Texas

Texas

Programs and People: 

Anson Green, State Director,
Adult Education and Literacy
Texas Workforce Commission
101E. 15th Street, Room 416t
Austin, Texas 78778
(512) 463-7491
anson.green@twc.state.tx.us

Assessments: 

ABE: TABE
ESL BEST Plus, BEST Literacy

Data Systems: 

Texas Educating Adults Management System (TEAMS) - Online tool used to maintain information about adult education programs throughout the state.
http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/forms/tease/teams.htm

Texas Even Start Program Information Reporting System (TESPIRS) - Online system used to manage program data.

Credential Information Tracking System (CREDITS) - Online system used to manage program credential information.

Followup Methods: 

GED: Data Match
Employment: Data Match
Transition to Postsecondary Education or Training: Data Match

Data Tools for Monitoring and Program Improvement: 

AEGIS – Adult Education Guidance Information System is an electronic desk review tool that provides quarterly reports to the state office and local programs. Report Issues are sent out as informational in the 2nd and 3rd Quarters. The AEGIS report is sent out for local program required responses in the 4th Quarter and final compliance reports. Local programs may request that an AEGIS report be provided at anytime during the fiscal year.

Program Improvement Plan (PIP) template: https://twc.texas.gov/files/partners/csc-075PIP-program-improvement-plan-twc.pdf

State Tools and Resources: 

Project GREAT (Getting Results Educating Adults in Texas) Centers are Texas LEARNS' answer to the professional development needs of adult education and family literacy practitioners in Texas. Project GREAT Centers, funded as federal State Leadership activities by the Texas Education Agency and Texas LEARNS are in each of eight service regions in the state.

Texas LEARNS provides information and resources especially geared toward Adult Education Literacy programs in Texas. Subject areas include: content standards, professional development training calendars, facts and statistics, program administration, program performance and workforce collaboration. http://tcall.tamu.edu/TRAIN-PD-TCALL.html

FEATURED RESOURCES

Explore featured resources related to WIOA and the NRS including: state guidance, reporting, LEAP training materials, and external WIOA resources.

NRS Technical Assistance (TA) Guide

WIOA and NRS Resources

LEAP: NRS Training on WIOA 2016

WIOA Summary of Changes

WIOA Joint Participant Individual Record Layout (PIRL)