Publications and Electronic Media Awards

2014 NSPRA National School Communication AwardsThe Publications and Electronic Media Awards contest is open to all public or private schools or districts, including special schools such as vocational-technical institutes; regional or county education service agencies; education agencies; and private businesses serving as partners with those organizations. Entries are judged according to the publication category and type and size of district/organization, so publications compete only against those from similar organizations.


Download the 2014 NSPRA National School Communication Awards program official entry form and information brochure for more information.

2014 Award Winners

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Annual Report

Excellence

  • Austin ISD, Austin, TX
    2012 Annual Report
    Alex Sánchez, Exec. Dir. of Comms. & Cmty Engagement

  • CCSD #181, Burr Ridge, IL
    Annual Report
    Bridget McGuiggan, APR, Director of Communications

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth TX, TX
    Our Journey Begins 2012-2013
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC
    2013 Annual Report: We Rise
    Cynthia Shah-Khan, Director of Communications

  • Harris County DOE, Houston, TX
    Head Start Annual Report
    Lotus LoCaaste-Wilken, Graphic Designer

  • Houston ISD, Houston, TX
    Houston ISD Annual Report
    Tiffany Davila-Dunne, Chief Communications Officer

  • North Penn School District, Lansdale, PA
    North Penn School District 2012-2013 Annual Report
    Christine Liberaski, Manager of Sch & Cmty Engagement

  • Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, FL
    2013 Annual Report
    Dylan Thomas, Director

  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, LA
    2012-2013 Report to Our Community
    Stevie Crovetto, Director Public Information

  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, TX
    TASB 2013 Annual Report
    Roger White, Managing Editor

Merit

  • Calgary Catholic School District, Calgary, AB
    Calgary Catholic School District 2012-2013 Annual Report
    Tania Younker, Dir., Communications

  • Elkhorn Public Schools, Elkhorn, NE
    "Growing With Our Community" 2012-2013 Annual Report
    Janna Anderson, Communications Coordinator

  • Greeley-Evans School District 6, Greeley, CO
    2013 Report to the Community
    Justin Watada, Communications Specialist

  • Greeneville City Schools, Greenville, TN
    Telling Our Story
    Robbie Mitchell, Professional Development Director

  • Howard County Public Schools, Ellicott City, MD
    Entry Plan Progress Report
    Rebecca Amani-Dove, Director of Communications

  • Lexington County School District One, Lexington, SC
    Lexington County School District One Annual Report
    Caitlin McCullough, Graphic Designer

  • Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools, Nashville, NC
    Annual Report
    Ashley Simmons, Director of communications

  • Oswego 308, Oswego, IL
    2013 Annual Report
    Brian Graves, Director of Communications and PR

  • Passaic County Technical Institute, Wayne, NJ
    PCTI Annual Report 2012-2013
    Sandra Woods, Admin. Assistant for Special Projects/Public Relations

  • Pine-Richland School District, Gibsonia, PA
    Positively Pine-Richland
    Rachel Hathhorn, Director of Communications

  • Poudre School District, Fort Collins, CO
    2011-12 Annual Accountability Report
    Valerie Van Ryn, Communications Specialist

  • School District of Clayton, Clayton, MO
    Annual Report
    Robin Fultz, Communications Coordinator

  • Seneca Valley School District, Harmony, PA
    Leading By Example
    Linda Andreassi, Communications Director

  • White Bear Lake Area Schools, White Bear Lake, MN
    2012-2013 Annual Report
    Marisa Vette, APR, Dir. of Comms. & Cmty Relations

Honorable Mention

  • Blue Valley School District 229, Overland Park, KS
    2012-13 Annual Report Executive Summary
    Kristi McNerlin, Director of Communications

  • City Schools of Decatur, Decatur, GA
    2012-2013 Annual Report
    Courtney Burnett, Community and Legislative Liaison

  • Dalton Public Schools, Dalton, GA
    2012 Annual Report Every Student Has A Story....
    Pat Holloway, Director of Communications

  • Edmonton Catholic Schools, Edmonton, AB
    District Plan for Continuous Growth
    Christine Plican, Graphic Designer

  • Fayetteville Public Schools, Fayetteville, AR
    Annual Report
    Alan Wilbourn, Public Information Officer

  • Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, PA
    "2012-2013 FCASD State of the Schools"
    Bonnie Berzonski, Coordinator of Communications

  • Henderson County Public Schools, Hendersonville, NC
    Higher Level of Expectations, 2012-13 Annual Report
    Tricia Allen, Public Information Officer

  • Kent School District, Kent, WA
    Kent School District Annual Report 2012-2013
    Christy Anderson, Communications Specialist

  • Millard Public Schools, Omaha, NE
    The 2013 MPS Annual Report
    Rebecca Kleeman, Communications Coordinator

  • Minnetonka Public Schools, Minnetonka , MN
    Inspire, Innovate, Excel, Minnetonka Public Schools 2013 Annual Report
    Janet Swiecichowski, APR, Executive Director for Communications

  • Northwest ISD, Fort Worth, TX
    2014 Annual Report
    Emily Conklin, Director of Communications

  • Northwest ISD, Fort Worth, TX
    Partners in Education 2013 Annual Report
    Emily Conklin, Director of Communications

  • Oconomowoc Area School District, Oconomowoc, WI
    Annual Report 2012-13
    Derick Kiger, Director of Research, Technology & Assessment

  • Orono Public Schools, Long Lake, MN
    2012-2013 Annual Report: Snapshot of Excellence
    Gary Kubat, Director of Communications

  • Palos School District 118, Palos Park, IL
    2012-2013 Annual Report
    Kerri Treacy, Communications Assistant

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Branding/Image Package

Excellence

  • Des Moines Public Schools, Des Moines, IA
    Brand & Graphics Guidelines
    Phillip Roeder, Director of Community Relations

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth TX, TX
    It's Not Okay
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Fraser Public Schools, Fraser, MI
    Fraser Public Schools: Branding Package
    Nicole Malak, Community Relations Coordinator

  • Harris County DOE, Houston, TX
    Early Childhood Winter Conference 1 Harris County Department of Education
    Lotus LoCaaste-Wilken, Graphic Designer

  • Lake Stevens School District, Lake Stevens, WA
    Inspiring Excellence
    Jayme Taylor, Director of Communications

  • Texas Association School Boards, Austin, TX
    2014 Grassroots
    Karen Strong, Chief Communications Officer

  • Texas Association School Boards, Austin, TX
    2014 SOTY
    Karen Strong, Chief Communications Officer

Merit

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth TX, TX
    Commitment to Classrooms/Bond Election Campaign
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Houston ISD, Houston, TX
    HISD Wins the Broad Prize
    Tiffany Davila-Dunne, Chief Communications Officer

  • Questart III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    Licensed Practical Nursing Program
    Kim Vigars, Graphic Designer

  • Shawnee Mission School District, Shawnee Mission, KS
    My Volunteer Pal (MVP)
    Leigh Anne Neal, Associate Superintendent for Communications

  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, LA
    A Night in Paris
    Stevie Crovetto, Director Public Information

  • Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, WA
    Tacoma Brand Refresh
    Dan Voelpel, Public Information Director

  • Texas Association School Boards, Austin, TX
    TASB Partners Student Architecture Contest Materials
    Karen Strong, Chief Communications Officer

  • The Elyria City School District, Elyria, OH
    Elyria City School District Educating Students for Life Billboard Ads
    Amy Higgins, Comms. & Public Affairs Coord.

  • The Elyria City School District, Elyria, OH
    Little Pioneer Roundup Kindergarden Enrollment Billboards
    Amy Higgins, Comms. & Public Affairs Coord.

