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Birdville ISD Honored with Statewide Award Purchasing Department earns prestigious Award of Merit 

Birdville ISD Honored with Statewide Award

Purchasing Department earns prestigious Award of Merit

Birdville ISD is proud to be recognized by The Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO) with a 2022 Award of Merit for Purchasing Operations. The Award of Merit was established in 2009 to recognize Texas school districts, open-enrollment charter schools, and education service centers that are committed to following professional standards in the acquisition of goods and services.

 

Each year, volunteers with the TASBO Purchasing & Supply Management Research Committee evaluate the award criteria to ensure it represents the latest best practices. They then review new and recertification applications. For 2022, only 58 recipients met the stringent criteria to qualify for the award.  "Birdville ISD is proud of our Purchasing Department for the work they do to provide furnishings, supplies, materials, and support to all campuses and administrative departments,” said Superintendent Dr. Gayle Stinson. “While it’s an honor to win the award, it’s just another example of the dedication our employees put in each day to fulfil the District’s mission of achieving an exemplary education for our students.”

 

“As Texas school districts face ever-increasing pressure to use funds efficiently, we’re honored to recognize the work our honorees do to streamline operations, comply with regulations, and set the standard for how to utilize taxpayer dollars,” said Tracy Ginsburg, TASBO Executive Director. “These organizations have not only demonstrated their professional purchasing operations by documenting their districts’ policies and procedures, but have also shared these best practices with colleagues throughout the state.”

 

Members of the District’s purchasing team will be honored at an awards reception sponsored by BuyBoard Purchasing Cooperative in Grapevine, Texas, on March 2 during the 2022 TASBO annual conference.