Districts may report their total FY19 EL-EBF expenditures by logging into the IWAS portal and selecting the Electronic Expenditure Reporting System. Choose Start New Expenditure Report and select 3305 Bilingual Ed – TPI & TBE program from the drop-down list. Select June 30, 2019, on the left side of the screen and click Continue to begin reporting. The Current Year Allotment will reflect the total amount of FY 2019 EL-EBF funding for the district (consisting of EBF Base Funding Minimum attributable to ELs and Tier Funding attributable to ELs) as well as funds not reported not expended from FY18. Expenditures can be equal to or less than the allocation listed on Current Year Allotment line of the Project Summary within the Electronic Expenditure Reporting system.
All districts should report direct costs from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. All FY 2019 EL-EBF expenditure reports are due to ISBE by July 20, 2019.
Questions on expenditure reporting may be directed to the Department of Funding and Disbursements at (217) 782-5256.