WD 04-24 Active Choices Services TANF/Choices 05/09/2024
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 09-22 Active Prekindergarten Partnerships Child Care 07/01/2022
WD 27-19, Change 6 Active State Data Validation Requirements—Update Revisions to WD Letter 27-19, Change 5, Shown in Track Changes ES, TAA, Veterans, WIOA, 03/18/2024
WD 17-19, Chg 1 Active Registered Apprenticeship Training Programs and the Eligible Training Providers List—Update Revisions to WD Letter 17-19 Shown in Track Changes Apprenticeship, ETP, WIOA 08/11/2021
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
TA 252 Active Entering Board Contract Year Parent Share of Cost Amounts into The Workforce Information System of Texas Child Care, TWIST 08/09/2012
WD 58-05 Active Employment Assistance Programs For Certain Families of Military Personnel Veterans 08/31/2005
WD 05-18, Change 1 Active Recovery, Use, and Remittance of Child Care Recoupments from Parents—Update Revisions to WD Letter 05-18 Shown in Track Changes Administration, Child Care, Fiscal - Administration 05/13/2024
WD 19-22 Active Jobs for Veterans State Grants Program: Reforms and Responsibilities of Workforce Solutions Office Staff Serving Veterans DVOP Eligibility Triage Form , NVTI Serving Veterans Training Attendee Form Veterans, WIOA 08/24/2022