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.

2013 Award Winners

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Annual Report

Excellent

  • Atlanta Public Schools, Atlanta, GA
    Atlanta Public Schools Annual Report
    Tiffany King, Publications Manager

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Annandale, VA
    ERFC Annual Report
    Pamela Martin, Manager, Multimedia Design

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth , TX
    Singleness of Purpose – Annual Report
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Katy ISD, Katy, TX
    Unparalleled Learning
    Dr. Andrea Grooms, Executive Director, Communications

  • Plano ISD, Plano, TX
    Annual Report 2011
    Mary Gorden, Publications & Web Site Specialist

  • Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, VA
    SPARK 2011-2012 Annual Report
    Keith Imon, Associate Superintendent for Communications and Technology Services

  • Ranney School, Tinton Falls, NJ
    Annual Fund Brochure
    Lynn Lucarelli, Director of Development

  • White Bear Lake Area Schools, White Bear Lake, MN
    Annual Report to the Community
    Marisa Vette APR, Director of Communications and Community Relations

Merit

  • Austin ISD, Austin, TX
    AISD School District 2012 Annual Report
    Alex Sanchez, Director of Communications and Community

  • Blue Valley School District 229, Overland Park, KS
    2011-12 Annual Report Executive Summary
    Kristi McNerlin, Director of Communications

  • Cave Creek Unified School District, Cave Creek, AZ
    Cave Creek Unified Annual Report
    Debbi Burdick Ed.D., Superintendent

  • Dutchess BOCES, Poughkeepsie, NY
    2011 DSS Annual Report
    Genevieve Kellam, Administrator of Communications & Grant Research

  • Fort Smith Public Schools, Fort Smith, AR
    Annual Report to the Public 2012
    Brittany Ransom, Communications Coordinator

  • Fort Wayne Community Schools, Fort Wayne, IN
    FWCS Annual Report 2011-2012
    Melanie Hall, Director of Public Affairs

  • Greenville City Schools, Greenville, TN
    Annual Report
    Robbie Mitchell, Professional Development Director

  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC
    GCS 2012 Annual Report
    Cynthia Shah-Khan, Director of Communications

  • Harris County Department of Education, Houston, TX
    On the Road to Success
    Carol Vaughn, Coordinator, Community & Public Information

  • Mason City Schools, Mason, OH
    2012 Mason City Schools Annual Report
    Tracey Carson, Public Information Officer

  • Mercer Island School District, Mercer Island, WA
    2011-2012 Annual Report
    Vanessa Adams, Publishing Specialist

  • Millard Public Schools, Omaha, NE
    2012 Annual Report
    Rebecca Kleeman, Communications Coordinator

  • Monterey County Office of Education, Salinas, CA
    Monterey County Education Report to Community
    Nancy Kotowski Ph.D., Superintendent

  • Stanislaus County Office of Education, Modesto, CA
    SCOE Annual Report to the Community
    Cynthia Fenech, Communications Coordinator

  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, TX
    TASB Annual Report 2012
    Karen Strong, Chief Communications Officer

  • Trillium Lakelands DSB, Lindsay, ON
    Telling the Story ... by the Numbers
    Catherine Shedden APR, Communications Manager

Honorable Mention

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    Leading APS Toward the Future
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent

  • Calgary Catholic School District, Calgary, AB
    2011-2012 Annual Report
    Tania Younker, Director, Communications

  • City Schools of Decatur, Decatur, GA
    Connecting the Pieces
    Heather Borowski, Director of Instructional Media and Communications

  • Clarksville-Montgomery County School System, Clarksville, TN
    2011-12 CMCSS Ed Foundation Annual Report
    Andrew Pitt, Assistant Communications Director

  • Dutchess BOCES, Poughkeepsie, NY
    2010-2011 Dutchess BOCES Annual Report
    Genevieve Kellam, Administrator of Communications & Grant Research

  • Edina Public Schools, Edina, MN
    2012 Annual Report for Our Community
    Alyssa Diamond, Communications Specialist

  • Elizabeth Public Schools, Elizabeth, NJ
    Achieve Excellence – A 2012 Year in Review
    Donald Goncalves, Assistant Board Secretary

  • Elkhorn Public Schools, Elkhorn, NE
    We Are Elkhorn: 2011-2012 Annual Report
    Janna Brock, Communications Coordinator

  • Elmhurst CUSD 205, Elmhurst, IL
    Elmhurst District 205 Report to the Community
    Melea Smith APR, Director of Communications & PR

  • Farmington Public Schools, Farmington, MI
    Farmington Forward A Report to the Community
    Diane Bauman, Director, School/Community Relations

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

  • Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, PA
    2011-2012 FCASD State of the Schools
    Bonnie Berzonski, Coordinator of Communications

  • Greenville County Schools, Greenville, SC
    2011-2012 Progress Report
    Oby G. Lyles, Director of Communications

  • Henderson County Public Schools, Hendersonville, NC
    Learning Growing Achieving in the Henderson County Public Schools
    Tricia Allen, Public Information Officer

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

  • Montgomery County IU, Norristown, PA
    Together Our Children Succeed
    Kristen Rawlings, Director of Communications

  • Niles Township HSD 219, Skokie, IL
    District 219 Five Year Plan
    Jim Szczepaniak, Community Relations Director

  • Northwest ISD, Justin, TX
    NISD Annual Report
    Lesley Weaver, Director of Communications

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

  • Passaic County Technical Institute, Wayne, NJ
    Annual Report
    Sandra Woods, Administrative Assistant for Special Projects/Public Relations

  • Roanoke County Public Schools, Roanoke, VA
    Moving Forward One Step at a Time
    Chuck Lionberger APR, Community Relations Specialist

  • School District of Clayton, Clayton, MO
    2012 Annual Report
    Robin Fultz, Communications Coordinator

  • Shank Public Relations Counselors, Indianapolis, IN
    We Are Wayne Annual Report
    Marilyn Shank, Vice President

  • Springfield School District, Springfield, PA
    2012 Annual Report - Highlights
    Dr. Gary Mattei Ed.D., Director, of Educational Services

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Blogs

Excellent

  • Fort Bend ISD, Sugar Land, TX
    FBISD School District Pulse
    Nancy Porter APR, Communications Director

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

  • Spring Branch ISD, Houston, TX
    MyDigital Counselor
    Steve Brunsman APR, Communications Manager

  • The Horace Mann League, Port Ludlow, WA
    http://horacemannleague.blogspot.com
    Jack McKay, Executive Director

Merit

  • Austin ISD, Austin, TX
    AISD School District Superintendent's Blog
    Alex Sanchez, Director of Communications and Community

  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, NY
    Education Speaks www.educationspeaks.org
    Deborah Bush-Suflita, Program Mgr., Communications

  • Des Moines Public Schools, Des Moines, IA
    For The Record
    Phillip Roeder, Community Relations

  • Ranney School, Tinton Falls, NJ
    From the Desk of College Guidance Blog
    Valerie Francois, Director, Strategic Marketing & Communications

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

  • Watervliet City School District, Watervliet, NY
    http://watervlietsuperintendentsblog.blogspot.com
    Judy Frost, Public Information Specialist

Honorable Mention

  • West Genesee Central School District, Camillus, NY
    Notes from the Superintendent
    Dr. Christopher Brown, Superintendent of Schools

