Updates to the Uniform Guidance from Ed.gov

For technical assistance issued by the U.S. Department of Education on the new Uniform Guidance on –

  • Regulations,
  • OMB-Developed Training Resources,
  • ED-Specific Crosswalks,
  • Additional Resources, and
  • ED-Developed Training and Resources,

Please go to our Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards webpage.

Vendor Screening for Debarred Vendors

Please update your entity’s official operating procedures.  Searches for debarred vendors can no longer be done through EPLS (www.epls.gov).  Please go to Sam.gov > Search Records > Advanced Search – Exclusion.  For additional guidance, please visit the procurement section of our Fiscal Guidance webpage where an example by Denver Public Schools is provided.

Submission of Audit Reports

Beginning October 2014, the following will only be accepted in electronic format. ADE will no longer accept hard copies.

  • Audit reports (Financial Statement report /Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)) ,
  • USFR Compliance Questionaires, and
  • Single Audit Reporting Packages


Please submit the above referenced items to [email protected]For more information, please visit our Independent Audits webpage.

Audit Evaluation Forms

To reduce the administrative burden on LEAs, Audit Evaluation Forms are not being collected by the Arizona Department of Education. Audit Evaluation Forms need not be submitted to either the Grants Management Division or the Audit Unit.

If you have further questions, please e-mail us at [email protected].