Review State Amendments and Request Changes

After State Agencies submit the Annual Plan Amendments, the Regional Office can review each amendment and request changes.
  1. After logging in, the Welcome page appears. All submitted State plans are listed. To begin reviewing a plan, click View Plan.
    Regional Coordinators View Plan Button
  2. The Final Review page lists each module from the State plan. Click the Review button to examine data from a specific module.Review button
  3. Details reported in the applicable module are listed. Review data is listed in different formats for each module.
    a. Target Audience and Needs Assessment: All details are listed on the review page.
    Target Audience and Needs Assessment review pageb. SNAP-Ed Action Plan: All details are listed on the review page. SNAP-Ed Action Plan review page c. Projects: To view details for each project, click the corresponding arrow. Click the Reviewed checkbox for each project.Review Projects Arrow buttond. Evaluations: To view details for each evaluation, click the corresponding arrow. Click the Reviewed checkbox for each evaluation.Review Evaluations Arrow buttone. Coordination & Collaboration: To view Coordination and Collaboration details for each agency, click the corresponding arrow. Click the Reviewed checkbox for each agency.Review Coordination and Collaboration arrow buttonf. Staffing and Budget: Initially, the Total Budget is listed. Click each tab to view budget details for direct costs, staffing, travel, and the budget narrative.
    Review Total Budget Tabs
    If applicable, budget totals for each IA in the state are listed at the bottom of the budget page. Click Review to view budget details for a specific IA.
    review IA budget button
  4. Once all the details within a module have been reviewed, click Mark as Reviewed. mark as reviewed button
  5. The Final Review page appears, and the module is marked as reviewed. Repeat steps 2-4 for each module of the audience and needs assessment marked as reviewed
  6. If the review of State plan details reveals changes are needed within a State’s plan, click Request Changes.Request changes button
  7. A comment field appears. List changes needed or questions to answer. Then click Request Changes.Request changes buttonComments are emailed to State Agency staff with access to National PEARS, and the status of the State plan is listed as Changes Requested.
  8. Once all modules within a State plan have been reviewed and no additional changes are needed, click Approve.
    approve button
  9. Repeat steps 1-8 for each state in the region. Review plan modules, request changes (as needed), and approve the plan.