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Branding/Image Package

Excellent

  • Bloomfield Hills Schools, Bloomfield Hills, MI
    Bloomfield Hills Schools Brand
    Shira Good, Director of Communications & Community Relations

  • California School Boards Association, W. Sacramento, CA
    CSBA Rebranding
    Laurie Weidner, Senior Director, Communications

  • Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD, Carrollton, TX
    Future C-FB
    Amy Johnson, Communications Specialist

  • Fayetteville Public Schools, Fayetteville, AR
    FPS Snapshots
    Alan Wilbourn, Public Information Officer

  • Houston ISD, Houston, TX
    2013 State of the Schools
    Aggie Alvez, Chief Communications Officer

  • Lewisville ISD, Flower Mound, TX
    Strategic Design Identity
    Lee Ann Bandy, Graphic Designer

  • Newport News Public Schools, Newport News, VA
    Get it. Keep it. 3.0 or higher
    Keli Slusher, Community Relations and Graphic Design

  • Oakland Schools, Waterford, MI
    Virtual Learning Academy Consortium Branding Package
    Julie Ferguson, Communications, Design and Editing Specialist

  • Peel District School Board, Mississauga, ON
    Peel Academy for International Students
    Carla Pereira, Manager of Communications

  • Rockford Public Schools District 205, Rockford, IL
    Readiness Rocks
    Earl Dotson, Jr., Executive Director of Communication & Community Empowerment

  • Sarasota County Schools, Sarasota, FL
    Sarasota County: An A District
    Scott Ferguson, Communications Specialist

  • West Des Moines Community Schools, W. Des Moines, IA
    West Des Moines Community Schools Activity Logo System
    Lauri Pyatt, School/Community Relations Specialist

Merit

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Annandale, VA
    Get2Green
    Pamela Martin, Manager, Multimedia Design

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Annandale, VA
    STEM Kids Lab Program at Fort Belvoir Elementary
    Pamela Martin, Manager, Multimedia Design

  • Geneseo CUSD 228, Geneseo, IL
    Dream Big Brand
    Laura Kashner, Communications Director

  • Lawrence Township Public Schools, Lawrenceville, NJ
    New District Logo & Tagline
    Lana Mueller, Operations Manager

  • Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD, Pharr, TX
    Start College Now!
    Arianna Vazquez-Hernandez, Public Information Officer

  • Pulaski County Special School District, Little Rock, AR
    Achievement in Action Campaign
    Rob Moffett, Web Designer

  • Spring Branch ISD, Houston, TX
    Share a Smile!
    Steve Brunsman APR, Communications Manager

  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, LA
    An Evening Under the Big Top
    Stevie Crovetto, Director Public Information

  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, LA
    Embracing the Shift
    Stevie Crovetto, Director Public Information

  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, TX
    Secretary Conference Materials
    Karen Strong, Chief Communications Officer

  • White Bear Lake Area Schools, White Bear Lake, MN
    White Bear Bears
    Marisa Vette APR, Director of Communications and Community Relations

Honorable Mention

  • Fort Bend ISD, Sugar Land, TX
    A World of Possibilities
    Nancy Porter APR, Communications Director

  • Harris County Department of Education, Houston, TX
    Learn Today, Lead Tomorrow
    Carol Vaughn, Coordinator, Community & Public Information

  • Kent School District, Kent, WA
    Kent School District – Did You Know?
    Chris Loftis, Executive Director, of Communications & Community Partnership

  • Lancaster CSD, Lancaster, NY
    Bullyproof Partnership
    Patricia Burgio APR, Director of Communications

  • Mesa Public Schools, Mesa, AZ
    Rebranding Mesa Public Schools
    Helen Hollands, Director, Communications and Marketing

  • Minneapolis Public Schools, Minneapolis, MN
    Marketing Toolkits for Schools
    Emily Lowther, Communications/Public Affairs Specialist, Senior

  • Newport News Public Schools, Newport News, VA
    Heritage High School Governor's STEM Academy
    Keli Slusher, Community Relations and Graphic Design

  • Nixa Public Schools, Nixa, MO
    John Thomas School of Discovery Branding
    Zac Rantz, Director of Communication

  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, NY
    Instructional Support Services (ISS)
    Jean Palmer, Senior Public Relations Specialist

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    Today's Students, Tomorrow's Leaders
    Dan Sherman, Coordinator of Communications

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Calendar

Excellent

  • Clarksville-Montgomery County School System, Clarksville, TN
    2012-13 CMCSS Calendar
    Andrew Pitt, Assistant Communications Director

  • Dutchess BOCES, Poughkeepsie, NY
    2012-2013 Red Hook Wall Calendar
    Genevieve Kellam, Administrator of Communications & Grant Research

  • Elk River Area School District, Elk River, MN
    2012-2013 Calendar
    Casey Mahon, Manager of Communications

  • Kearney Public Schools, Kearney, NE
    Be a Take 10 Parent – School Calendar
    Tori Stofferson, Communication Director

  • Millard Public Schools, Omaha, NE
    2012-2013 Annual Calendar
    Amy Friedmen, Director of Communications

  • North Allegheny School District, Pittsburgh, PA
    2012-2013 Activities Calendar
    Joy Ed, Director of Communications and Development

  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, LA
    2012-2013 Calendar
    Stevie Crovetto, Director Public Information

  • The Pingry School, Martinsville, NJ
    2012-2013 Wall Calendar
    Greg Waxberg, Communications Writer

  • White Bear Lake Area Schools, White Bear Lake, MN
    2012-13 Academic Year Calendar
    Marisa Vette APR, Director of Communications and Community Relations

Merit

  • City Schools of Decatur, Decatur, GA
    2012-2013 Academic Calendar
    Heather Borowski, Director of Instructional Media and Communications

  • Clover Park School District, Lakewood, WA
    2012-2013 School Calendar
    Jayme Taylor, Communication Manager

  • Edwardsburg Public Schools, Edwardsburg, MI
    Edwardsburg Public Schools Calendar 2012-2013
    Sherman Ostrander, Superintendent

  • Lake Stevens School District, Lake Stevens, WA
    Calendar/Handbook 2012-2013
    Jayme Taylor, Director of Communications

  • Marion County Public Schools, Ocala, FL
    2012-13 District Calendar
    Kevin Christian APR, Public Relations Officer

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    Troy CSD Calendar
    Dan Sherman, Coordinator of Communications

  • The Elyria City School District, Elyria, OH
    Elyria 2012-2013 School Calendar
    Amy Higgins, Communications. & Public Affairs Coordinator.

