CCSD59 Awarded Certificate of Financial Excellence for 39th Consecutive Year
CCSD59 has been awarded with the FY 2021 Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting Award (COE) from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO). This marks the 39th consecutive year that CCSD59 has earned this recognition.
The award recognizes the district’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending on June 30, 2021 has met the program’s criteria for financial reporting and transparency.
For more details on the award, please read the official press release from ASBO below.
Ashburn, VA — The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) is pleased to
award Community Consolidated School District 59 the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting
(COE). ASBO International’s COE recognizes districts that have met the program’s high standards for
financial reporting and transparency. The school district earned the Certificate of Excellence for its
Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) for the fiscal year ended 2021.
“The COE’s mission is to promote and recognize excellence in financial reporting,” ASBO
International Executive Director David Lewis says. “The Annual Comprehensive 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.”
By participating in the COE program, school districts demonstrate their commitment to financial
transparency. Applicants submit their ACFR for review by a team of financial professionals who
provide feedback to improve future documents. If the report meets the requirements of the
program, it may receive the Certificate of Excellence. A district’s participation in the COE program
can facilitate bond rating and continuing bond disclosure processes.
The COE is proudly sponsored by ASBO International Strategic Partner American Fidelity.
About ASBO International
Founded 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.
About American Fidelity
American Fidelity provides employer cost-savings solutions and supplemental insurance benefits to specific industries. Acting as an extension of the HR department, we educate, enroll, and support the development of robust, competitive insurance packages—all while ensuring seamless administration and employee satisfaction. As experts in employer benefit solutions, our salaried account managers deliver year-round support, help employers overcome benefit administrative challenges, and always offer a different perspective – a different opinion.