California Education Audit Appeals Panel

Phone: 916.445.7745  Filing Email: filing@eaap.ca.gov

( Statutory Authority: Education Code Sections 14502.1, 41344 and 41344.1.)

The Education Audit Appeals Panel (EAAP) serves as the neutral arbiter in informal and formal administrative appeals by K-12 local education agencies. EAAP adopts as regulations, according to a statutory timetable, the audit guide used in those annual audits.

Deadline for Audit Submittals

For the 2021–22 fiscal year, the deadline to file the 2020-21 audit report of each local educational agency audit shall be no later than January 31, 2022.

(Assembly Bill No. 130, EC 41020(h)(2))

2022-23 Audit Guide

At its May 23, 2022 meeting, the Education Audit Appeals Panel adopted a set of emergency regulations to amend the audit guide. These changes will be effective as of July 1, 2022, for the annual audits, required by Education Code Section 41020, for the 2022-23 fiscal year.

EAAP is providing notice of the proposed emergency regulations, and of the opportunity to make written comments regarding the proposed changes to the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) and simultaneously to EAAP. On June 8, 2022, the Notice, providing information on the public comment process; the Finding of Emergency, which includes an Informative Digest giving a description of the proposed changes; and the text of the proposed regulations were posted on our website and emailed to all those who have requested notification of EAAP regulations.

Notice of Proposed Emergency Regulations (June 8, 2022)

Finding of Emergency (June 8, 2022)

2022-23 Audit Guide (June 8, 2022)

Appendix A: LOCAL SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION BOND AUDITS (June 8, 2022)

Appendix B: SCHOOL FACILITY PROGRAM BOND FUND AUDITS (June 8, 2022)

Appendix C: FULL DAY KINDERGARTEN PROGRAM AUDITS (June 8, 2022)

Title 5, Division 1.5, Chapter 3, Article 1, Section 19810

2021 SLAA Report

In accordance with the State Leadership Accountability Act (SLAA), the Education Audit Appeals Panel submitted the report below, on the review of our internal control and monitoring systems for the biennial period ending December 31, 2021.

2021 SLAA Report

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  • PDF Image-based Documents
  • Word Documents
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