CEAR® Reviewer Training

Dec. 2, 2020 | 2 - 3:50 PM ET | 2 CPEs | 2 PDUs | FOS: ACCG
Livestreamed | No downloading platform required! 

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.

Learning Objective:
Attendees will learn tips from speakers and veteran reviewers on how to approach the AFR/PAR for review. In addition, attendees will learn how to apply the CEAR Guidelines resulting from updates to OMB A-11, A-136, and recent OMB memorandums, to the reviewing process in order to recommend quality comments for agency improvement.


  • Diane Dudley, CGFM, CPA, CEAR Board Chair
  • Harold Steinberg, CGFM, CPA, CEAR Technical Consultant, AGA
  • Kia Lor, PMP, CMP, Senior Manager, Meetings & Programs

Expert Reviewer Speakers:


Program Level: Overview
Prerequisite: None
Advanced Preparation: None required
Field of Study: Accounting Governmental (ACCG)
Delivery Method: Group Live/Group Internet-Based

Registration Fees
Complimentary to all. Please click on the link below to register to attend in-person in DC or via virtually from home/office. Please contact cear@agacgfm.org with any questions. 

register for CEAR Reviewer training

Registration confirmation details will be sent one week prior to the training. Team members will be assigned after the training and will be notified accordingly via email. Each participant will receive two CPE hours and/or 1.75 PDUs in which AGA will send an email with instructions on how to download the certificate within five business days post-training.

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