Workforce Policy and Guidance

TWC’s Workforce Policy and Guidance page provides searchable access to Workforce Development Letters, Adult Education and Literacy Letters, and Technical Assistance Bulletins. If you have questions about policy guidance, please email:

Comprehensive Program Guides

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WD Letters, AEL Letters, and TA Bulletins

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Guidance Number Status Subject Keywords Publication Datesort ascending
WD 43-11, Chg 1 Active Priority of Service for Eligible Foster Youth—Update

All Programs 06/06/2018
AEL 02-18 Active Procedures and Required Documentation for Access to the Texas Educating Adults Management System (TEAMS) AEL 04/02/2018
WD 02-18 Active Handling and Protection of Personally Identifiable Information and Other Sensitive Information Administration, All Programs, General 03/23/2018
WD 17-07, Chg 1 Active Storage and Use of Disability-Related and Medical Information—Update

Equal Opportunity, VR 01/26/2018
TA 288 Active Texas Payday Wage Claim Process—Update

ES 01/22/2018
WD 01-18 Active Child Care Automated Attendance System “One-Swipe” Enhancement

Child Care 01/18/2018
TA 287 Active Training, Assistive Technology, and Accessibility All Programs, VR 01/17/2018
WD 24-11, Chg 1 Active Reporting Negative Incidents Involving Texas Workforce System Customers—Update

All Programs 01/17/2018
AEL 07-17 Active Required Syllabus Design for Adult Education and Literacy Instruction AEL 12/13/2017
WD 29-15, Chg 1 Active Board Oversight Capacity Evaluation Criteria—Update

Administration 11/30/2017
WD 27-17 Active Hurricane Harvey: Program Operations and Technical Assistance Guide Child Care, Natural Disaster, SNAP E&T, TANF/Choices, WIOA 11/09/2017
WD 16-14, Chg 1 Active Equal Opportunity Notice—Update

Equal Opportunity, WIOA 10/18/2017
WD 01-15, Chg 1 Active Equal Opportunity Officers and Section 504 Coordinators—Update

Equal Opportunity, WIOA 10/13/2017
WD 20-17, Chg 1 Active Adult Education and Literacy Grant Proposal Reviews—Update

AEL, WIA 10/12/2017
AEL 06-17 Active Distance Learning Call Center TEAMS Data Entry AEL 10/11/2017
AEL 05-17 Active Self-Attestation for Age-Related Eligibility AEL 10/02/2017
TA 282 Active Choices Program Actions and Corresponding Child Care Actions Child Care, TANF/Choices 09/08/2017
WD 26-17 Active Fiscal Year 2018/Program Year 2017 Child Care, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families/Choices, Employment Service, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training Formula Allocations; Additional Funding for the Smallest Local Workfo Child Care, ES, Fiscal - Allocations, SNAP E&T, TANF/Choices 09/08/2017
AEL 04-17 Active Implementing and Reporting Workforce Preparation Activities AEL, Fiscal - Administration, WIOA 09/05/2017
AEL 03-17 Active Implementing and Reporting Workforce Training under the Integrated Education and Training Approach to Service Delivery AEL, Fiscal - Administration, WIOA 08/11/2017
WD 21-17 Active WIOA Guide to Texas Workforce System Operations AEL, WIOA 07/18/2017
TA 280 Active Determining High-Poverty Geographic Areas WIOA 06/29/2017
WD 19-17 Active Fiscal Year 2018/Program Year 2017 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Title I Formula Allocations and Rapid Response Funding Fiscal - Allocations, Rapid Response, WIOA 06/20/2017
WD 17-17 Active SNAP E&T County Expansion

SNAP E&T 06/06/2017
TA 278 Active WIOA Requirements Change in TWIST TWIST 05/19/2017
WD 11-17, Chg 1 Active Summer Earn and Learn for Students with Disabilities—Update

VR, WIOA 04/21/2017
AEL 06-15, Chg 1 Active Expansion of Eligible Population to Be Served from Institutions of Higher Education AEL, WIOA 04/19/2017
AEL 04-16, Chg 1 Active Implementing Integrated Education and Training English Literacy and Civics Education—Update

AEL, Fiscal - Administration, WIOA 04/10/2017
AEL 02-17 Active Assessing English Language Learners in the Adult Education and Literacy Program AEL, Fiscal - Administration, WIOA 04/03/2017
WD 14-17 Active Operational Guidance for Receivables Established for Child Care Services Improperly Paid before October 1, 2016 Administration, Child Care 03/29/2017