  • Utica City School District, Utica, NY
    2012-2013 District Calendar
    Dr. Angela Elefante Esq., Director of Media Communications

Honorable Mention

  • Chester County Intermediate Unit, Downingtown, PA
    CCIU Activities Calendar
    Tonia Farnum, Publications Coordinator

  • City School District of Albany, Albany, NY
    Great things are happening in Albany Public Schools!
    Ron Lesko, Director of Communications

  • Clarke Co School District, Athens, GA
    2012-13 Activities Calendar
    Anisa Sullivan Jimenez, Director of Public Relations & Communications

  • Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District, University Heights, OH
    CH-UH 2012-2013 District Calendar
    Angee Shaker, Director of Communications

  • Dutchess BOCES, Poughkeepsie, NY
    2012-2013 Dutchess BOCES Wall Calendar
    Genevieve Kellam, Administrator of Communications & Grant Research

  • Eden Prairie Schools, Eden Prairie, MN
    District Calendar
    Bob Noyed APR, Executive Director of Communication and Community Relations

  • Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, PA
    FCASD Art & Activities Calendar 2012-2013
    Bonnie Berzonski, Coordinator of Communications

  • Lower Merion School District, Ardmore, PA
    LMSD Calendar 2012-2013
    Douglas B. Young, Director of School & Community Relations

  • Palos School District 118, Palos Park, IL
    Palos 118 2012-13 Calendar & Handbook
    Kerri Treacy, Communications Assistant

  • Passaic County Technical Institute, Wayne, NJ
    Student Activities/Art Calendar
    Sandra Woods, Administrative Assistant for Special Projects/Public Relations

  • Piscataway Board of Education, Piscataway, NJ
    Piscataway School Guide and Calendar 2012-13
    Teresa Rafferty, Interim Superintendent

  • Sunnyside School District, Sunnyside, WA
    It Takes Character to Succeed
    Curtis Campbell, Executive Services Director

  • Talbot County Public Schools, Easton, MD
    2012-13 Calendar
    Sally Lentz, Graphic/Web Designer

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E-Newsletter (External Audience)

Excellent

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    News Tips
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent

  • Cherry Creek School District, Greenwood Village, CO
    Community eNewsletter
    Tustin Amole, Director of Communications

  • Elk River Area School District, Elk River, MN
    E-Connection Online Newsletter
    Casey Mahon, Manager of Communications

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Falls Church, VA
    My FCPS – Family
    Andy Grunig APR, Communications Specialist

  • Houston ISD, Houston, TX
    Community News
    Aggie Alvez, Chief Communications Officer

  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, NY
    ISS Newsletter
    Jean Palmer, Senior Public Relations Specialist

  • Spring Branch ISD, Houston, TX
    The Top Ten
    Steve Brunsman APR, Communications Manager

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

Merit

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Falls Church, VA
    My FCPS – Community
    Andy Grunig APR, Communications Specialist

  • Lawrence Township Public Schools, Lawrenceville, NJ
    QuickNews
    Lana Mueller, Operations Manager

  • Newton County School System, Covington, GA
    Thursday Folder
    Sherri Davis-Viniard, Director of Public Relations

  • Plano ISD, Plano, TX
    Plano ISD eNews
    Mary Gorden, Publications & Web Site Specialist

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    www.questar.org/enews
    Dan Sherman, Coordinator of Communications

  • School District of Clayton, Clayton, MO
    E-News
    Karen McBride, Communications Specialist

  • Southern Westchester BOCES, Elmsford, NY
    Web News Update
    Evelyn McCormack, Director of Communications

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

  • Texas Education Agency, Austin, TX
    Texas Education Today
    Debbie Ratcliffe, Director of Communications & State Board of Education Support

  • White Bear Lake Area Schools, White Bear Lake, MN
    Community e-Newsletter
    Marisa Vette APR, Director of Communications and Community Relations

Honorable Mention

  • Boulder Valley School District, Boulder, CO
    BVSD Weekly Legislative Update
    Briggs Gamblin, Director of Communications and Legislative Policy

  • DuPage HSD 88, Addison, IL
    DuPage HSD 88 Newsletter
    Dani Schweigert, Director of Community Relations

  • Eden Prairie Schools, Eden Prairie, MN
    Parent Post
    Bob Noyed APR, Executive Director of Communication and Community Relations

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

  • Fort Bend ISD, Sugar Land, TX
    Express
    Nancy Porter APR, Communications Director

  • Fulton County Schools, Atlanta, GA
    District Review
    Samantha Evans, Executive Director Communications

  • Highline Public Schools, Burien, WA
    Pathways April 6, 2012 - February 7, 2013
    Rexanne Graham, Assistant Director - Communication

  • Lewisville ISD, Flower Mound, TX
    Pride Weekly
    Karen Permetti, Public Information Office

  • Montgomery County IU, Norristown, PA
    MCIU Update
    Kristen Rawlings, Director of Communications

  • Newport News Public Schools, Newport News, VA
    NEWSLines
    Marguerite Hargreaves, Writer/Editor

  • Quinlan ISD, Quinlan, TX
    Quinian ISD Opening Doors to a World of Opportunities
    Tiffony Upchurch, Director of School Community Relations

  • The Pingry School, Martinsville, NJ
    Pingry Wire
    Greg Waxberg, Communications Writer

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E-Newsletter (Internal Audience)

Excellent

  • Adams 12 Five Star Schools, Thornton, CO
    Learning Services Newsletter
    Joe Ferdani APR, Director of Communications

  • Blue Valley School District 229, Overland Park, KS
    BV Buzz (monthly all staff newsletter)
    Kristi McNerlin, Director of Communications

  • Edina Public Schools, Edina, MN
    The Weekly Buzz
    Susan Brott APR, Director, Communications & Community Engagement

  • Elk River Area School District, Elk River, MN
    Staff Happenings
    Casey Mahon, Manager of Communications

  • ESC of Central Ohio, Columbus, OH
    The Intercom
    Jacob Lammers, Communications Specialist

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

  • Fort Bend ISD, Sugar Land, TX
    FBISD School District E-News
    Nancy Porter APR, Communications Director

  • Fulton County Schools, Atlanta, GA
    The Insider
    Samantha Evans, Executive Director Communications

  • Houston ISD, Houston, TX
    Building Excellence eNewsletter
    Aggie Alvez, Chief Communications Officer

  • Mesa Public Schools, Mesa, AZ
    Mesa Agenda
    Lynda Jordan, Community Relations Specialist

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

  • North Allegheny School District, Pittsburgh, PA
    Tiger News (Oct 2012 & Dec 2012)
    Joy Ed, Director of Communications and Development

  • Spring Branch ISD, Houston, TX
    eCurrent
    Steve Brunsman APR, Communications Manager

Merit

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

  • Cherry Creek School District, Greenwood Village, CO
    Employee eNewsletter
    Tustin Amole, Director of Communications

  • City Schools of Decatur, Decatur, GA
    Connections eNewsletter
    Heather Borowski, Director of Instructional Media and Communications

  • Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District, University Heights, OH
    CH-UH District eNewsletter
    Angee Shaker, Director of Communications

  • Edmonton Catholic Schools, Edmonton, AB
    Spotlight 2012-2013
    Annette Ferguson, Graphic Designer

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Falls Church, VA
    My FCPS – Employees
    Andy Grunig APR, Communications Specialist

  • Katy ISD, Katy, TX
    District Newsletter
    Dr. Andrea Grooms, Executive Director, Communications

  • Marion County Public Schools, Ocala, FL
    FASTfacts e-Newsletter
    Kevin Christian APR, Public Relations Officer

  • Newton County School System, Covington, GA
    Board Notes
    Sherri Davis-Viniard, Director of Public Relations

  • Nixa Public Schools, Nixa, MO
    Nixa Public Schools e-Newsletter
    Zac Rantz, Director of Communication

  • Orange County Schools, Orlando, FL
    Orange Peal
    Dylan Thomas, Director, Public Relations

  • Orangeburg Consolidated School Dist. 5, Orangeburg, SC
    E-Blast in Five
    Greg Carson, Public Relations Director