Honorable Mention

  • CCSD 62, Des Plaines, IL
    Board of Education Goals Poster, CCSD62 2013-2014 Staff Directory, Governance Compact
    Mindy Ward, Director of Community Relations

  • Conestoga Valley School District, Lancaster, PA
    CVSD Branding/Image Package
    Adam Aurand, PR / Grant Writer

  • Highland Park ISD, Dallas, TX
    Learner for the Future/Educator for the Future
    Helen Williams, Director of Communications

  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, NY
    Utica City School District Logos
    Jean Palmer, Sr. PR Specialist

  • Pasco School District, Pasco, WA
    "Words of Wisdom" (District-wide Theme for 2013-14)
    Leslee Caul, Director of Public Affairs

  • Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD, Pharr, TX
    PSJA Education Foundation
    Arianna Vazquez-Hernandez, PIO

  • Spring Branch ISD, Houston, TX
    SBISD Parent U: "Choices, Insights, Opportunities."
    Linda Buchman, Community Relations Officer

  • York County School Division, Yorktown, VA
    MIRAA - My Instructional Resources, Activities, and Assessments
    Katherine Goff, Coordinator of Community & Public Relations

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Calendar

Excellence

  • Kent School District, Kent, WA
    Kent School District Calendar 2013-2014
    Christy Anderson, Communications Specialist

  • Millard Public Schools, Omaha, NE
    All The Right Notes! 2013-2014 Calendar
    Rebecca Kleeman, Communications Coordinator

  • Minnetonka Public Schools, Minnetonka , MN
    Minnetonka Community Education Summer Catalog
    Janet Swiecichowski, APR, Executive Director for Communication

  • Minnetonka Public Schools, Minnetonka , MN
    2013-14 Calendar, Our Hopes and Dreams
    Janet Swiecichowski, APR, Executive Director for Communication

  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, LA
    2013-2014 Calendar
    Stevie Crovetto, Director Public Information

  • White Bear Lake Area Schools, White Bear Lake, MN
    2013-2014 Activities Calendar
    Marisa Vette, APR, Dir. of Comms. & Cmty Relations

Merit

  • Bethel School District, Spanaway, WA
    Bethel School District Calendar 2013-14
    Krista Carlson, Director, Communications

  • Cazenovia CSD, Cazenovia, NY
    "2013-2014 Cazenovia Central School District Calendar"
    Laura Ryan, Communication Specialist

  • Clarksville Montgomery CSS, Clarksville, TN
    2013-14 CMCSS Calendar: The Defining Difference
    Elise Shelton, Chief Communications Officer

  • North Allegheny School District, Pittsburgh, PA
    Activities Calendar 2013-2014
    Joy Ed, Dir., of Comms. & Dev.

  • North Penn School District, Lansdale, PA
    North Penn School District 2013-2014 Activities Calendar
    Christine Liberaski, Manager of Sch & Cmty Engagement

  • Pittsford Central School District, Pittsford, NY
    "2013-2014 Schedules and Events"
    Nancy Wayman, Director of Communications

  • PSJA ISD, Pharr, TX
    Start College Now! Complete Early! Go Far! 2013-2014 Calendar
    Santiago Zavala, Web Master/Graphic Designer

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    Questar III Calendar
    Dan Sherman, Director of Communications

  • Questart III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    District of Troy Calendar
    Kim Vigars, Graphic Designer

Honorable Mention

  • Broadablin-Perth CSD, Broadalbin, NY
    Re-Imagining Broadalbin-Perth One Class at a Time – 2013-14 Calendar
    Michele Kelley, Communications Specialist

  • City Schools of Decatur, Decatur, GA
    City Schools of Decatur 2013-2014 Academic Calendar
    Courtney Burnett, Community and Legislative Liaison

  • Clover School District, Clover, SC
    CSD Calendar
    Mychal Frost, Public Information Officer

  • Lake Stevens School District, Lake Stevens, WA
    2013-14 Calendar & Handbook
    Jayme Taylor, Director of Communications

  • Lower Merion School District, Ardmore, PA
    Lower Merion School District Calendar (2013-14)
    Douglas Young, Dir. of Sch & Cmty Relations

  • Pasco School District, Pasco, WA
    Words of Wisdom: 2013-2014 Calendar & Reference Guide
    Leslee Caul, Director of Public Affairs

  • Pulaski County Special School District, Little Rock, AR
    2013-2014 Directory / Calendar
    Rob Moffett, Web Designer

  • Seneca Valley School District, Harmony, PA
    PROUD TO BE SV!
    Linda Andreassi, Communications Director

  • The Elyria City School District, Elyria, OH
    Elyria City School District Pioneer Smiles Calendar 2013-2014
    Amy Higgins, Comms. & Public Affairs Coord.

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E-Newsletter (External Audience)

Excellence

  • AASA, Alexandria, VA
    AASA Conference Daily Online, Feb. 13-16, 2014
    Jay P. Goldman, Editor, School Administrator magazine

  • Danville Public Schools, Danville, VA
    e-Newsletter
    Melany Stowe, Dir. of Comms. & Cmty Outreach

  • Houston ISD, Houston, TX
    Friday eNews
    Tiffany Davila-Dunne, Chief Communications Officer

  • L'Anse creuse Public Schools, Clinton Township, MI
    District News (Interactive E-Newsletter)
    Kelly Allen, Director of Public and Community Relations

  • Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, WA
    Tacoma E-News
    Dan Voelpel, Public Information Director

  • Texas Association School Boards, Austin, TX
    The Star
    Karen Strong, Chief Communications Officer

Merit

  • Kent School District, Kent, WA
    Board in Brief
    Christy Anderson, Communications Specialist

  • Mount Prospect SD 57, Mount Prospect, IL
    District 57 Report
    Jenny Kustra-Quinn, Communications

  • Northwest ISD, Fort Worth, TX
    Northwest News
    Emily Conklin, Director of Communications

  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, NY
    ISS Newsletter
    Jean Palmer, Sr. PR Specialist

  • Pine-Richland School District, Gibsonia, PA
    Pine-Richland School District News & Information
    Rachel Hathhorn, Director of Communications

  • Tech Valley High School, Rensselaer, NY
    Tech Valley High School This Week
    Michael McCagg, Public Information Specialist

  • Texas Association School Boards, Austin, TX
    HR Exchange
    Karen Strong, Chief Communications Officer

Honorable Mention

  • Alexandria City Public Schools, Alexandria, VA
    ACPS Daily Digest
    Kelly Alexander, Dir. of Comms. & PR

  • Berkley School District, Oak Park, MI
    Berkley Beat: A Weekly eNewsletter
    Jessica Stilger, Communications Supt.

  • Cleveland Heights City School District, University Heights, OH
    School District e-Newsletter
    Angee Shaker, Director of Communications

  • DuPage High School District 88, Addison, IL
    DuPage HSD 88 Newsletter
    Dani Brink, Director of Community Relations

  • North Allegheny School District, Pittsburgh, PA
    Tiger News (October 2013 and February 2014)
    Joy Ed, Dir., of Comms. & Dev.

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    Questar III e-News
    Erin Clary, Comunications Specialist

  • Stillwater Central School District, Stillwater, NY
    SCSD E-Newsletter
    Erin McNulty, Public Information Specialist

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E-Newsletter (Internal Audience)

Excellence

  • Fayetteville Public Schools, Fayetteville, AR
    From the Board
    Alan Wilbourn, Public Information Officer

  • Houston ISD, Houston, TX
    Friday eNews
    Tiffany Davila-Dunne, Chief Communications Officer

  • Minneapolis Public Schools, Minneapolis, MN
    Hotline-A weekly all-staff eNewsletter
    Stan Alleyne, Chief Communications Officer

Merit

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    APS NewsCheck
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent

  • Blue Valley School District #229, Overland Park, KS
    BV Buzz
    Kristi McNerlin, Director of Communications

  • Fayetteville Public Schools, Fayetteville, AR
    FPS This Week
    Alan Wilbourn, Public Information Officer

  • Northwest ISD, Fort Worth, TX
    The Source Staff Newsletter
    Emily Conklin, Director of Communications

  • Schalmont Central School District, Schenectady, NY
    Schalmont Insider
    Audrey Brahler, Communications Specialist
  • White Bear Lake Area Schools, White Bear Lake, MN
    "The Bear Essentials"
    Marisa Vette, APR, Dir. of Comms. & Cmty Relations

Honorable Mention

  • Highland Park ISD, Dallas, TX
    HPISD e-Newsletter
    Helen Williams, Director of Communications

  • Manassas City Public Schools, Manassas, VA
    @ The Board Meeting
    Almeta Radford, Public Communications Coordinator

  • Pasco School District, Pasco, WA
    The 411: Your Information Source
    Leslee Caul, Director of Public Affairs

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E-Newsletter(Internal Audience)

Merit

  • Harris County DOE , Houston, TX
    Co-opportunities eNews
    Louise Henry, APR, Director, Client Development

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Excellence in Writing

Excellence

  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, NY
    Calming 'Core' Anxiety of Stressed-out Students
    Karen Nerney, Communications Specialist

  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC
    Storm Damage: Lessons in Crisis Communications from Moore, Oklahoma
    Nora Carr, APR, Chief of Staff

  • Hickory Public Schools, Hickory, NC
    HHS Senior Awarded Morehead-Cain Scholarship to UNC
    Beverly Snowden, Public Information Officer

  • Highland Park ISD, Dallas, TX
    Is it our story?
    Helen Williams, Director of Communications

  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, TX
    It's Never 'Off the Record'
    Leila Lewis, Communications Consultant

