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RULE §22.128Definitions

In addition to the words and terms defined in Texas Administrative Code, §22.1 of this title (relating to Definitions), the following words and terms, when used in this subchapter, shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

  (1) Encumbered funds--Program funds that have been offered to a specific student, which offer the student has accepted, and which may or may not have been disbursed to the student.

  (2) Forecast--The FORECAST function in Microsoft Excel, or a comparable forecasting function.

  (3) Institution of Higher Education or Institution--Any public technical institute, public junior college, public senior college or university, medical or dental unit, public state college, or other agency of higher education as defined in Texas Education Code, §61.003(8) or any private or independent institution of higher education as defined in Texas Education Code, §61.003(15).

  (4) Program--The Texas College Work-Study Program.

  (5) Mentor--An eligible student employed to:

    (A) help students at participating eligible institutions or to help high school students in participating school districts;

    (B) counsel high school students at high school-based recruiting centers designed to improve access to higher education; or

    (C) support student interventions at participating eligible institutions that are focused on increasing completion of degrees or certificates, such as interventions occurring through advising or supplemental instruction.

  (6) Mentorship Program--A work-study student mentorship program under which students enrolled at participating institutions and who met the eligibility requirements for employment in the Texas College Work-Study Program may be employed by participating entities as mentors, tutors, or advisors.

  (7) Participating Entity--An eligible institution, a school district, or a nonprofit organization that has filed a memorandum of understanding with the Coordinating Board under this subchapter to participate in the Mentorship Program.

Source Note: The provisions of this §22.128 adopted to be effective August 16, 2004, 29 TexReg 7977; amended to be effective November 28, 2005, 30 TexReg 7857; amended to be effective May 16, 2006, 31 TexReg 3873; amended to be effective August 16, 2007, 32 TexReg 4976; amended to be effective August 25, 2008, 33 TexReg 6814; amended to be effective May 26, 2010, 35 TexReg 4154; amended to be effective February 28, 2012, 37 TexReg 1330; transferred effective June 1, 2017, as published in the Texas Register May 19, 2017, 42 TexReg 2739; amended to be effective August 22, 2019, 44 TexReg 4312; amended to be effective August 3, 2020, 45 TexReg 5340; amended tobe effective November 16, 2022, 47 TexReg 7555

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