  • Plano ISD, Plano, TX
    Plano ISD District Digest
    Mary Gorden, Publications & Web Site Specialist

  • St. Tammany Parish Public Schools, Covington, LA
    Trey's Team Talk
    Angela Daviston, Communications Specialist

Honorable Mention

  • Alexandria City Public Schools, Alexandria, VA
    ACPS Daily Digest for Feb. 15, 2013
    Kelly Alexander, Director of Community/School Partnerships & Communications

  • Calgary Catholic School District, Calgary, AB
    Communications Tip Sheet
    Tania Younker, Director, Communications

  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, NY
    Capital Region BOCES Insider
    Deborah Bush-Suflita, Program Mgr., Communications

  • Fort Wayne Community Schools, Fort Wayne, IN
    The Clarion
    Krista Stockman, Public Information Officer

  • Greenville County Schools, Greenville, SC
    Enlighten E-News
    Oby G. Lyles, Director of Communications

  • Harris County Department of Education, Houston, TX
    Co-opportunities E-Newsletter
    Louise Henry APR, CFRE, Director, Client Development

  • Highland Park ISD, Dallas, TX
    HPISD School District E-Newsletter
    Helen Williams, Director of Communications

  • Kalamazoo RESA, Kalamazoo, MI
    Focus Newsletter
    Anne Goodrich, Communications Specialist

  • Oceanside USD, Oceanside, CA
    Perondi's Ponderings
    Steve Lombard, Director of Communications

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Excellence in Writing

Excellent

  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, NY
    5 Ways to Tell Your Budget Story
    Deborah Bush-Suflita, Program Mgr., Communications

  • DuPage HSD 88, Addison, IL
    Words from a True Champion: Willowbrook Alumnus Shares His Experience in His New Book
    Dani Schweigert, Director of Community Relations

  • Fauquier County Public Schools, Warrenton, VA
    Special Speaker Presents Powerful Message
    Karen Parkinson, Coordinator of Information

  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC
    Communications for the Common Core
    Nora Carr APR, Fellow PRSA, Chief of Staff

  • Southern Westchester BOCES, Elmsford, NY
    Finding Peace
    Suzanne Davis, Public Relations Assistant

  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, TX
    Waging War on West Nile
    Roger White, Managing Editor

Merit

  • Blue Valley School District 229, Overland Park, KS
    BV Student Named Top 10 Youth Volunteer in America
    Kristi McNerlin, Director of Communications

  • California School Boards Association, W. Sacramento, CA
    Out of Sight, Out of Mind?
    Kristi Garrett, Writer

  • Cazenovia Central School District, Cazenovia, NY
    Academic Decathlon story
    Laura Ryan, Communications Specialist

  • Educational Service District 101, Spokane, WA
    New Building, New Attitudes
    Steve Witter, Executive Director, Public Affairs

  • Fayetteville-Manlius CSD, Manlius, NY
    Enders Road Students Keep Their Buckets Full
    Nori Gartner-Baca, Public Information Specialist

  • Frederick County (MD) Public Schools, Frederick, MD
    Time to Move forward on Teacher Evaluations
    Michael Doerrer, Director, Communication Services

  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC
    Building Morale
    Nora Carr APR, Fellow PRSA, Chief of Staff

  • Hickory Public Schools, Granite Falls, NC
    Dr. Vanessa Howerton Wrap-Up Term as Principal of the Year
    Beverly Snowden, Public Information Officer

  • Hickory Public Schools, Granite Falls, NC
    Viewmont Teacher Shares Childhood Hope to Make a Difference
    Beverly Snowden, Public Information Officer

  • Highland Park ISD, Dallas, TX
    Fame Arrives in the Blink of a Shutter
    Helen Williams, Director of Communications

  • Newport News Public Schools, Newport News, VA
    Deer Park Has Animal Instincts
    Marguerite Hargreaves, Writer/Editor

  • Ohio School Boards Association, Columbus, OH
    Polaris Program Provides Career Previews
    Gary Motz, Editorial Manager

Honorable Mention

  • Blue Valley School District 229, Overland Park, KS
    Blue Valley helps Harvesters fight hunger
    Kristi McNerlin, Director of Communications

  • California School Board Association, W. Sacramento, CA
    Your Ad Here: Top 10 ways to raise revenues...
    Carol Brydolf, Writer

  • Clarke Co School District, Athens, GA
    Column: Accreditation team impressed
    Anisa Sullivan Jimenez, Director of Public Relations & Communications

  • Des Moines Public Schools, Des Moines, IA
    Criticism of AP Classes Wrong-Headed
    Phillip Roeder, Community Relations

  • DuPage HSD 88, Addison, IL
    Addison Trail student shares her experience of seeing Justin Bieber perform
    Dani Schweigert, Director of Community Relations

  • Fayetteville-Manlius CSD, Manlius, NY
    Varsity football coach retires from coaching F-M Hornets
    Nancy Cole, Public Information Specialist

  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC
    Creativity as a Core Skill
    Cynthia Shah-Khan, Director of Communications

  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC
    Battling Hunger
    Nora Carr APR, Fellow PRSA, Chief of Staff

  • Highland Park ISD, Dallas, TX
    From Kindergartners to Graduates, Students Are Our Inspiration
    Helen Williams, Director of Communications

  • Houston ISD, Houston, TX
    District's Blueprint Archives a Resource for Architects in Bond Program
    Aggie Alvez, Chief Communications Officer

  • Lancaster CSD, Lancaster, NY
    Lancaster Getting Ready for Future with Class of 2025
    Patricia Burgio APR, Director of Communications

  • Lower Merion School District, Ardmore, PA
    Letter to LMSD Families Regarding Student Use of Study Drugs
    Douglas B. Young, Director of School & Community Relations

  • Marcellus Central School District, Marcellus, NY
    Marcellus Introduces Cafeteria Composting Program
    Laura Ryan, Communications Specialist

  • Marion County Public Schools, Ocala, FL
    Keeping Schools Safe – TOGETHER
    Kevin Christian APR, Public Relations Officer

  • Newport News Public Schools, Newport News, VA
    Sky's the Limit for Aviation Academy
    Marguerite Hargreaves, Writer/Editor

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    Let's Stop Failing Our Children
    Dan Sherman, Coordinator of Communications

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Finance Publication

Excellent

  • Federal Way Public Schools, Federal Way, WA
    Capital Levy Campaign 2012
    Diane Turner, Chief Communications Director

  • Houston ISD, Houston, TX
    Houston ISD Budget Basics Guide
    Aggie Alvez, Chief Communications Officer

Merit

  • Austin ISD, Austin, TX
    AISD School District 2014 Preliminary Budget Report
    Alex Sanchez, Director of Communications and Community

  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, NY
    Capital Region BOCES 2012-13 Proposed Budget
    Deborah Bush-Suflita, Program Mgr., Communications

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

  • City School District of Albany, Albany, NY
    2012 Budget Newsletter
    Ron Lesko, Director of Communications

  • Elmhurst CUSD 205, Elmhurst, IL
    Budget at a Glance
    Melea Smith APR, Director of Communications & PR

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

  • Pittsford Central School District, Pittsford, NY
    Budget Newsletter
    Nancy Wayman, Director of Communications

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    Chatham Budget Newsletter
    Dan Sherman, Coordinator of Communications

