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Published: May 21st, 2018


Please remember that you are not required to provide any school with your ESA award amount, ESA contract or ESA bank card; it is the parent’s contract with the Arizona Department of Education.  In addition, the Arizona Department of Education does not enter into a contract with any private facilities.

Published: May 14th, 2018

Tip of the Week

The ESA Team is here to support you and we encourage you to contact our office with any program questions.

Published: May 7th, 2018

Renewal Contracts

We will be issuing renewal contracts June 1, 2018, please check your preferred method of contact for your documents.  As award values can change slightly from year to year, please be aware of any tuition payments at private schools, and be advised that your contract is between you and the Arizona Department of Education. ESA [Read more…]

Published: May 1st, 2018

Do Not Prepay for Services

All ESA transactions should be made at the time of the service for a given expense (ex. private school tuition, therapy, tutoring, etc). If a vendor/facility is requiring a pre-payment, it can only be for the current quarter. If you pre-pay for a service, it is likely that your expense report will be rejected and [Read more…]

Published: April 23rd, 2018

Funding Dates are the 15th AND 30th

Quarterly funding is requested on the 15th AND the 30th of each quarter’s funding dates (click here to view funding dates). It can take up to seven business days after the funds are requested to be available on your ESA bank card. An ESA Specialist is unable to verify when the funds will be officially available on you [Read more…]