OPE: Office of Postsecondary Education
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Program Oversight Staff - Responsibilities
Archived Information

The Program Oversight Staff is responsible for overseeing program monitoring throughout OPE, OPE's strategic monitoring plan, OPE monitoring policies, procedures, and standards, and training staff in the above; the Staff establishes OPE-wide policy for grant monitoring.

In performing these responsibilities, the Program Oversight Staff:

  • Develops the OPE strategic monitoring plan and prepares an annual report on its implementation;
  • Develops OPE-wide monitoring policies, procedures, and standards;
  • Reviews and responds to allegations of violations of statutes, regulations, EDGAR, and applicable OMB circulars;
  • Conducts on-site reviews of OPE grants;
  • Trains program staffs on OPE-wide monitoring policies, procedures, and standards; and
  • Conducts field-based grantee technical assistance and training on the OPE-wide monitoring policies, procedures, and standards.

Mailing Address:
Program Oversight Staff
U.S. Department of Education
Office of Postsecondary Education
1990 K Street, N.W., 7th Floor
Washington, DC 20006

Last Modified: 02/17/2010