Honorable Mention

  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, NY
    Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD budget newsletter
    Deborah Bush-Suflita, Program Mgr., Communications

  • Fayetteville-Manlius CSD, Manlius, NY
    FM News Budget Edition
    Nancy Cole, Public Information Specialist

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

  • Guilderland Central School District, Guilderland, NY
    2012-2013 Budget Newsletter
    Amy McGeady, Public Information Specialist

  • Marcellus Central School District, Marcellus, NY
    Marcellus 2012-2013 Budget Newsletter
    Laura Ryan, Communications Specialist

  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, NY
    2013 Annual Meeting Book
    Jean Palmer, Senior Public Relations Specialist

  • Pittsford Central School District, Pittsford, NY
    Capital Project Referendum Information
    Nancy Wayman, Director of Communications

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    East Greenbush CSD Capital Project Newsletter
    Dan Sherman, Coordinator of Communications

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    Schodack CSD Budget Newsletter
    Dan Sherman, Coordinator of Communications

  • Springfield Public Schools, Springfield, MO
    Teachers & Classrooms for Kids
    Teresa Bledsoe, Community Relations Manager

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Handbook

Excellent

  • Atlanta Public Schools, Atlanta, GA
    Atlanta Public School Guidebook
    Charlotte Napper, Graphics Designer

  • Orange County Schools, Orlando, FL
    Guide to Better Communication
    Dylan Thomas, Director, Public Relations

  • White Bear Lake Area Schools, White Bear Lake, MN
    2011-12 Academic Planner & Student Handbook
    Marisa Vette APR, Director of Communications and Community Relations

Merit

  • Community Consolidated School District 62, Des Plaines, IL
    Student and Parent Handbook 2013–2013
    Mindy Ward, Director of Community Relations

Honorable Mention

  • Chesterfield County Public Schools, Chesterfield, VA
    2012-2013 Parent Handbook
    Leigh Ann McKelway, Public Information Officer, Community Relations

  • Gaston County Schools, Gastonia, NC
    High School Curriculum Guide, 2012-2013 – Expect the Best Expect Success
    Bonnie Reidy, Chief Communications Officer

  • Orangeburg Consolidated School Dist. 5, Orangeburg, SC
    OCSD5 Parent Handbooks (3 versions)
    Greg Carson, Public Relations Director

  • Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, VA
    Information Guide 2012-2013
    Keith Imon, Associate Superintendent for Communications and Technology Services

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Internet/Intranet Website

Excellent

  • Aurora Public Schools, Aurora, CO
    http://aurorak12.org
    Georgia Duran, Chief Communication Officer

  • Florence City Schools, Florence, AL
    www.gofafa.org
    Dr. Janet Womack, Superintendent

  • Lower Merion School District, Ardmore, PA
    www.lmsd.org
    Douglas B. Young, Director of School & Community Relations

  • Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland, Rockville, MD
    www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/info/neighbor-to-neighbor
    Dana Tofig, Director of Public Information & Web Services

  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, TX
    HRServices.tasb.org
    Karen Strong, Chief Communications Officer

  • West Des Moines Community Schools, W. Des Moines, IA
    www.wdmcs.org
    Lauri Pyatt, School/Community Relations Specialist

  • White Bear Lake Area Schools, White Bear Lake, MN
    www.isd624.org
    Marisa Vette APR, Director of Communications and Community Relations

Merit

Honorable Mention

  • Alexandria City Public Schools, Alexandria, VA
    www.acps.k12.va.us
    Kelly Alexander, Director of Community/School Partnerships & Communications

  • Conseil scolaire de District catholique de l'Est ontarien - CSDCEO, L'Orignal, ON
    www.nowthatsme.ca
    Simon Vinet, Director - Marketing and Communications

  • Eden Prairie Schools, Eden Prairie, MN
    www.edenpr.org
    Bob Noyed APR, Executive Director of Communication and Community Relations

  • Highland Park ISD, Dallas, TX
    www.hpisd.org
    Helen Williams, Director of Communications

  • Los Angeles County Office of Education, Downey, CA
    www.lacoe.edu
    Frank Kwan, Director

  • Newport News Public Schools, Newport News, VA
    www.nnschools.org
    Laura Jennings, Webmaster

  • Northwest ISD, Justin, TX
    www.nisdtx.org
    Lesley Weaver, Director of Communications

  • Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, VA
    http://pwcs.schoolfusion.us/modules/news/announcements/announcement.phtml?aid=3512568
    Mary Anne Billingsley, Coordinator of Web Services

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    www.vbschools.com
    Jennifer McCarrel, Public Relations Coordinator

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Magazine

Excellent

  • Amarillo ISD, Amarillo, TX
    AISD School District Portraits
    Holly Shelton, Director of Communications

  • Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, PA
    In Fox Chapel Area community Magazine Winter 2012
    Bonnie Berzonski, Coordinator of Communications

  • Marion County Public Schools, Ocala, FL
    Class Acts in Ocala Style Magazine
    Kevin Christian APR, Public Relations Officer

  • The Pingry School, Martinsville, NJ
    The Pingry Review – Summer 2012
    Greg Waxberg, Communications Writer

  • The Pingry School, Martinsville, NJ
    The Pingry Review – Winter 2011-2012
    Greg Waxberg, Communications Writer

Merit

  • AASA, Arlington, VA
    School Administrator Magazine – September 2012
    Jay Goldman, Editor

  • Adams 12 Five Star Schools, Thornton, CO
    Five Star Journal
    Joe Ferdani APR, Director of Communications

  • Berrien Regional Education Service Agency, Berrien Springs, MI
    Our Neighborhood
    Karen Heath, Supervisor of Communications

  • Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, PA
    In Fox Chapel Area Community Magazine Spring 2012
    Bonnie Berzonski, Coordinator of Communications

  • Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, PA
    In Fox Chapel Area Community Magazine Summer 2012
    Bonnie Berzonski, Coordinator of Communications

  • Geneseo CUSD 228, Geneseo, IL
    Leafprints Magazine
    Laura Kashner, Communications Director

  • Ranney School, Tinton Falls, NJ
    Columns Magazine
    Valerie Francois, Director, Strategic Marketing & Communications

  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, TX
    Texas Lone Star Magazine
    Karen Strong, Chief Communications Officer

Honorable Mention

  • Alumni Publications, UA National Alumni, Tuscaloosa, AL
    Alabama Alumni Magazine – Fall 2012
    Janice Fink, Manager

  • Fort Smith Public Schools, Fort Smith, AR
    Good Things are Happening in FSPS
    Brittany Ransom, Communications Coordinator

  • Gardner Edgerton USD 231, Gardner, KS
    USD 231 Horizon Magazine
    Leann Northway, Community Relations Coordinator

  • Nixa Public Schools, Nixa, MO
    The "N" Zone
    Zac Rantz, Director of Communication

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

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

  • West Plains Schools, W. Plains, MO
    RED - Remarkable Educational Direction
    Lana Snodgras, Communications & Community Relations Director

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Marketing Materials (Electronic)

Excellent

  • Austin ISD, Austin, TX
    AISD School District Bond Video
    Alex Sanchez, Director of Communications and Community

  • Community HSD 128, Vernon Hills, IL
    D128 Mobile
    Mary Todoric, Director of Communications

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth , TX
    GSPOC High School Overview
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Great Plains Technology Center, Lawton, OK
    I Am Great Plains
    Glen Boyer APR, Director of Marketing & Communications

  • Ossining Union Free School District, Ossining, NY
    OUFSD Mobile App and Video
    Jennifer Forsberg, Assistant Director of Technology

  • Shaker Heights City School District, Shaker Heights, OH
    High School & Middle School Videos
    Peggy Caldwell, Director of Communications

  • The Elyria City School District, Elyria, OH
    Elyria Schools Commercial
    Amy Higgins, Communications. & Public Affairs Coordinator.