Merit

  • Cazenovia CSD, Cazenovia, NY
    "Historical Treasure Hiding in Plain Sight at Cazenovia High School"
    Laura Ryan, Communications Specialist

  • CCSD #181, Burr Ridge, IL
    Annual Report article: "U.S. Gold Medal Paralympian Megan Fisher's Return to Her Alma Mater"
    Bridget McGuiggan, APR, Director of Communications

  • Fauquier County Public Schools, Warrenton, VA
    Civil War Comes to Life Through History-Mobile
    Karen Parkinson, Coordinator of Information

  • Fayetteville-Manlius CSD, Manlius, NY
    F-M Students Transform Ethiopian Community With The Gift of Water
    Kristine Jarosz, Public Information Specialist

  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC
    What Parents Want
    Nora Carr, APR, Chief of Staff

  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC
    Twitter Allows School District to 'Lighten Up' in Communicating with Students
    Cynthia Shah-Khan, Director of Communications

  • Highland Park ISD, Dallas, TX
    HPISD Tax Exemption Saves The Average Homeowner $2,704
    Helen Williams, Director of Communications

  • Millard Public Schools, Omaha, NE
    "The Gift" Superintendent's Graduation Speech
    Rebecca Kleeman, Communications Coordinator

  • Ohio School Board Association, Columbus, OH
    Making STEM Education Rock
    Bryan Bullock, Communications Coordinator

  • Syntric Communications, Sacramento, CA
    Democracy in Action: A Healthy Exchange of News and Information Engages Schools and Communities
    Trinette Marquis-Hobbs, APR, Partner

  • Vestal Central School District, Vestal, NY
    Vestal School District's "Look at Us" Newsletter Article "Vestal Screens The Blue Tattoo."
    Regina M. Felice, Public Information Coordinator

Honorable Mention

  • Canajoharie CSD, Canajoharie, NY
    "Lessons at Canajoharie High and Middle School focus on Common Core Driven Learning"
    Christian Czerwinski, Communications Specialist

  • Capital Region BOCES, Queensbury, NY
    "French Student Swimmer Samples Teenage Life in Queensbury" from "Connections"
    Mellissa Braham, Public Information Specialist

  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, NY
    Students Learn the Art of Storytelling
    Nancy Cole, Public Information Specialist

  • Danville Public Schools, Danville, VA
    Danville Public Schools Branding – Your Part
    Edward Newsome, Superintendent

  • Des Moines Public Schools, Des Moines, IA
    Alternative Teacher Contract Guest Editorial
    Phillip Roeder, Director of Community Relations

  • DuPage High School District 88, Addison, IL
    Willowbrook Wrestling Coach Shares 33 Years of Memories As He Gets Ready to Retire
    Dani Brink, Director of Community Relations

  • Fayetteville-Manlius CSD, Manlius, NY
    Educators Adopt 'Flipped' Teaching Model
    Kristine Jarosz, Public Information Specialist

  • Gwinnett County Public Schools, Suwanee, GA
    Language Arts in Gwinnett... Helping To Build Strong Reading and Writing 'Muscles'
    Laura Nurse, Director of Publications and Public Information

  • Harris County DOE , Houston, TX
    Embracing Hope By Building Healthy Eating Habits
    Carol Vaughn, Manager of Communications
  • Hickory Public Schools, Granite Falls, NCZach Jarrett Signs to Play Baseball at UNC-Charlotte
    Beverly Snowden, Public Information Officer

  • Highland Park ISD, Dallas, TX
    Sparkling Scots Bring Inspiration to Cheerleading Squad
    Helen Williams, Director of Communications

  • Highland Park ISD, Dallas, TX
    Enrollment Growth Leads to Discussion of Facilities Needs
    Helen Williams, Director of Communications

  • Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD, Bedford, TX
    2013 Convocation Speech
    Judy Ramos, Director of Communications

  • Lancaster Central School District, Lancaster, NY
    Superintendent's Bee Column 12-26-13
    Patricia Burgio, Director of Communications

  • Marion County Public Schools, Ocala, FL
    "Back to School: What's New"
    Kevin Christian, Public Relations Officer

  • Ohio School Boards Association, Columbus, OH
    All You Have To Do Is 'ASK'
    Gary Motz, Editorial Manager

  • Puyallup School District, Puyallup, WA
    Stewart Student Helps Save Mother's Life
    Susan Gifford, Communications Specialist

  • School District of Clayton, Clayton, MO
    CHS Concussion Recovery Program
    Robin Fultz, Communications Coordinator

  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, TX
    "Twenty/20 Vision"
    Roger White, Managing Editor

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Finance Publication

Excellence

  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, NY
    Understanding Your School Tax Bill
    Deborah Bush-Suflita, Senior Communications Manager

  • Des Moines Public Schools, Des Moines, IA
    2013-2014 Adopted Budget and Finanical Statements
    Phillip Roeder, Director of Community Relations

  • Fayetteville Public Schools, Fayetteville, AR
    NSLA Funding
    Alan Wilbourn, Public Information Officer

  • Pittsford Central School District, Pittsford, NY
    Budget Vote Newsletter – May 2013
    Nancy Wayman, Director of Communications

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    Schodack CSD Budget Newsletter
    Jason McCord, Senior Communications Specialist

Merit

  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, NY
    F-M News: Budget Edition
    Nancy Cole, Public Information Specialist

  • Chatham CSD, Chatham, NY
    Chatham Budget Newsletter
    Adam Charbonneau, Comunications Specialist

  • Goshen Central School District, Goshen, NY
    Goshen News: Special Budget Edition 2013-14
    Christina Gore, Public Information Specialist

  • Marcellus Central School District, Marcellus, NY
    Marcellus Central Schools District Newsletter, Budget Edition (May 2013)
    Laura Ryan, Communications Specialist

  • Orono Public Schools, Long Lake, MN
    Protecting Our Excellence
    Gary Kubat, Director of Communications

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    Averill Park CSD Budget Newsletter
    Mary Prusak, Comunications Specialist

  • Questart III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    East Greenbush CSD Focus Newsletter
    Kim Vigars, Graphic Designer

Honorable Mention

  • Adams 12 Five Star Schools, Thornton, CO
    Navigating the Budget
    Melissa Hoelting, Communications Specialist

  • Central Islip School District, Medford, NY
    Education Report: Budget Edition
    Barbara LaMonica, Communications & PR Director

  • Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, PA
    "In Fox Chapel Area Community Magazine" Budget Issue
    Bonnie Berzonski, Coordinator of Communications

  • Goshen Central School District, Goshen, NY
    Goshen News: Special Referendum Edition 2013-14
    Christina Gore, Public Information Specialist

  • Greater Amsterdam School District, Amsterdam, NY
    Greater Amsterdam School District Budget Newsletter
    Karen Nemey, Communications Specialist

  • Lancaster Central School District, Lancaster, NY
    Your Lancaster Schools - Annual Budget Report
    Patricia Burgio, Director of Communications

  • Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, VA
    Budget Newsletter
    Phil Kavits, Director of Communications Services

  • Radnor Township School District, Wayne, PA
    A Radnor Education Matter: How Your Investment in Excellence Pays Off
    Michael Petitti, Communications Administrator

  • The Elyria City School District, Elyria, OH
    Elyria City School District Pioneer Press Special Edition
    Amy Higgins, Comms. & Public Affairs Coord.

  • Utica City School District, Utica, NY
    2013-14 Budget Newsletter
    Angela Elefante, Admin. for PR / Instructional Media & Special Projects

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Handbook

Excellence

  • Southern Westchester BOCES, Harrison, NY
    "Supporting 21st Century Learning: Professional Services Catalog 2013-2014"
    Colette Connolly, Public Relations Specialist

Merit

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    APS Guidebook for Parents (elementary, middle, and high school) English and Spanish
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent

  • Bend-La Pine Schools, Bend, OR
    Bend-La Pine Schools Handbook & Calendar 2013-14
    Julianne Repman, Communications Director

  • CCSD 62, Des Plaines, IL
    Student and Parent Handbook 2013-2014
    Mindy Ward, Director of Community Relations

  • Edmonton Catholic Schools, Edmonton, AB
    School Registration Handbook
    Annette Ferguson, Graphic Designer

  • Houston ISD, Houston, TX
    Welcome to Houston ISD
    Tiffany Davila-Dunne, Chief Communications Officer

  • Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, VA
    2013-14 Information Guide
    Phil Kavits, Director of Communications Services

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    Welcome to Kindergarten
    Jennifer McCarrel, Public Relations Coordinator

  • White Bear Lake Area Schools, White Bear Lake, MN
    Middle School and High School Academic Planner and Student Handbook
    Marisa Vette, APR, Dir. of Comms. & Cmty Relations

