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 State Committee for School District Audits (“SCSDA”)


The SCSDA is responsible for ensuring the accounts of each school district in the Commonwealth are audited not less than once every fiscal year.  The SCSDA also may, at any time, cause to be made a comprehensive and complete audit of any board of education.  The committee is comprised of the Governor, or a person designated by him, the Attorney General, the Auditor of Public Accounts, a person designated by the Legislative Research Commission to represent the Office of Education Accountability, and the commissioner of education. The Auditor of Public Accounts serves as the chair of the committee.
More information for school districts, including the current-year audit contract approved by the SCSDA is available from the Kentucky Department of Education at:
Upcoming Meeting Schedule of SCSDA (subject to change):
June 20, 2019
September 19, 2019
October 24, 2019
March 19, 2020
March 26, 2020
June 18, 2020
Unless announced otherwise, all meetings will be held at 11:00 am Eastern at the office of the Auditor of Public Accounts, 209 Saint Clair Street, Frankfort, KY 40601.
Statutory Authority for SCSDA:
KRS 156.255 – Definitions  for KRS 156.255 to 156.295.
KRS 156.265 – State Committee for School District Audits.
KRS 156.275 – Accountant -- Selection -- Reports.
KRS 156.285 – Access to records -- Witnesses -- Subpoena.
KRS 156.295 – Offenses -- Penalties.
For more information contact:
Farrah Petter
Assistant Auditor of Public Accounts
209 Saint Clair Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 209-2864