|(a) All training programs that have not previously
been determined eligible for the statewide ETPL shall submit such
eligibility criteria and performance information required by the Agency.
This information shall be submitted in a manner determined by the
(b) Eligibility criteria shall include:
(1) a connection to statewide targeted occupations;
(2) a partnership with businesses in Texas, in accordance
with Agency guidance; and
(3) other criteria required by the Commission.
(c) Performance information shall include such requirements
as determined necessary by the Agency.
(d) The Agency may exempt a program from the performance
information requirement for initial eligibility determination. Such
exemption may be applied when a program has not been connected to
any students or when such connection is of insufficient duration to
(e) The Commission may determine minimum performance
targets for initial eligibility for the statewide ETPL.
(f) Boards and the Agency shall review program eligibility
criteria and aggregated performance information submitted by training
programs in order to determine eligibility.
(g) Training programs determined eligible under this
subchapter shall be approved for inclusion on the statewide ETPL for
up to 12 months following approval by the Agency.
(h) Following the initial eligibility period, training
programs shall be subject to continued eligibility determination.