Burleson ISD Receives Highest Form of Recognition in Accounting & Financial Reporting

BURLESON, Texas – (July 25, 2017) – The certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting has been awarded to Burleson Independent School District (BISD) by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).

“The Certificate of achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management,” said Todd Buikema, acting director of technical services center with the Government Finance Officers Association.  

The CAFR has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program, which includes demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure” to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential user groups to read the CAFR.



Government finance officers Association is a major professional association servicing the needs of nearly 19,000 appointed an elected local, state, and provincial level government officials and other finance practitioners. It provides top-quality publications, training programs, services, and products designed to enhance the skills and performance of those responsible for government finance policy and management. The association is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with offices in Washington, DC.