District 196 recognized for financial reporting

For the 11th consecutive year, District 196 was selected to receive the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Association of School Business Officials International. This year’s award recognizes excellence in the preparation and issuance of the district’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for fiscal year 2012.

Only approximately 400 school districts nationally apply for the Certificate of Excellence each year based on the minimum criteria. The District 196 Finance Department has received the award in each of the 11 years it has applied.

The 2012 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report was approved by the School Board in November 2012. The complete report is available on the district website at www.district196.org on the Finance Department page.