Local School Business Official Earns North American School Finance and Operations Credential

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RESTON, VA – Barbara Siegel, SFO, a school business official with Collaborative for Educational Services located in Northampton, MA was recently awarded the Certified Administrator of School Finance and Operations (SFO) certification by the Association for School Business Officials International (ASBO International).

The ASFO certification, a new certification by ASBO International, is granted to highly qualified individuals who fulfill multiple requirements, including demonstrating eligibilty (through work experience and education), passing a comprehensive two-part exam that tests competancy in accounting and school business management topics, and adhering to the ASBO International Certification Code of Conduct.

“School business officials are the chief fiscal officers for school districts and hold an influential position in the community,” says John Musso, CAE, RSBA, executive director of ASBO International. “By earning the SFO Certification, professionals validate their specialized knowledge and demonstrate a commitment to high standards and ethical practices in school business management.”

School business officials who have earned the SFO Certification commit to ongoing professional development, renew the certification annually, and undergo recertification every three years.

About ASBO International

Founded in 1910, the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) is an educational association that supports school business professionals. ASBO International is commited to providing programs, services, and a global network that promote the highest standards of school business management, professional growth, and the effective use of educational resources. For more information about ASBO International, visit asbointl.org

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