Honorable Mention

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    APS Handbook 2013-2014
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent

  • York County School Division, Yorktown, VA
    Secondary Program of Studies Registration and Information Guide
    Katherine Goff, Coordinator of Community & Public Relations

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Internet/Intranet Website

Excellence

  • Cleveland Heights City School District, University Heights, OH
    School District Website
    Angee Shaker, Director of Communications

  • Houston ISD, Houston, TX
    177 Days: The Journey of a new HISD teacher
    Tiffany Davila-Dunne, Chief Communications Officer

  • Lower Merion School District, Ardmore, PA
    Lower Merion School District Website
    Douglas Young, Dir. of Sch & Cmty Relations

  • Newport News Public Schools, Newport News, VA
    NNPS District Website
    Keli Slusher, Community Relations and Graphic Design

  • Newton-Conover City Schools, Newton, NC
    The Compass: Your Guide to Instructional Support
    Heather Mullins, Chief Academic Officer

  • San Diego County Office of Education, San Diego, CA
    SDCOE Website
    Music Watson, APR, Chief Communications Officer

  • Upper Darby School District, Drexel Hill, PA
    Upper Darby School District Website
    Dana Spino, Director of Communications

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    The Core
    Lauren Wicks, Public Relations Coordinator

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    Kaleidoscope
    Lauren Wicks, Public Relations Coordinator

Merit

  • Austin ISD, Austin, TX
    Austin ISD Website
    Alex Sánchez, Exec. Dir. of Comms. & Cmty Engagement

  • Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD, Glenville, NY
    Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central School District Website
    Tara Mitchell, Communications Specialist

  • Dufferin-Peel Catholic DSB, Toronto, ON
    Dufferin-Peel Catholic DSB Website
    Randall Craig, President, 108 Ideaspace, Inc.

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth TX, TX
    Forth Worth ISD Website
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Gwinnett County Public Schools, Suwanee, GA
    GCPS Website Redesign
    Sloan Roach, Executive Director of Communication and Media Relations

  • Highland Park ISD, Dallas, TX
    HPISD Centennial Celebration Website
    Helen Williams, Director of Communications

  • Pine-Richland School District, Gibsonia, PA
    Pine-Richland District Website
    Rachel Hathhorn, Director of Communications

  • Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, VA
    Prince William County Schools – FY 2014-15 Budget Updates
    Phil Kavits, Director of Communications Services

  • Schiller Park School District 81, Schiller Park, IL
    Schiller Park School District Website
    Katherine Brant, Director of Communications

  • Shoreline School District, Shoreline, WA
    Shoreline School District Website
    Craig Degginger, Public Information Officer

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    Virginia Beach City Public Schools Website
    Jennifer McCarrel, Public Relations Coordinator

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    Strategic Plan and Virtual Town Hall Website
    Jennifer McCarrel, Public Relations Coordinator

Honorable Mention

  • Bloomfield Hills Schools, Bloomfield Hills, MI
    Bloomfield Hills Schools Website
    Shira Good, Director of Communications

  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, NY
    South Colonies Schools District Website
    Deborah Bush-Suflita, Senior Communications Manager

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Annadale, VA
    The Foundation for Fairfax County Public Schools
    Pamela Martin, Manager, Multimedia Design

  • Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, VA
    Team Building 101
    Phil Kavits, Director of Communications Services

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    Hudson CSD Website
    Dan Sherman, Director of Communications

  • Rockford Public School District 205, Rockford, IL
    Rockford PSD 205 District Website
    Earl Dotson, Jr., Exec. Dir. of Comm & Cmty Empowerment

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Magazine

Excellence

  • AASA, Alexandria, VA
    School Administrator Magazine, November 2013
    Jay P. Goldman, Editor, School Administrator Magazine

  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, TX
    Texas Lone Star Magazine
    Roger White, Managing Editor

Merit

  • Geneseo CUSD 228, Geneseo, IL
    Leafprints Magazine
    Laura Kashner, Communications Coord.

  • Marion County Public Schools, Ocala, FL
    "Class Acts" In Ocaia Style Magazine
    Kevin Christian, Public Relations Officer

  • Ohio School Board Association, Columbus, OH
    Ohio School Board Association Journal
    Angela Penquite, Communication Design Manager

Honorable Mention

  • Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, PA
    "In Fox Chapel Area Community Magazine" Summer 2013
    Bonnie Berzonski, Coordinator of Communications

  • Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, PA
    "In Fox Chapel Area Community Magazine" Winter 2013
    Bonnie Berzonski, Coordinator of Communications

  • Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District, Palmer, AK
    MSBSD Inside Fall/Winter 2013
    Catherine Esary, Public Information Officer

  • Nixa Public Schools, Nixa, MO
    The Nest
    Zac Rantz, Director of Communications

  • West Plains Schools, West Plains, MO
    R.E.D. – Remarkable Education Direction
    Lana Snodgras, Comms. & Cmty. Relations Director

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Marketing Materials (Electronic)

Excellence

  • Mequon-Thiensville School District, Mequon, WI
    Mequon-Thiensville School District's Video Snapshot
    Melissa McCrady, Executive Director of Communications

  • Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, WA
    Inspired Teaching Stories from Tacoma's best
    Dan Voelpel, Public Information Director

Merit

  • Des Moines Public Schools, Des Moines, IA
    Billboard Campaign
    Phillip Roeder, Director of Community Relations

  • DoDEA Pacific, APO, AP
    DoDEA News in a Minute – Zama American HS Improves
    Charles Hoff, APR, Public Affairs Officer

  • DoDEA Pacific, APO, AP
    Teacher of the Year
    Lawrence Torres, Public Affairs Specialist

  • DoDEA Pacific, APO, AP
    DoDEA Pacific Gradcast
    Lawrence Torres, Public Affairs Specialist

  • Harris County DOE , Houston, TX
    Harris County Department of Education: Who We Are, What We Do
    Carol Vaughn, Manager of Communications

  • Houston ISD, Houston, TX
    Recruitment for Energy Institute High School
    Tiffany Davila-Dunne, Chief Communications Officer

  • Mobile County Public Schools, Mobile, AL
    It Starts With Us (public service announcements)
    Rena Philips, Supervisor of Marketing

  • Spartanburg County School District 6, Roebuck, SC
    District Six Focus
    Cynthia Robinson, Public Relations

Honorable Mention

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Annadale, VA
    Fairfax County Public Schools Mobile App
    Pamela Martin, Manager, Multimedia Design

  • Spring Branch ISD, Houston, TX
    Texas Legislature House Bill 5: SBISD Marketing Plan
    Melissa Wiland, Community Relations

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Marketing Publication

Excellence

  • Edina Public Schools, Edina, MN
    Kindergarten Enrollment Materials and Countdown to Kindergarten e-Newsletter
    Susan Brott, Director of Communications and Community Engagement

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Annadale, VA
    Summer Institute for the Arts
    Pamela Martin, Manager, Multimedia Design

  • Harris County DOE , Houston, TX
    2014 Texas Healthy School Environments
    Louise Henry, APR, Director, Client Development

  • Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD, Bedford, TX
    HEB ISD Hall of Fame
    Carolyn Marcantel, Webmaster

  • Mesa Public Schools, Mesa, AZ
    East Valley Academy Brochure
    Derek Dinsmore, Graphic Comms. Specialist

  • Millard Public Schools, Omaha, NE
    Proud to be Millard Public Schools, A World-Class District
    Rebecca Kleeman, Communications Coordinator

  • Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, FL
    2014-15 Magnet Program Guide
    Dylan Thomas, Director

  • Texas Association School Boards, Austin, TX
    TASB Risk Management Reinsurance Brochure
    Karen Strong, Chief Communications Officer

  • The Elyria City School District, Elyria, OH
    "Be A Pioneer" Billboards
    Amy Higgins, Comms. & Public Affairs Coord.

Merit

  • Berkley School District, Oak Park, MI
    Marketing Mini-Magazine
    Jessica Stilger, Communications Supt.

  • DoDEA Pacific, APO, AP
    Imagine Campaign
    Kristin Dohn, Visual Specialist

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth TX, TX
    North Side High School Culinary Arts Building Dedication Invitation
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth TX, TX
    Spring Break School Flyer
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Grand Erie District School Board, Brantford, ON
    Welcome to High School
    Shawn McKillop, Manager of Communications and Community Relations

  • Greeley-Evans School District 6, Greeley, CO
    Student Spotlight
    Justin Watada, Communications Specialist

  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC
    2014 Magnet Fair
    Nora Shoptaw, Program Admn-Comms.

  • Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD, Bedford, TX
    HEB ISD Schools of Choice Brochure
    Carolyn Marcantel, Webmaster

  • Minneapolis Public Schools, Minneapolis, MN
    MPS Catalog
    Stan Alleyne, Chief Communications Officer

  • Mobile County Public Schools, Mobile, AL
    It Starts With Us
    Rena Philips, Supervisor of Marketing

  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, NY
    2014-15 Program Guide
    Jean Palmer, Sr. PR Specialist

  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, NY
    Leatherstocking Conference Brochure
    Jean Palmer, Sr. PR Specialist

  • Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD, Pharr, TX
    Start College Now! Complete Early! Go Far!
    Santiago Zavala, Public Information

  • Spring Branch ISD, Houston, TX
    A Superintendent's Roundtable Event
    Linda Buchman, Community Relations Officer

  • Springfield Public Schools, Springfield, MO
    Learning is Personal at Springfield Public Schools
    Teresa Bledsoe, Community Relations Manager

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    Come Teach @ the Beach
    Jeff Barba, Public Relations Coordinator

Honorable Mention

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    Careers @ APS Marketing Brochure
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent

  • Aurora Public Schools, Aurora, CO
    APS Brochure
    Georgia Duran, Chief Communication Officer

  • Conestoga Valley School District, Lancaster, PA
    Why CV?
    Adam Aurand, PR / Grant Writer

  • Elizabeth Public Schools, Elizabeth, NJ
    The Excellence Parade 2013
    Donald Goncalves, Assistant Board Secretary

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth TX, TX
    Chairs for Teaching Excellence Invitation Suite
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Grand Erie District School Board, Brantford, ON
    Welcome to Kindergarten
    Shawn McKillop, Manager of Communications and Community Relations

  • Gwinnett County Public Schools, Suwanee, GA
    Maxwell-Grayson Marketing Ad
    Laura Nurse, Director of Publications and Public Information

  • Hickory Public Schools, Hickory, NC
    "I Choose Public Schools"
    Beverly Snowden, Public Information Officer

  • Houston ISD, Houston, TX
    HISD Building Updates
    Tiffany Davila-Dunne, Chief Communications Officer

  • Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District, Palmer, AK
    MSBSD 2013-2014 (Small Brochure)
    Catherine Esary, Public Information Officer

  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, NY
    Cosmetology Brochure
    Jean Palmer, Sr. PR Specialist

  • Park Hill School District, Kansas City, MO
    Relocation Tri-Fold
    Amy Haynes, Communications Specialist

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    Questar III Course Catalog
    Dan Sherman, Director of Communications

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Print Newsletter (External Audience)

Excellence

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    The Citizen
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent

  • Edina Public Schools, Edina, MN
    Experience EPS
    Susan Brott, Director of Communications and Community Engagement

  • Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, WA
    Spotlight Newsletter
    Dan Voelpel, Public Information Director

Merit

  • Capital Region BOCES, Queensbury, NY
    "Connections" District Newsletter
    Mellissa Braham, Public Information Specialist

  • Chatham CSD, Chatham, NY
    Chatham Connections
    Adam Charbonneau, Comunication Specialist

  • Cleveland Heights City School District, University Heights, OH
    School District UPDATE Newsletter
    Angee Shaker, Director of Communications

  • Olentangy Local Schools, Lewis Center, OH
    District Newsletter Winter 2014
    Devon Immelt, Public Information Coord.

  • Pittsford Central School District, Pittsford, NY
    Quarterly Newsletter – Summer 2013 and Fall 2013
    Nancy Wayman, Director of Communications

  • The Elyria City School District, Elyria, OH
    The Elyria Schools Pioneer Press Issues 1 & 3
    Amy Higgins, Comms. & Public Affairs Coord.

Honorable Mention

  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, NY
    F-M News
    Nancy Cole, Public Information Specialist

  • Des Moines Public Schools, Des Moines, IA
    DMPS Community Report
    Phillip Roeder, Director of Community Relations

  • Guilderland Central School District, Guilderland Center, NY
    Guilderland Central School District Newsletter
    Amy McGeady, Public Information Specialist

  • Kent School District, Kent, WA
    KSD Connected
    Christy Anderson, Communications Specialist

  • Lake Stevens School District, Lake Stevens, WA
    Lake Schools
    Jayme Taylor, Director of Communications

  • Nixa Public Schools, Nixa, MO
    QuickNews
    Zac Rantz, Director of Communications

  • Resources Training & Solutions, Sartell, MN
    The Communicator
    Tim Johnson, Communications Specialist

  • School District of Clayton, Clayton, MO
    Inside Clayton
    Robin Fultz, Communications Coordinator

  • Shoreline School District, Shoreline, WA
    Shoreline Schools Flagship
    Craig Degginger, Public Information Officer

  • Tech Valley High School, Rensselaer, NY
    Tech High School Newsletter
    Michael McCagg, Public Information Specialist

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Print Newsletter (Internal Audience)

Merit

  • DoDEA Pacific, APO, AP
    Area Newsletter
    Kristin Dohn, Visual Specialist

  • Harris County DOE , Houston, TX
    Leader's Choice Newsletter
    Louise Henry, APR, Director, Client Development

Honorable Mention

  • Nixa Public Schools, Nixa, MO
    Staff Communicator
    Zac Rantz, Director of Communications

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Social Media

Excellence

  • City Schools of Decatur, Decatur, GA
    City Schools of Decatur Facebook Page
    Courtney Burnett, Community and Legislative Liaison

  • DoDEA , Alexandria, VA
    The DoDEA Artist Spotlight
    Tara Parekh, Graphic Designer

  • Minnetonka Public Schools, Minnetonka , MN
    @tonkaprincipal
    Janet Swiecichowski, APR, Executive Director for Communication

  • Minnetonka Public Schools, Minnetonka , MN
    Minnewashta Facebook Page
    Janet Swiecichowski, APR, Executive Director for Communication

  • Peel District School Board, Mississauga, ON
    @PeelSchools Twitter Account
    Brian Woodland, APR, Director of Communications & Community Relations Support Services

  • Southern Westchester BOCES, Rye Brook, NY
    Tarrytown School District Social Media Initiative
    Evelyn McCormack, Director of Communications

  • West Genesee Central School District, Camillus, NY
    Blog: Notes from the Superintendent
    Bonnie Russell, School Information Officer

Merit

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    2014 Capital Improvement Plan Twitter Town Hall
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent

  • Des Moines Public Schools, Des Moines, IA
    Social Media Integration
    Phillip Roeder, Director of Community Relations

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Falls Church, VA
    FCPS Facebook Page
    Andy Grunig, APR, Communications Specialist

  • Fayetteville Public Schools, Fayetteville, AR
    Social Media
    Alan Wilbourn, Public Information Officer

  • Guilderland Central School District, Guilderland Center, NY
    Guilderland Central School District Facebook Page
    Amy McGeady, Public Information Specialist

  • Mesa Public Schools, Mesa, AZ
    Connecting with Social Media
    Lynda Jordan, Community Relations Specialist

  • Oakland Schools, Waterford, MI
    Social Media
    Jean MacLeod, Social Media Specialist

  • Ohio School Board Association, Columbus, OH
    OSBA Twitter Page
    Bryan Bullock, Communications Coordinator

  • Ossining UFSD, Ossining, NY
    Social Media
    Nicole Reis, Executive Assistant to Superintendent

  • Schiller Park School District 81, Schiller Park, IL
    Dr. Kimberly Boryszewski's Superintendent's Blog
    Katherine Brant, Director of Communications

  • School District of Clayton, Clayton, MO
    District Facebook Page
    Robin Fultz, Communications Coordinator

  • Southern Westchester BOCES, Harrison, NY
    How the Valhalla UFSD Spurs the Community Through Social Media
    Natalia Baage-Lord, Public Relations Specialist

Honorable Mention

  • Bloomfield Hills Schools, Bloomfield Hills, MI
    First Engage, Then Inform
    Shira Good, Director of Communications & Community Relations

  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC
    New Twitter Approach Sparks Students' Creativity
    Cynthia Shah-Khan, Director of Communications

  • Manassas City Public Schools, Manassas, VA
    Social Media
    Almeta Radford, Public Communications Coordinator

  • Roanoke City Public Schools, Roanoke, VA
    Social Media
    Justin McLeod, Community Relations Coordinator

  • West Genesee Central School District, Camillus, NY
    Twitter: Tweets from the Superintendent
    Bonnie Russell, School Information Officer

  • West Genesee Central School District, Camillus, NY
    Facebook: West Genesee on Facebook
    Bonnie Russell, School Information Officer

