Members Only Webinars

FY2022 CEAR AFR/PAR Preparer Training

August 17 | 9:00-11:00 AM ET | 2 CPEs | FOS: AUDG

Program Level: Overview
Prerequisite: None
Advance Preparation: None required
Field of Study: Auditing - Governmental (AUDG)

Hear from the experts on how to prepare an award-winning Performance and Accountability Report (PAR) or Agency Financial Report (AFR) for your agency.

Whether you are compiling a PAR or AFR, you will hear about strategies and successful practices for comprehensively presenting the program and financial information and easy-to-read style. We will also discuss the updated FY2022 Guidance for Preparing AFR/PARs driven by updates to OMB Circulars A-11 and A-136. The final FY2022 CEAR Guidance is still in DRAFT format until A-136 is issued. Please click button below to reference FY2021 CEAR Guidelines while we finalize the FY 2022 CEAR Guidelines.

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Evidence-based Policymaking: Who's Doing it Right?

September 7 | 2:00–3:15 PM ET | 1.5 CPEs | FOS: SKA

Program Level: Overview
Prerequisite: None
Advance Preparation: None required
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Application (SKA)

Results for America issued its annual "Invest in What Works Standards of Excellence" for both federal agencies and state governments. The standard assesses how federal agencies and state governments are building the infrastructure necessary to use evidence and data in their budget, policy, and management decisions. In this webinar, hear from federal and state evidence leaders how they are building the infrastructure necessary to use evidence and data to improve program outcomes, with examples of best practices in the use of evidence and data to drive budget, policy, and management decision-making.

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FY2022 CEAR Reviewer's Training

December 6 | 2:00–36:50 PM ET | 2 CPEs | FOS: ACCG

Program Level: Overview
Prerequisite: None
Advance Preparation: None required
Field of Study: Accounting - Governmental (ACCG)

Demonstrate your commitment to excellence in financial reporting by becoming a CEAR Reviewer and participate in this training!

Becoming a CEAR Reviewer will introduce you to how other agency prepares their Agency Performance and Accountability Report (PAR) or Agency Financial Report (AFR) and SPFI reports! This training is free to any one who wants to learn methods on how to identify content and improve a report's usefulness and usability. In addition, this training will cover the latest changes to the CEAR Guidelines resulting from updates to OMB A-11, A-136, and recent OMB memorandums.

If you are a first-time reviewer or just need a refresher, please register to attend the CEAR reviewer training. This training is strongly encouraged but not required for a CEAR reviewer.

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For more information on these webinars, please see the Training & Events page with AGA National.