Liberty ESD Receives Finance Award

Liberty ESD Receives Finance Award
Posted on 05/29/2020
Certificate of Excellence in Financial ReportingThe Liberty Elementary School District received a prominent award for financial reporting and accountability from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO). The recognition represents a significant achievement and reflects the District’s commitment to transparency and high-quality financial reporting.

The ASBO Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting award recognized Liberty for meeting or exceeding the program's high standards for financial reporting and accountability. The district was recognized for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending in 2019. This marks the 25th year Liberty has earned this prestigious award. ASBO International is a professional organization representing approximately 30,000 school business professionals worldwide that provides programs and services to promote the highest standards of school business management practices, professional growth, and the effective use of education resources.

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (CAFR) was awarded to Liberty’s Executive Director of Business Services, Mrs. Kelley Baysinger. The certificate of achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting. The CAFR is reviewed by a team of professional auditors, who provide feedback to improve future documents. 

Susan Lambert, Manager of Recognition Programs, stated "Congratulations to you, your staff, and your District on receiving ASBO International’s Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting Award (COE) for your FYE2019 CAFR.  Your participation in the COE program for the past 25 years is a testament to your District’s commitment to transparency and high-quality financial reporting."