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Special Purpose Publication

Excellence

  • Alexandria City Public Schools, Alexandria, VA
    Communications Report
    Kelly Alexander, Dir. of Comms. & PR

  • Aurora Public Schools, Aurora, CO
    2012-2013 Bond / Mill Levy Community Report
    Georgia Duran, Chief Communication Officer

  • Bend-La Pine Schools, Bend, OR
    Class of 2013 College Attendance Map
    Julianne Repman, Communications Director

  • Calgary Catholic School District, Calgary, AB
    Footprints to Your Future 2014: A Grade 9 Guide to High School
    Tania Younker, Dir., Communications

  • CCSD #181, Burr Ridge, IL
    Keynote Presentation: Projected Enrollment
    Bridget McGuiggan, APR, Director of Communications

  • District School Board of Niagara, St. Catharines, ON
    Make the Move
    Kim Yielding, Manager of Communications and Public Relations

  • Edmonton Catholic Schools, Edmonton, AB
    Superintendent's Award of Excellence
    Christine Plican, Graphic Designer

  • Harris County DOE, Houston, TX
    Report to the Community / ENRICH After School
    Lotus LoCaaste-Wilken, Graphic Designer

  • Minneapolis Public Schools, Minneapolis, MN
    2013 Back to School Guide
    Stan Alleyne, Chief Communications Officer

  • Ohio School Board Association, Columbus, OH
    OSBA School Transportation Services Booklet
    Angela Penquite, Communication Design Manager

  • Passaic County Technical Institute, Wayne, NJ
    PCTI Informational Booklet Publication
    Sandra Woods, Admin. Assistant. for Special Projects/Public Relations

  • Poudre School District, Fort Collins, CO
    Schools Directory: Your Guide to Educational Choices and Opportunities in Poudre School District
    Valerie Van Ryn, Communications Specialist

  • Spring Branch ISD, Houston, TX
    Class of 2013 Good Neighbors "Dream Big, Achieve Big"
    Linda Buchman, Community Relations Officer

  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, LA
    A Night in Paris
    Stevie Crovetto, Director Public Information

  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, LA
    The InBox
    Stevie Crovetto, Director Public Information

  • Texas Association School Boards, Austin, TX
    TASB Legislative Summary for Board Members
    Karen Strong, Chief Communications Officer

  • Texas Association School Boards, Austin, TX
    Superintendent Secretary Guidebook
    Karen Strong, Chief Communications Officer

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    Is There Something Different About Your Child's Report Card?
    Jennifer McCarrel, Public Relations Coordinator

  • White Bear Lake Area Schools, White Bear Lake, MN
    10 Facts Capital Projects Levy Mailer
    Marisa Vette, APR, Dir. of Comms. & Cmty Relations

Merit

  • Alexandria City Public Schools, Alexandria, VA
    2014-2015 Program of Studies
    Kelly Alexander, Dir. of Comms. & PR

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    Bright Spots 2013 Administrative Conference
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent

  • Boulder Valley School District, Boulder, CO
    Colorado Music Educators Association 2014 Conference
    Jade Cody, Communications Specialist

  • Bremen HS District 228, Midlothian, IL
    Bremen District 228 Evaluation Resource Guide
    Lori De Vos-Barelli, Community Relations Coordinator

  • Calgary Catholic School District, Calgary, AB
    Resilience – Adapting to Life's Challenges
    Tania Younker, Dir., Communications

  • Capital Region BOCES, Queensbury, NY
    Stand Up for Upstate Schools Advocacy Toolkit
    Mellissa Braham, Public Information Specialist

  • CCSD #181, Burr Ridge, IL
    Learning for All Family Education Series Brochure
    Bridget McGuiggan, APR, Director of Communications

  • Clover School District, Clover, SC
    Chad Smith Era Begins
    Mychal Frost, Public Information Officer

  • Danville Public Schools, Danville, VA
    Blueprint for Excellence – Strategic Plan 2020
    Melany Stowe, Dir. of Comms. & Cmty Outreach

  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC
    GSC Strategic Plan 2016: Personalizing Learning
    Nora Carr, APR, Chief of Staff

  • Howard County Public Schools, Ellicott City, MD
    Vision 2018 Strategic Plan
    Rebecca Amani-Dove, Director of Communications

  • Lake Stevens School District, Lake Stevens, WA
    Foundation of Excellence
    Jayme Taylor, Director of Communications

  • Mobile County Public Schools, Mobile, AL
    It Starts With Us
    Rena Philips, Supervisor of Marketing

  • Natrona County School District #1, Casper, WY
    Pathways: The Academies of Natrona County Informational Booklet
    Allen Bruggman, Communications Specialist

  • Newport News Public Schools, Newport News, VA
    NNPS Strategic Plan 2013-2016
    Keli Slusher, Community Relations and Graphic Design

  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, NY
    2014-15 Service Directory
    Jean Palmer, Sr. PR Specialist

  • Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, FL
    2013-14 Pocket/Budget Guide
    Dylan Thomas, Director

  • Peel District School Board, Mississauga, ON
    Bring Your Own Device (BYOD): How Parents Can Partner for Student Success
    Brian Woodland, APR, Director of Communications & Community Relations Support Services

  • Shawnee Mission School District, Shawnee Mission, KS
    Shawnee Mission At-A-Glance
    Leigh Anne Neal, Associate Superintendent for Communications

  • Trillium Lakelands DSB, Lindsay, ON
    We've Got You Covered - Transition to Grade 9
    Catherine Shedden, APR, Communications Manager

  • Twin Rivers USD, North Highland, CA
    The First 100 Days
    Zenobia Gerald, Director of Communications

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    Social Media Guidelines
    Lauren Wicks, Public Relations Coordinator

  • White Bear Lake Area Schools, White Bear Lake, MN
    One-Act Play Program
    Marisa Vette, APR, Dir. of Comms. & Cmty Relations

  • York County School Division, Yorktown, VA
    A 5-Year Framework for Learning
    Katherine Goff, Coordinator of Community & Public Relations

Honorable Mention

  • Adams 12 Five Star Schools, Thornton, CO
    Legislative Platform
    Sara Russell, Marketing Technician

  • Bloomington Public Schools, Bloomington, MN
    Testing Infographic
    Jaclyn Swords, Communications Specialist

  • BOCES-Cohoes City School District, Cohoes, NY
    Cohoes City School in Fiscal Peril infographic
    Jodie Orzechowski, Public Information Specialist

  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, NY
    Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA) Infographic
    Deborah Bush-Suflita, Senior Communications Manager

  • CCSD 62, Des Plaines, IL
    Together We Shine, District 62 Volunteers & Students Succeed Corporate Partners
    Mindy Ward, Director of Community Relations

  • Central Islip School District, Medford, NY
    Education Report: Capital Improvement Project Bond Referendum
    Barbara LaMonica, Communications & PR Director

  • Clarke County School District, Athens, GA
    "Proud to be CCSD" Promotional Poster
    Anisa Jimenez, Director of Public Relations & Communications

  • Des Moines Public Schools, Des Moines, IA
    Middle School Mathematics Program
    Phillip Roeder, Director of Community Relations

  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC
    Tdap – Check It Off the List
    Laurie Hogan, Program Admin.

  • Highland Park ISD, Dallas, TX
    Highland Park ISD Centennial Anniversary Brochure
    Helen Williams, Director of Communications

  • Houston ISD, Houston, TX
    Houston ISD 2012-2013 Human Resources Report
    Rodney Watson, Cheif Human Resources Officer

  • Lexington County School District One, Lexington, SC
    Schools of the Future – Now! Flier
    Caitlin McCullough, Graphic Designer

  • Liberty Central School District, Liberty, NY
    Poster: "Contest" Movie – private movie screening for community; evite for screening
    Allison Mehr-Ruef, Public Information Specialist

  • Niskayuna Central School District, Niskayuna, NY
    International Scholars Program Brochure: High Quality Educational Experiences in New York's Tech Valley
    Kim Smithgail, Communications Specialist

  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, NY
    SABA Overview of Programs
    Jean Palmer, Sr. PR Specialist

  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, NY
    Careers in the Mohawk Valley
    Jean Palmer, Sr. PR Specialist

  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, NY
    OHM BOCES 65th Anniversary Timeline
    Jean Palmer, Sr. PR Specialist

  • Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, FL
    Preparing Students for Success in the Real World
    Dylan Thomas, Director

  • Orono Public Schools, Long Lake, MN
    I Am An Orono Kindergartner
    Gary Kubat, Director of Communications

  • Orono Public Schools, Long Lake, MN
    Raising Children in Orono Schools
    Gary Kubat, Director of Communications

  • Passaic County Technical Institute, Wayne, NJ
    Highlights: The 2012-2013 Year in Review
    Sandra Woods, Admin. Assistant for Special Projects/Public Relations

  • Pharr-San Juan Alamo ISD, Pharr, TX
    Start College Now! Presentation Folder
    Santiago Zavala, Public Information

  • Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, VA
    Legislative Priorities
    Phil Kavits, Director of Communications Services

  • Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, VA
    Any Language Poster
    Phil Kavits, Director of Communications Services

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    Rider Vision, Rider Pride – A Draft Strategic Plan
    Dan Sherman, Director of Communications

  • Seneca Valley School District, Harmony, PA
    Bullying Prevention Program – Tips for Parents
    Linda Andreassi, Communications Director

  • South Colonie CSD, Albany, NY
    District Brochure
    John Noetzel, Communications Coord.

