The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) honored Saginaw Intermediate School District for its exemplary Comprehensive Annual Financial Report by awarding the educational agency with the 2020 Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting (COE). For 21 consecutive years, ASBO International has recognized Saginaw ISD for meeting and exceeding their program’s high standards criteria for financial reporting and transparency.
“The COE’s mission is to promote and recognize excellence in financial reporting,” stated ASBO International Executive Director, David Lewis. He continued, “The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report informs stakeholders about the financial and economic state of the district, making it an important communications tool for building trust and engaging with the school community.”The Saginaw ISD Financial Services Department takes pride in being good stewards of taxpayers’ money and works diligently to ensure that all funds are closely managed and strategically utilized. The Saginaw ISD provides financial and payroll management services, school-based software management, and business and financial support to local school districts in Saginaw County.Jeffrey Collier, Superintendent of Saginaw Intermediate School District, commented, “Receiving the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting is a direct reflection of Saginaw ISD’s commitment to delivering gold-standard business services and financial operations to our partners and constituents. This recognition provides third-party validation of our organization’s financial credibility, integrity, and professional expertise. Mr. Collier continued, “The collective entirety of our Financial Services Department team continues to raise expectations for themselves and our service partners, while modeling the highest levels of competencies. On behalf of the entire Saginaw ISD, I wish to congratulate the team on this prestigious recognition.”
About ASBO InternationalFounded in 1910, the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) is a nonprofit organization that, through its members and affiliates, represents approximately 30,000 school business professionals worldwide. ASBO International is committed to providing programs, services, and a global network that promote the highest standards in school business. Its members support student achievement through effective resource management in various areas ranging from finance and operations to food services and transportation. Learn more at asbointl.org.