The Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education recently received the Association of School Business Officials International’s Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting award for having met or exceeded the program’s high standards for financial reporting and accountability.
Dr. Anthony Jackson, Superintendent of Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools, said he appreciates the work of district staff to ensure that reporting is clear and accurate.
“We made a commitment to be transparent and efficient stewards of the funds provided to us.” Jackson said. “Our staff has worked diligently to improve our financial reporting and should be commended for this accomplishment.”
The district was recognized for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ending 2012.
Board members were presented with a plaque for the honor during the school board meeting held Oct. 7.
This is the first time Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools has participated in the Financial Reporting Award recognition.
Sponsored by VALIC, the Certificate of Excellence award confirms the school business office’s commitment to financial accountability and transparency. Recognition through the COE program can help strengthen a district’s presentation for bond issuance statements and promotes a high level of financial reporting.
VALIC, a long-time supporter of school business is committed to the K-12 marketplace. VALIC was the first company to enroll a K-12 public school district in a 403(b) plan. More than a half century later, VALIC remains the #1 provider of K-12 403(b) retirement plans in America.
With more than $65 billion in total assets, VALIC is an indus\try leader and currently manages long-term investment programs for nearly 25,000 not-for-profit and for-profit education, healthcare, and public sector organizations–representing more than two million investors–throughout the country. Association of School Business Officials International. The Association of School Business Officials International, founded in 1910, is a professional association of more than 5,000 members that provides programs and services to promote the highest standards of school business management practices, professional growth, and the effective use of educational resources.