About Business Services

  • The Business Department is committed to maximize the educational experience of all students in the district through sound fiscal management.  The departments mission is to ensure compliance with statutes and auditing standards, provide exceptional customer service, work collaboratively with all departments and administration to provide necessary resources to facilitate teaching and learning.

    The essential functions of the department includes district functions of accounting, maintenance, transportation, construction, and food service.  Direct all financial aspects of the district including, budgeting, computing tax rates, auditing, annual financial reporting, insurance programs, elections, facilities, bond programs, and collective bargaining.

Business Services Contacts

  •    Chief Financial Officer 
         
         602-629-6460
     
       Director of Finance 
         Aracely Soto
         602-629-6467
     
       Federal and State Programs Manager 
         Sylvia Colorado
         602-629-6441
     
       Buyer
         Amanda Caraveo
         602-629-6464
     
       Grants Specialist  
         
         602-629-6429
     
       Accounts Payable  
         Adriana Vilchis
         602-629-6463

Excellence in Financial Reporting

  • The Balsz School district has been awarded annually since 1995 two Certificates of Excellence in Reporting.  One is from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) and the other is from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). The Certificate of Achievement in Excellence in Financial Reporting is a voluntary, nationally recognized program sponsored by ASBO to foster excellence in the preparation and issuance of school financial reports.

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     Learn more on the ASBO website.

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    Learn more at the GFOA website.