  • Tech Valley High School, Rensselaer, NY
    Tech Valley High School Recruiting Brochure for 2014
    Michael McCagg, Public Information Specialist

  • Trillium Lakelands DSB, Lindsay, ON
    Voluntary Self-Identification for First Nation, Melts, and Inuit Students
    Catherine Shedden, APR, Communications Manager

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    SY 2013-2014 Facts
    Yolanda Jones-Howell, Public Relations Coordinator

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    A Look at Assessment
    Jennifer McCarrel, Public Relations Coordinator

  • White Bear Lake Area Schools, White Bear Lake, MN
    "Born to be a Bear" Onesies
    Marisa Vette, APR, Dir. of Comms. & Cmty Relations

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Video (produced in-house) Web YouTube URL

Excellence

  • Blue Valley School District 229, Overland Park, KS
    Blue Valley Food Recovery Program Video
    Kristi McNerlin, Director of Communications

  • Clarksville Montgomery CSS, Clarksville, TN
    Making a Champion
    Elise Shelton, Chief Communications Officer

  • Des Moines Public Schools, Des Moines, IA
    North Bears' Den
    Kyle Knicley, Director of DMPS - TV

  • Edmonton Catholic Schools, Edmonton, AB
    125th Anniversary Video
    Allan Au, Multimedia Specialist

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth TX, TX
    Forth Worth ISD Remembers John F. Kennedy: An Oral History Project
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth TX, TX
    Customer Service
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Minnetonka Public Schools, Minnetonka , MN
    VANTAGE is Expanding
    Janet Swiecichowski, APR, Executive Director for Communication

  • Nixa Public Schools, Nixa, MO
    Bond Issue Information Video
    Zac Rantz, Director of Communications

  • Peel District School Board, Mississauga, ON
    Hall of Fame Video
    Brian Woodland, APR, Director of Communications & Community Relations Support Services

  • Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, WA
    We Day Tacoma
    Dan Voelpel, Public Information Director

  • Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, WA
    Three Graduates, Three Mentors
    Dan Voelpel, Public Information Director

  • Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, WA
    Inspired Teaching Nate Bowling
    Dan Voelpel, Public Information Director

  • Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, WA
    Inspired Teaching Robert Young
    Dan Voelpel, Public Information Director

Merit

  • Alexandria City Public Schools, Alexandria, VA
    "ACPS News Break in 90"
    Kelly Alexander, Dir. of Comms. & PR

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    APS Thanksgiving Greeting
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    APS Green Scene
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    APS Snapshots
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent

  • Austin ISD, Austin, TX
    Convocation Video
    Alex Sánchez, Exec. Dir. of Comms. & Cmty Engagement

  • Bethel School District, Spanaway, WA
    Bethel School District Highly Capable Video
    Krista Carlson, Director, Communications

  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, NY
    Advocacy: Our Kids Can't Wait Another Year
    Justin Cortese, Communications Specialist

  • Charles County Public Schools, La Plata, MD
    The Portfolio of James Richmond
    Katie O'Malley-Simpson, Director, Communications

  • Des Moines Public Schools, Des Moines, IA
    Milk Carton Recycling
    Kyle Knicley, Director of DMPS - TV

  • District School Board of Niagara, St. Catharines, ON
    The Pen Is In Your Hand
    Kim Yielding, Manager of Communications and Public Relations

  • District School Board of Niagara, St. Catharines, ON
    Say "Oui!" to French Immersion
    Kim Yielding, Manager of Communications and Public Relations

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth TX, TX
    2013 Convocation Video
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Greeley-Evans School District 6, Greeley, CO
    AVID – Advancement Via Individual Determination
    Justin Watada, Communications Specialist

  • Gwinnett County Public Schools, Suwanee, GA
    In5ive
    Sloan Roach, Executive Director of Communication and Media Relations

  • Houston ISD, Houston, TX
    HISD's Power Up in Action
    Tiffany Davila-Dunne, Chief Communications Officer

  • Houston ISD, Houston, TX
    HISD Dual Language Programs
    Tiffany Davila-Dunne, Chief Communications Officer

  • Lexington County School District One, Lexington, SC
    "What Does LexOne Say?"
    Megan Moore, Communications Specialist

  • Loudoun County Public Schools, Ashburn, VA
    Land of Firsts Episode 3 – "I Miss My Kids"
    Wayde Byard, Public Information Officer

  • Loudoun County Public Schools, Ashburn, VA
    Senior Portrait (Class of 2013) Episode 2 -- "I'm definitely Starting to Get Seniorities"
    Wayde Byard, Public Information Officer

  • Minnetonka Public Schools, Minnetonka , MN
    I Teach With An iPad
    Janet Swiecichowski, APR, Executive Director for Communication

  • Northwest ISD, Justin, TX
    NISD App Promo
    Adam Bennett, Communications Coord.

  • Ohio School Board Association, Columbus, OH
    Rapid Roundup
    Crystal Davis, Deputy Director of Communications

  • Park Hill School District, Kansas City, MO
    Northland CAPS Promotional Video
    Brooke Rohlfing, Broadcasting Production Specialist

  • Poudre School District, Fort Collins, CO
    Poudre School District Mentoring Program
    Matt Gohl, Video Producer

  • Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, VA
    The Virginia Indians: Meet the Tribes
    Keith Imon, Assoc. Supt., Comms./Tech Svcs

  • Schenectady City School District, Schenectady, NY
    Carol M. White PEP Grant – Snowshoeing
    Aaron Cagwin, Communications Specialist

  • Spring Branch ISD, Houston, TX
    Stratford High School SHARC Tank
    Melissa Wiland, Community Relations

  • Tuscaloosa City Schools, Tuscaloosa, AL
    The 2013 Apple Awards
    Eddie McClinton, Video Media Specialist

  • United ISD, Laredo, TX
    U. Robert Romano Memorial Video
    Susan Carlson, Dir., Instructional TV

  • United ISD, Laredo, TX
    UISD Board Avengers
    Susan Carlson, Dir., Instructional TV

  • Upper Darby School District, Drexel Hill, PA
    Upper Darby School District Website
    Dana Spino, Director of Communications

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    How in the World, Vol. 12 #4
    Jeff Barba, Public Relations Coordinator

Honorable Mention

  • Alexandria City Public Schools, Alexandria, VA
    "Come to School with Us"
    Kelly Alexander, Dir. of Comms. & PR

  • Allegan Area ESA, Allegan, MI
    Allegan County Area Technical & Education Center Recruitment Video
    Tom Scheidel, PR and Media Coordinator

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    Careers @ APS PSA
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent

  • Austin ISD, Austin, TX
    State of the District Video
    Alex Sánchez, Exec. Dir. of Comms. & Cmty Engagement

  • Avonworth School District, Pittsburgh, PA
    Kindergarten Round Up
    Dana Hackley, Dir. of Comms. & Public Relations

  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, NY
    Full-Day K: How and Why?
    Nancy Cole, Public Information Specialist

  • Charles County Public Schools, La Plata, MD
    The Evolution of Telepresence in CCPS
    Katie O'Malley-Simpson, Director, Communications

  • Charles County Public Schools, La Plata, MD
    Port Tobacco One Room Schoolhouse
    Katie O'Malley-Simpson, Director, Communications

  • Clarksville Montgomery CSS, Clarksville, TN
    West Creek Elementary Volunteer Recruitment
    Elise Shelton, Chief Communications Officer

  • Des Moines Public Schools, Des Moines, IA
    A Lulu Named Lolo
    Kyle Knicley, Director of DMPS - TV

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Falls Church, VA
    FCPS News Hour – Public Information Television Program
    Lori Knickerbocker, Senior Communications Specialist

  • Fayetteville Public Schools, Fayetteville, AR
    Back to School Video
    Alan Wilbourn, Public Information Officer

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth TX, TX
    Commitment to Classrooms/Bond Election Campaign
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Guilderland Central School District, Guilderland Center, NY
    2013-14 Opening Day Video for GCSD Staff
    Amy McGeady, Public Information Specialist

  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC
    Soldier Surprises Kids
    Jennifer Brooks, Program Admin.

