GDOE's Superintendent and IAO encourages government employees and the public to report any suspicion of fraud, waste, and abuse within GDOE by filling out the online form below or contacting IAO via telephone, e-mail or regular mail.
Financial fraud consists of ways by which GDOE employees or vendors use their employment status or vendor relationship to take funds for themselves or others at the expense of GDOE. Financial waste or abuse of financial resources includes ways by which GDOE employees or vendors improperly, carelessly, or excessively spend, consume, mismanage, or misuse GDOE resources. Waste would also include unnecessary spending as a result of inefficient or ineffective practices.
Title 4 of the Guam Code Annotated, Chapter 4, Section 4501 states that the Guam Legislature encourages Government of Guam employees to disclose information on actions of agencies that are not in the public interest. Section 4503 states that no appointing authority or supervisor shall initiate or administer any disciplinary action against an employee on account of the employee's disclosure of information.
Section 806 of the Sarbanes Oxley Act provides additional protection to employees of public companies who report information about actual or potential fraud involving their employer. Section 1107 of the act makes it a crime for a person to knowingly retaliate against a whistleblower for disclosing truthful information to a law enforcement officer regarding an alleged federal offense.
To Report Fraud, waste, or abuse in gdoe you may use the following options:
1. CALL (671) 300 - 1340.
2. Visit IAO at GDOE in Barrigada, Guam.
3. Write regular mail to:
GUAM DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
INTERNAL AUDIT OFFICE
500 MARINER AVENUE
BARRIGADA, GU 96913-1608
4. Contact any of the IAO staff. Their contact
details are listed on this page.
5. Complete the online form below.
Contact email@example.com to request access to or notify GDOE about on-line information or functionality that is currently inaccessible. For information about how to file a formal grievance with GDOE under section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and title II of the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, please see GDOE's grievance procedure at https://sites.google.com/a/gdoe.net/gdoe/accessibility-grievance-procedure.