Tyler (KYTX) - The Tyler Independent School District received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.
The District received the award for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). The CAFR includes the District's independent audit report and financial statements, among other pertinent information.
The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting.
"As a District, one of our main goals is financial transparency," Tyler ISD Chief Financial
Officer Tosha Bjork said. "Taxpayers deserve to know how Tyler ISD is spending their money. It is an honor to receive this award."
The CAFR was judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program including demonstrating a constructive "spirit of full disclosure" to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the CAFR.
Tyler ISD posts its annual CAFR on the District website, tylerisd.org. It can be found by clicking the Annual Financial Reports link on the Financial Services page.