Using Your SFO Credential

Once you’ve earned your SFO, let others know about your expertise!

Follow this format to list your credential after your name:

Your name, Certified Administrator of School Finance and Operations, or
Your name, SFO
SFO Logo  

Don’t forget to include your credential on email signatures, business cards, resumes, and LinkedIn!

Claim Your Digital Credentials

Newly certified SFO's automatically receive a link to claim their digital badge within three days of earning their designation. Badges are an innovative option to paper certificates that allow the sharing of certification achievement with employers and colleagues around the globe. The platform always authenticates and verifies whether an SFO’s certification accomplishment is current or expired – an important assurance to employers and those viewing your SFO credentials.

Order SFO® Certificates and Frames

SFO certificates feature a gold seal and are available with or without a frame. The frames are wooden and display a custom-stamped dark blue mat that features the SFO certification logo. Prices include shipping and handling. Please allow 4–6 weeks for the processing and mailing of your order.

  • Certificate without Frame $35
  • Certificate with Frame $178
  • Certificate for Honorary Retired without Frame $35
  • Certificate for Honorary Retired with Frame $178

  • Suspension or Revocation

    Should your certification be suspended or withdrawn for any reason, you must immediately cease the use of the Certified Administrator of School Finance and Operations title and the use of the SFO designation.

    Contact ASBO International's certification department