The purpose of this guide is to provide a reference to Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA), Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education (IEL/CE)1, and Adult Education and Literacy Act (AELA) recipients regarding grants fiscal parameters, processes and procedures. This guide will assist grantees in ensuring they are meeting the fiscal expectations of the grant and funds are being spent appropriately. When there is content that applies only to AEFLA or only to AELA, that content will be explicitly called out.
AEFLA is located under Title II of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The Adult Education and Literacy Act was passed by the Colorado state legislature in 2014.
The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) is required adhere to the requirements outlined in WIOA Title II, WIOA Title II and Joint Rule, Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) and 2 CFR Part 200 Uniform Grant Guidance. See the Laws and Regulations (AEFLA) section for more information and links to these documents.
CDE is also required to adhere to the requirements outlined in the AELA (PDF) and State Board of Education Rules (PDF).
If you have any questions about the contents of this guide, contact your AEI Program Coordinator in the Office of Adult Education Initiatives (AEI) or Marti Rodriguez, the Grants Fiscal Analyst that oversees the fiscal side of the adult education grants.
1For the purposes of this section, anything that applies to AEFLA also applies to IEL/CE.