Merit

  • Burke County Board of Education, Waynesboro, GA
    Marketing Material
    Amy J Nunnally, Director of Public Relations

  • California School Boards Association, W. Sacramento, CA
    Board Member Action Day
    Laurie Weidner, Senior Director, Communications

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth , TX
    GSPOC Commercial
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Harris Co Dept of Ed, Houston, TX
    Raise a Champion / Debbie Phelps
    Carol Vaughn, Coordinator, Comm. & Pub. Info

  • Harris County Department of Education, Houston, TX
    Harris County Department of Education Services
    Carol Vaughn, Coordinator, Community & Public Information

  • Jordan School District, W. Jordan, UT
    Students Find Success with CTE
    Sandra Riesgraf, Director of Communications

  • Northwest ISD, Justin, TX
    Why NISD?
    Lesley Weaver, Director of Communications

  • Orange County Schools, Orlando, FL
    The Orange County Public Schools Advantage
    Dylan Thomas, Director, Public Relations

  • Saginaw Intermediate School District, Saginaw, MI
    SSD, Your First and Best Source of Solutions, Always.
    Teresa Pruden, Executive Administrator

  • San Juan USD, Carmichael, CA
    Dewey Marketing
    Trent Allen APR, Senior Director of Community Relations

  • The Pingry School, Martinsville, NJ
    Hurricane Sandy Community Video
    Greg Waxberg, Communications Writer

Honorable Mention

  • Broadalbin-Perth Central School District, Broadalbin, NY
    "Re-imagining Broadalin-Perth: One Class at a Time"
    Aaron Cagwin, Communications Specialist
  • Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District, University Heights, OH
    Kindergarten Information (Video)
    Angee Shaker, Director of Communications

  • Folsom Cordova USD, Rancho Cordova, CA
    Discover Folsom Cordova – Part 1
    Stephen Nichols, Marketing & Community Relations

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth , TX
    South Hi Mount Helicopter Visit
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth , TX
    Teacher of the Year Vignettes
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth , TX
    Words for Wheels Promo
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth , TX
    Words of Wheels – Winner Reveal
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Frederick County (MD) Public Schools, Frederick, MD
    The Promise
    Michael Doerrer, Director, Communication Services

  • Grapevine-Colleyville ISD, Grapevine, TX
    I Choose
    Megan Overman, Public Information Officer

  • Harris Co Dept of Ed, Houston, TX
    Pitch in for Children and Teachers
    Carol Vaughn, Coordinator, Comm. & Pub. Info

  • Harris County Department of Education, Houston, TX
    Invest in Dreams through Kid's Days
    Carol Vaughn, Coordinator, Community & Public Information

  • Loudoun County Public Schools, Ashburn, VA
    Frederick Douglass Elementary School Dedication Video: Then and Now
    Wayde Byard, Public Information Officer

  • Newport News Public Schools, Newport News, VA
    The Middle School Experience
    Michelle Price, Director of Public Information and Community Involvement

  • Norfolk Public Schools, Norfolk, VA
    Items of Interest
    Elizabeth Mather, Senior Director Communications & Media Relations

  • Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD, Pharr, TX
    PSJA ISD Public Service Announcement
    Celia Torres, Producer

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    Cairo-Durham Search Brochure
    Dan Sherman, Coordinator of Communications

  • The Elyria City School District, Elyria, OH
    Bullying: What it is. What it isn't. How it stops.
    Amy Higgins, Communications. & Public Affairs Coordinator.

  • Tyler ISD, Tyler, TX
    College Application Process Made Easier
    Mary Angela Jenkins, Director of Communications

  • Tyler ISD, Tyler, TX
    Jack Elementary School: The Leader in Me
    Mary Angela Jenkins, Director of Communications

  • Tyler ISD, Tyler, TX
    TISD-TV: A Reflection of the Past and a Look Toward the Future
    Mary Angela Jenkins, Director of Communications

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Marketing Publication

Excellent

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    Kindergarten Registration
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent

  • Calgary Catholic School District, Calgary, AB
    French Immersion Parent Handbook
    Tania Younker, Director, Communications

  • Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD, Carrollton, TX
    Top 10 Reasons to Choose C-FB ISD
    Angela Shelley, Director, Strategic Communication Services

  • Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District, University Heights, OH
    Three Pathways and Early College, One Tiger Nation!
    Angee Shaker, Director of Communications

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

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth , TX
    Choices Catalog
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Gaston County Schools, Gastonia, NC
    We Are Gaston County Schools
    Bonnie Reidy, Chief Communications Officer

  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC
    2013 Magnet Fair
    Nora Shoptaw, Program Administrator - Communications

  • Lewisville ISD, Flower Mound, TX
    LISD Life
    Lee Ann Bandy, Graphic Designer

  • Minneapolis Public Schools, Minneapolis, MN
    Staff Recruitment Brochure
    Emily Lowther, Communications/Public Affairs Specialist, Senior

  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, NY
    Electricity Brochure
    Jean Palmer, Senior Public Relations Specialist

  • Orange County Schools, Orlando, FL
    Oak Ridge High School Postcard
    Dylan Thomas, Director, Public Relations

  • Penn-Harris-Madison School Corp, Mishawaka, IN
    Straight A's
    Teresa J. Carroll APR, Director of Communications

  • Ranney School, Tinton Falls, NJ
    Ranney School Viewbook
    Joseph Tweed, Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

  • Spring Branch ISD, Houston, TX
    Pine Shadows Elementary Grand Opening
    Steve Brunsman APR, Communications Manager

  • St. Tammany Parish Public Schools, Covington, LA
    Covington Learning Community Showcase
    Angela Daviston, Communications Specialist

  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, TX
    TASB Services and Products Catalog
    Karen Strong, Chief Communications Officer

  • The Elyria City School District, Elyria, OH
    Be A Pioneer
    Amy Higgins, Communications. & Public Affairs Coordinator.

