LCSD’s Brown earns highest certification in business

LCSD’s Brown earns highest certification in business

Taylor Brown, budget specialist for Lee County School District (LCSD), has successfully completed and passed the School Business Specialist Certification Exam, earning her the designation of Certified School Business Specialist. This is the premier statewide honor of professional achievement in school business management.

The certification program is offered by the South Carolina Association of School Business Officials (SCASBO) and designed to provide career distinction as the highest honor of professional achievement in school business management.

The program aims are to enrich the knowledge with the intention of producing quality job performance; assist with maintaining the required skills; inspire self-regulation and a high standard of ethics; and to advance the professional principles of local business officials.

Brown completed 20 hours of coursework in budgeting, internal controls and financial management, and school finance accounting. In addition, she passed a 2-part exam which tested her mastery of these skills.

Brown will complete her master of business administration from Capella University in December, having already earned a bachelor of science in exercise sport science from Coastal Carolina University.

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