Become a Reviewer

Eligibility

  • Do you have considerable knowledge of and experience in federal government financial management and/or performance measurement and the reporting of results?
  • Do you have general knowledge of federal government operations, and the subjects covered by an AFR or PAR?

FY 2021 CEAR Reviewer application

Benefits | CPEs for Reviewers

As a CEAR Reviewer, you will be able to earn up to six Continuing Professional Education credits (CPE). Here are the training sessions that will offer CPEs for Reviewers.

  • Preparer's Training | Aug. 4, 2021 | 9 - 11 a.m. ET | 2 CPEs | FOS: AUDG
    If your agency is participating or thinking about participating in the CEAR Program, you may choose to attend this training to get insights on some best practices of preparing an award-winning report. 
  • Reviewer training/first-time reviewers | Dec. 2, 2021 | 2 - 3:50 p.m. ET | 2 CPEs | FOS: AUDG
    AGA will be hosting a training session for first-time reviewers and for returning reviewers who need a refresher on Dec. 2, 2021. Training will be held virtually via webinar. 
  • Team meeting/training | Mar. 2022 | 2 CPEs | FOS: AUDG (Auditing Governmental)
    Reviewers participating in report comment review team meetings will be able to earn up to two hours of CPE credits! In person and virtual options may be available. 

Questions?

Email cear@agacgfm.org or call 800.242.7211 ext: 322.

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Important Dates

  • Aug. 4, 2021
  • Nov. 15, 2021
    • Auditor's report must have this date
    • Agency applications due
  • Dec. 2, 2021
  • Dec. 15, 2021
    • Reviewer applications due
    • CEAR Program agency packet and filing fees due
  • Dec. 31, 2021
    • SPFI (optional)