Merit

  • Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD, Carrollton, TX
    Open Enrollment
    Amy Johnson, Communications Specialist

  • City School District of Albany, Albany, NY
    An Invitation to Apply.....
    Ron Lesko, Director of Communications

  • Clarksville-Montgomery County School System, Clarksville, TN
    The CMCSS Difference
    Andrew Pitt, Assistant Communications Director

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Annandale, VA
    Mount Vernon Pyramid
    Pamela Martin, Manager, Multimedia Design

  • Frederick County (MD) Public Schools, Frederick, MD
    Minority Recruiting Pamphlet
    Michael Doerrer, Director, Communication Services

  • Fremont School District 79, Mundelein, IL
    Visions
    Margaret VanDuch, Communications

  • Greenville ISD, Greenville, TX
    Greenville ISD ISD District Brochure
    Kelli Tharp, Director of Community Services

  • Niles Township HSD 219, Skokie, IL
    World Class Opportunities – Teaching in Skokie
    Jim Szczepaniak, Community Relations Director

  • Norman Public Schools, Norman, OK
    Leading & Succeeding Brochure
    Shelly Hickman, Director, Public Information

  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, NY
    Program Guide 2013-2014
    Jean Palmer, Senior Public Relations Specialist

  • Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, VA
    Excellent Schools as Everyone's Business
    Keith Imon, Associate Superintendent for Communications and Technology Services

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    Brunswick Superintendent Search Brochure
    Dan Sherman, Coordinator of Communications

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    Questar III CTE Guide
    Dan Sherman, Coordinator of Communications

  • Shank Public Relations Counselors, Indianapolis, IN
    Chart Your Destiny: Area 31 Career Programs
    Marilyn Shank, Vice President

  • White Bear Lake Area Schools, White Bear Lake, MN
    2012-13 Registration materials
    Marisa Vette APR, Director of Communications and Community Relations

Honorable Mention

  • Adams 12 Five Star Schools, Thornton, CO
    Opportunity Starts Here
    Joe Ferdani APR, Director of Communications

  • Calgary Catholic School District, Calgary, AB
    Kara Life Program
    Tania Younker, Director, Communications

  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, NY
    Careers Without Limits 2013-14 Course Guide
    Deborah Bush-Suflita, Program Mgr., Communications

  • City School District of Albany, Albany, NY
    Four new academies. One great education
    Ron Lesko, Director of Communications

  • Clarke Co School District, Athens, GA
    Reaching New Levels Brochure
    Anisa Sullivan Jimenez, Director of Public Relations & Communications
  • Elizabeth Public Schools, Elizabeth, NJ
    Your High School Selection Guide 2013
    Donald Goncalves, Assistant Board Secretary

  • Florence City Schools, Florence, AL
    Be There!
    Dr. Janet Womack, Superintendent

  • Fulton County Schools, Atlanta, GA
    Fulton Facts
    Samantha Evans, Executive Director Communications

  • Great Plains Technology Center, Lawton, OK
    I Am Great Plains
    Glen Boyer APR, Director of Marketing & Communications

  • Harris County Department of Education, Houston, TX
    Choice Partner Genie Campaign
    Louise Henry APR, CFRE, Director, Client Development

  • Harris County Department of Education, Houston, TX
    Instructional Support Services Brochure
    Louise Henry APR, CFRE, Director, Client Development

  • Newport News Public Schools, Newport News, VA
    NNPS Magnet Program Brochure
    Keli Slusher, Community Relations and Graphic Design

  • Nixa Public Schools, Nixa, MO
    John Thomas School of Discovery Marketing Publication
    Zac Rantz, Director of Communication

  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, NY
    2013-2014 Service Directory
    Jean Palmer, Senior Public Relations Specialist

  • Orange County Schools, Orlando, FL
    SunRidge Postcard
    Dylan Thomas, Director, Public Relations

  • Ossining Union Free School District, Ossining, NY
    O-Gram and Marketing Folder
    Jennifer Forsberg, Assistant Director of Technology

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    Volunteers in Education
    Laura Smart, Partnership Coordinator, Office of Community Relations

  • White Bear Lake Area Schools, White Bear Lake, MN
    Legacy, Commitment, Promise
    Marisa Vette APR, Director of Communications and Community Relations

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Podcasting/Audio

Merit

  • Community Consolidated School District 181, Burr Ridge, IL
    Fall 2012 Community Engagement
    Bridget McGuiggan APR, Director of Communications

Honorable Mention

  • Edmonton Catholic Schools, Edmonton, AB
    2013 District Radio Ads
    Allan Au, Multimedia Specialist

  • Mona Shores Public Schools, Muskegon, MI
    Looking Inside the Mona Shores Schools www.monashores.net/radio-show
    Dave Peden, Superintendent

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Print Newsletter (External Audience)

Excellent

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

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

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Annandale, VA
    State of the School Report
    Pamela Martin, Manager, Multimedia Design

  • Federal Way Public Schools, Federal Way, WA
    Progress Report to the Community
    Diane Turner, Chief Communications Director

  • Henrico County Public Schools, Henrico, VA
    School Days Newspaper
    Natalie Allen, Communications Specialist

  • Parkway School District, Chesterfield, MO
    Parkway Today
    Paul Tandy APR, Director of Communications

  • Vancouver Public Schools, Vancouver, WA
    Report to the Community
    Kris Sork, Communications Director

Merit

  • Bainbridge Island School District, Bainbridge Island, WA
    Open Book
    Pamela Keyes, Community Relations Coordinator

  • City School District of Albany, Albany, NY
    Capital Education (Spring 2012, Winter 2012-13)
    Ron Lesko, Director of Communications

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

  • Pearland ISD, Pearland, TX
    Progress Newsletter
    Kim Hocott, Director of Communications

  • Piscataway Board of Education, Piscataway, NJ
    Know Your Schools District Newsletter
    Teresa Rafferty, Interim Superintendent

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    Chatham Connections
    Dan Sherman, Coordinator of Communications

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    Schodack CSD Newsletter
    Dan Sherman, Coordinator of Communications

Honorable Mention

  • Bloom Township District 206, Chicago Heights, IL
    Bloom Township High School District 206 Newsletter (Summer & Winter 2012)
    Dr. Lenell Navarre, Superintendent

  • Bloomfield Hills Schools, Bloomfield Hills, MI
    Bloomfield Hills Schools Newsletter
    Shira Good, Director of Communications & Community Relations

  • Cherry Creek School District, Greenwood Village, CO
    CCSD Activity Guides
    Tustin Amole, Director of Communications

  • CUSD 200, Wheaton , IL
    Focus on Learning
    Erica Loiacono, Director of Public Relations

  • Dutchess BOCES, Poughkeepsie, NY
    Millbrook Messenger
    Genevieve Kellam, Administrator of Communications & Grant Research

  • Edwardsburg Public Schools, Edwardsburg, MI
    Edwardsburg eddie-torial
    Sherman Ostrander, Superintendent

  • Fayetteville-Manlius CSD, Manlius, NY
    FM News
    Nancy Cole, Public Information Specialist

  • Krisp Communications, Gilbertsville, PA
    Kennett Consolidated School District
    Kristine Parkes, Founding Partner

  • Lawrence Township Public Schools, Lawrenceville, NJ
    The Link
    Lana Mueller, Operations Manager

  • Resource Training & Solutions, St. Cloud, MN
    The Communicator
    Tammy Biery, Director of Admin Services

  • San Joaquin County Office of Education, Stockton, CA
    Outlook – 3/15/13
    Shelly Reilly, Public Information Officer

  • School District of Clayton, Clayton, MO
    Inside Clayton: Hot Topics
    Chris Tennill APR, Chief Communications Officer

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

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Print Newsletter (Internal Audience)

Merit

  • Highline Public Schools, Burien, WA
    Highline Journal 10/2013-2/2013
    Rexanne Graham, Assistant Director - Communication

  • Passaic County Technical Institute, Wayne, NJ
    The Technician (District Newsletter)
    Sandra Woods, Administrative Assistant for Special Projects/Public Relations

  • Pittsford Central School District, Pittsford, NY
    Quarterly Newsletter
    Nancy Wayman, Director of Communications

