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2017-03-21 Tyler ISD Honored for Second Year for Excellence in School Purchasing Operations

TASBO award TYLER – The Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO) recently recognized 26 school districts with an Award of Merit for following best practices in the area of purchasing operations. Tyler ISD is among these recognized districts. This marks the second year in a row Tyler ISD has received a TASBO Purchasing Award of Merit.


“As one of only 26 districts in the state, we are extremely honored to receive the Purchasing Award of Merit by the Texas Association of School Business Officials,” Nakeia Burrell, coordinator of budget and purchasing/risk management, said. “This award shows our commitment to stewardship and providing excellence in all Tyler ISD procurement functions.” 


The TASBO Award of Merit (AOM) for Purchasing Operations provides recognition to school districts, open-enrollment charter schools and education services centers that are committed to following professional standards in the acquisition of goods and services.

“There’s no better way to achieve professional purchasing operations than to share best practices throughout the state and document your district’s policies and procedures,” Tracy Ginsburg, TASBO executive director, said. “We could not be more pleased with the growing recognition of the important work all of our honorees do to streamline operations, comply with regulations and set the standard for how to utilize taxpayer dollars.”