FCPS Fiscal Services Division Earns Two National Awards

FCPS Fiscal Services Division Earns Two National Awards

Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Frederick, MD – Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) is pleased to announce that the Fiscal Services Division has been recognized for two national awards for financial reporting for the FCPS Annual Comprehensive Financial Report.

For the 15th year in a row, the FCPS Annual Comprehensive Financial Report was awarded the Government Finance Officers Association Certificate for Excellence in Financial Reporting. The report was judged by an impartial panel which found that the report demonstrates a constructive "spirit of full disclosure" to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the report.

In addition, The Association of School Business Officials International awarded FCPS the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 16th year in a row. This award is in recognition of FCPS’ commitment to transparency and high-quality financial reporting through the FCPS Annual Comprehensive Financial Report.

“These recognitions are a testament to the operational excellence of the financial reporting department and their fiscal services colleagues who assist in the completion of our ACFR,” said Heather Clabaugh, Associate Superintendent of Fiscal Services for FCPS. “They mark the culmination of the work completed throughout the year to ensure we exemplify our goal of being good stewards of taxpayer funds with transparency and fidelity to the federal, state, and local reporting requirements.”

FCPS is committed to always provide clear communication on all budget matters with the public.