  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC
    We Rise
    Cynthia Shah-Khan, Director of Communications

  • Hickory Public Schools, Hickory, NC
    Welcome Back to HPS! (2013-2014 School Year)
    Beverly Snowden, Public Information Officer

  • Highland Park ISD, Dallas, TX
    Classroom Innovation Spotlight: Arch H. McCulloch Intermediate School
    Helen Williams, Director of Communications

  • Highland Park ISD, Dallas, TX
    Welcome, New Teachers!
    Helen Williams, Director of Communications

  • Kent School District, Kent, WA
    Cultural Navigators
    Christy Anderson, Communications Specialist

  • Ladue Horton Watkins HS, Saint Louis, MO
    Ladue Schools Today
    Don Goble, Broadcast Technology Teacher

  • Marion County Public Schools, Ocala, FL
    "Classroom Connection: Teacher of the Year & Golden Apple Finalists"
    Kevin Christian, Public Relations Officer

  • Mobile County Public School System, Mobile, AL
    100 Days of Non-Violence
    Nancy Pierce, Communication Supervisor

  • Mobile County Public School System, Mobile, AL
    "On the Move"
    Nancy Pierce, Communication Supervisor

  • Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools, Nashville, NC
    iConnect Promo
    Robin Cox, District Communications Coordinator

  • Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools, Nashville, NC
    Ask The Superintendent
    Robin Cox, District Communications Coordinator

  • North Thurston Public Schools, Lacey, WA
    NTPS Success!
    Courtney Schrieve, Director of Communications & Community Relations

  • Northwest ISD, Justin, TX
    Net Beats - "We Are Never Ever Gonna Fight With Others" (Bullying)
    Adam Bennett, Communications Coord.

  • Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, FL
    OCPS: Educating the Future
    Dylan Thomas, Director

  • Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD, Pharr, TX
    PSJA ISD Central Kitchen Tour
    Celia Torres, Producer / Reporter

  • Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD, Pharr, TX
    Zeferino Farias Dedication Video
    Celia Torres, Producer / Reporter

  • Pittsford Central School District, Pittsford, NY
    "MHS Boys Soccer Team Wins Section V Title!"
    Nancy Wayman, Director of Communications

  • Pittsford Central School District, Pittsford, NY
    "Proud"
    Nancy Wayman, Director of Communications

  • Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, VA
    School Focus – PWCS Criminal Justice Program
    Keith Imon, Assoc. Supt., Comms./Tech Svcs

  • Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, VA
    School Focus – PWCS Welding Program
    Keith Imon, Assoc. Supt., Comms./Tech Svcs

  • Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, VA
    Stop. Human. Trafficking.
    Keith Imon, Assoc. Supt., Comms./Tech Svcs

  • Radnor Township School District, Wayne, PA
    Elementary School Tour Video
    Michael Petitti, Communications Administrator

  • Saint Paul Public Schools, Saint Paul, MN
    Strong Schools, Strong Communities School Choice Options
    Julie Schultz Brown, Dir. of Comms. Mktg & Dev

  • Shawnee Mission School District, Shawnee Mission, KS
    Spotlight on Shawnee Mission
    Leigh Anne Neal, Associate Superintendent for Communications

  • Spring Branch ISD, Houston, TX
    Rummel Creek Educator Rocks Instruction
    Melissa Wiland, Community Relations

  • Tech Valley High School, Rensselaer, NY
    Tech Valley High School PSA 60
    Michael McCagg, Public Information Specialist

  • Trillium Lakelands DSB, Lindsay, ON
    Bus Cancellations in TLDSB
    Rebecca MacDonald, Communications Assistant

  • Twin Rivers USD, North Highland, CA
    The First 100 Days
    Zenobia Gerald, Director of Communications

  • Twin Rivers USD, North Highland, CA
    We Are TR
    Zenobia Gerald, Director of Communications

  • United ISD, Laredo, TX
    Knowledge for College Game Show
    Susan Carlson, Dir., Instructional TV

  • United ISD, Laredo, TX
    UISD Student Newscast
    Susan Carlson, Dir., Instructional TV

  • United ISD, Laredo, TX
    UISD Bond Video
    Susan Carlson, Dir., Instructional TV

  • United ISD, Laredo, TX
    Pass It Killam Style
    Susan Carlson, Dir., Instructional TV

  • United ISD, Laredo, TX
    UISD Growth
    Susan Carlson, Dir., Instructional TV

  • United ISD, Laredo, TX
    Migrant Astronaut
    Susan Carlson, Dir., Instructional TV

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Excellence

  • Fraser Public Schools, Fraser, MI
    Fraser Public Schools: The Evolution of Education (Full Video)
    Nicole Malak, Community Relations Coordinator

  • Highland Park ISD, Dallas, TX
    Jessica Smith: Bradfield Elementary Teacher of the Year
    Helen Williams, Director of Communications

  • Mequon-Thiensville School District, Mequon, WI
    A Look Inside The Mequon-Thiensville School District
    Melissa McCrady, Executive Director of Communications

  • Minneapolis Public Schools, Minneapolis, MN
    Start with One video
    Stan Alleyne, Chief Communications Officer

  • North Shore School District 112, Highland Park, IL
    The Tipping Point
    Andrea Rosen, Dir. of School Cmty Relations

  • North Vancouver School District, North Vancouver, BC
    North Vancouver School District International Programs Video
    Victoria Miles, Communications Manager

  • Orono Public Schools, Long Lake, MN
    Excellence Has a Price
    Gary Kubat, Director of Communications

  • White Bear Lake Area Schools, White Bear Lake, MN
    Capital Projects Levy Video
    Marisa Vette, APR, Dir. of Comms. & Cmty Relations

  • White Bear Lake Area Schools, White Bear Lake, MN
    District Enrollment Promo Videos – Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, High School
    Marisa Vette, APR, Dir. of Comms. & Cmty Relations

Merit

  • Berrien RESA, Berrien Springs, MI
    "We Are...Berrien RESA"
    Karen Heath, Supervisor of Communications

  • Clarke Co School District, Athens, GA
    2014 MLK "I Have a Dream" Contest Winner
    Anisa Jimenez, Director of Public Relations & Communications

  • Highland Park ISD, Dallas, TX
    Charlotte Clinton: HPMS Teacher of the Year
    Helen Williams, Director of Communications

  • Highland Park ISD, Dallas, TX
    Sparking Scots Join HP Varsity Cheerleaders
    Helen Williams, Director of Communications

  • Highline Public Schools, Burien, WA
    "A Path to Success"
    Rexanne Graham, Assistant Director - Communications

  • Minneapolis Public Schools, Minneapolis, MN
    Extraordinary Video
    Stan Alleyne, Chief Communications Officer

  • Naperville School District 203, Naperville, IL
    FUTURE FOCUS Community Engagement Documentary
    Julie Carlsen, Director of Community Relations

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    Parent Connection: Beach Bags
    Eileen Cox, Director of Communications and Community Engagement

Honorable Mention

  • Clover School District, Clover, SC
    CSD Bond Information Video
    Mychal Frost, Public Information Officer

  • Grand Erie District School Board, Brantford, ON
    Growing Together in Grand Erie
    Shawn McKillop, Manager of Communications and Community Relations

  • Ossining UFSD, Ossining, NY
    Video - Thinking Maps
    Nicole Reis, Executive Assistant to Superintendent

  • Pewaukee School District, Pewaukee, WI
    How Pewaukee School District Lives Its Mission: Opening the Door to Each Child's Future
    Wendy Wong, Public Information Coordinator

  • Syntric Communications, Sacramento, CA
    We are Woodland: Learn about the many strengths of the Woodland Joint Unified School District
    Trinette Marquis-Hobbs, APR, Partner

  • The Elyria City School District, Elyria, OH
    Candid Chat with Cool Kids
    Amy Higgins, Comms. & Public Affairs Coord.

  • United ISD, Laredo, TX
    UISD Gangnam Bond Video
    Susan Carlson, Dir., Instructional TV

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Merit

  • Madera County Office of Education, Madera, CA
    Madera County Excellence In Education 2013
    Cecilla Massetti, Superintendent of Schools

Honorable Mention

  • Pasco School District, Pasco, WA
    Music in Pasco Schools
    Leslee Caul, Director of Public Affairs

  • Salem-Keizer Public Schools, Salem, OR
    Central Stores In a Minute
    Jay Remy, Dir. of Cmty Relations & Comms.

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