Electronic Submissions

Charter schools, regional education service centers (ESCs), and school districts must submit their annual financial and compliance report (AFR); and district improvement plan, campus improvement plan(s) (for school districts) or instructional plan (for charter schools) and the local evaluations (for both school districts and charter schools)  in electronic format to the Division of Financial Compliance. This page provides information about:

  • The documents districts and ESCs must submit
  • The documents charters must submit
  • Instructions for submitting the required documents
  • Additional information related to submitting the AFR and related documents 

Annual Financial and Compliance Report Submission—Districts and ESCs 

A school district or an ESC must send the AFR in Adobe Acrobat© Portable Document Format (PDF) and related data feed text file to the TEA:

A district or an ESC submits its AFR through the AUDIT and Indirect Costs application in the Texas Education Agency Secure Environment (TEASE). See the appropriate link in the TEASE section below to set up an account. 

Annual Financial and Compliance Report Submission—Charter Schools 

A charter school must send its AFR in Adobe Acrobat© Portable Document Format (PDF) and the following related data to the TEA:

A charter school submits its AFR through the AUDIT and Indirect Costs application in the Texas Education Agency Secure Environment (TEASE). Refer to the appropriate link below to set up an account. 

District and Campus Improvement Plans Submission—Districts and Charter Schools 

A school district or charter school must send the district improvement plan, campus improvement plan(s) (for school districts) or instructional plan (for charter schools) and the local evaluations (for both school districts and charter schools) in Adobe Acrobat© Portable Document Format (PDF) to the TEA:

TEA Secure Environment (TEASE) Applications 

Submit the electronic reports through the AUDIT and Indirect Costs application in the Texas Education Agency Secure Environment (TEASE). Refer to the appropriate link below to set up an account.

Application for TEASE Audit Account — District Users: TEASE/TEAL Log On Page

Application for TEASE Audit Account — CPAs only  

TEASE Audit Application Roles

The users who will be submitting the annual financial report, state compensatory education files and/or depository contract information must apply for one of the roles listed below.

Note: Users who will be submitting State Compensatory Education files i.e. District and Campus Improvement Plans must apply for a role which includes: “– Submits annual financial report”.  

  •  Charter AFR User – Submits annual financial report
  •  Charter AFR and Depository Contract User – Submits annual financial report and depository contract
  •  ISD User – Submits annual financial report
  •  ISD AFR and Depository Contract User   – Submits annual financial report and depository contract
  •  Depository Contract User - Submit only depository contract

  

To the Administrator Addressed Correspondence 

The following documents present further detailed information about completing and submitting the AFR:

Contact Information 

For additional information, contact:

Tiffany Martin (512) 936-1776 tiffany.martin@tea.texas.gov

Alma Obregon (512) 475-1993 alma.obregon@tea.texas.gov

Paul Moreno (512) 475-2228 paul.moreno@tea.texas.gov


Division of Financial Compliance 

Phone: (512) 463-9095

E-mail: schoolaudits@tea.texas.gov