Honorable Mention

  • Nassau BOCES, Garden City, NY
    Nassau BOCES Insider
    Angela Marshall, Interactive Production Manager

  • Newport News Public Schools, Newport News, VA
    NEWSBreak
    Marguerite Hargreaves, Writer/Editor

  • Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, VA
    Superintendent's Proposed Budget Newsletter
    Keith Imon, Associate Superintendent for Communications and Technology Services

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Social Media

Excellent

  • Alexandria City Public Schools, Alexandria, VA
    ACPS and Social Media
    Kelly Alexander, Director of Community/School Partnerships & Communications

  • City Schools of Decatur, Decatur, GA
    www.facebook.com/pages/city-schools-of-decatur/120877327995514
    Heather Borowski, Director of Instructional Media and Communications

  • Des Moines Public Schools, Des Moines, IA
    Social Media Campaign
    Phillip Roeder, Community Relations

  • Edmonton Catholic Schools, Edmonton, AB
    Edmonton Catholic Schools – The Use of Social Media
    Dana Prefontaine, Communications Team Coordinator

  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC
    Live Tweeting State of Our Schools
    Laurie Hogan, Program Administrator

  • Harris County Department of Education, Houston, TX
    Follow HCDE on Pinterest
    Carol Vaughn, Coordinator, Community & Public Information

  • Ohio School Boards Association, Columbus, OH
    Ohio School Boards Association Social Media
    Bryan Bullock, Communications Coordinator

Merit

  • Bloomfield Hills Schools, Bloomfield Hills, MI
    Bloomfield Hills Schools - On Facebook
    Shira Good, Director of Communications & Community Relations

  • Chesterfield County Public Schools, Chesterfield, VA
    www.facebook.com/chesterfieldschools
    Leigh Ann McKelway, Public Information Officer, Community Relations

  • Grapevine-Colleyville ISD, Grapevine, TX
    Facebook Fanatics: Launching Campus Facebook pages
    Megan Overman, Public Information Officer

  • Libertyville School District 70, Libertyville, IL
    A Day in the Life
    Guy Schumacher Ed.D., Superintendent

  • Mt. Morris CSD, Mt. Morris, NY
    Social Media and a Small School
    Megan Winter, Public Relations Coordinator

  • Ossining Union Free School District, Ossining, NY
    Staying Connected
    Jennifer Forsberg, Assistant Director of Technology

  • Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD, Pharr, TX
    Social Media @ Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD
    Arianna Vazquez-Hernandez, Public Information Officer

  • Shenendehowa Central School District, Clifton Park, NY
    Tragic Death of Students
    Kelly DeFeciani, Public Information Officer

  • Sparta Area School District, Sparta, WI
    Sparta Area School District Website
    Autumn Grooms, Communications Coordinator

  • West Genesee Central School District, Camillus, NY
    Tweets from the Superintendent
    Dr. Christopher Brown, Superintendent of Schools

Honorable Mention

  • Frederick County (MD) Public Schools, Frederick, MD
    Building Trust and Easing Fears in the Aftermath of a Crisis
    Michael Doerrer, Director, Communication Services

  • Nixa Public Schools, Nixa, MO
    Facebook/Twitter use
    Zac Rantz, Director of Communication

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    http://www.facebook.com/egcsd
    Tasha Anderson, Communications Specialist

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

  • West Genesee Central School District, Camillus, NY
    https://www.facebook.com/pages/West-Genesee-Central-School-District/358918496938
    Bonnie Russell, School Information Officer

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Special Purpose Publication

Excellent

  • Calgary Catholic School District, Calgary, AB
    FNMI Education
    Tania Younker, Director, Communications

  • Clinton Public Schools, Clinton, MS
    MSPRA School PR Toolkit
    Sandi Beason, Public Information Officer

  • Des Moines Public Schools, Des Moines, IA
    Turning Around. Moving Ahead.
    Phillip Roeder, Community Relations

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Falls Church, VA
    Good Schools...Good News
    Mary Shaw, Communications Specialist

  • Fort Bend ISD, Sugar Land, TX
    What's New for Lunch Posters
    Nancy Porter APR, Communications Director

  • Fulton County Schools, Atlanta, GA
    First Day
    Samantha Evans, Executive Director Communications

  • Gresham-Barlow School District, Gresham, OR
    Mission Statement Poster(s)
    Athena Vadnais APR, Community Relations Director

  • Guilderland Central School District, Guilderland, NY
    GCSD Advocacy Toolkit
    Amy McGeady, Public Information Specialist

  • Intermediate School District 287, Ply month, MN
    Innovation Report Card
    Jane Holmberg, Executive Director, Teaching & Learning

  • Katy ISD, Katy, TX
    Dedication Mailer and Program
    Dr. Andrea Grooms, Executive Director, Communications

  • Nassau BOCES, Garden City, NY
    Nassau BOCES – In the Loop
    Angela Marshall, Interactive Production Manager

  • Orange County Schools, Orlando, FL
    2012-13 Pocket/Budget Guide
    Dylan Thomas, Director, Public Relations

  • Plano ISD, Plano, TX
    Attendance Boundary Map 2012
    Mary Gorden, Publications & Web Site Specialist

  • Plano ISD, Plano, TX
    Teacher of the Year Gala Invite: Teacher by Design
    Mary Gorden, Publications & Web Site Specialist

  • Springfield School District, Springfield, PA
    Your Cool New School
    Dr. Gary Mattei Ed.D., Director, of Educational Services

  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, LA
    An Evening Under the Big Top
    Stevie Crovetto, Director Public Information

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

Merit

  • Alexandria City Public Schools, Alexandria, VA
    A Planning Guide for Students and Parents
    Kelly Alexander, Director of Community/School Partnerships & Communications

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    Principal Entry Plans
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    Special Education Parent Resources Binder
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent

  • Blue Valley School District 229, Overland Park, KS
    Accolades Wall Hanging
    Kristi McNerlin, Director of Communications

  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, NY
    New Visions: The College Advantage
    Deborah Bush-Suflita, Program Mgr., Communications

  • Central Kitsap School District, Silverdale, WA
    Capital Projects Annual Report
    David Beil, Community Relations Director

  • Clarksville-Montgomery County School System, Clarksville, TN
    The Academies at CMCSS
    Andrew Pitt, Assistant Communications Director

  • Community Consolidated School District 62, Des Plaines, IL
    2nd Language Program in CCSD 62
    Mindy Ward, Director of Community Relations

  • Edmonton Catholic Schools, Edmonton, AB
    My World Magazine
    Annette Ferguson, Graphic Designer

  • Elizabeth Public Schools, Elizabeth, NJ
    Among America's Best High Schools
    Donald Goncalves, Assistant Board Secretary

  • Elizabeth Public Schools, Elizabeth, NJ
    Safe and Secure Schools
    Donald Goncalves, Assistant Board Secretary

  • Elk River Area School District, Elk River, MN
    Kindergarten Registration Guide
    Casey Mahon, Manager of Communications

  • ESC of Central Ohio, Columbus, OH
    ESC Stakeholder Report 2012
    Jacob Lammers, Communications Specialist

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Annandale, VA
    40 Years of Fairfax County Public Schools
    Pamela Martin, Manager, Multimedia Design

  • Fort Bend ISD, Sugar Land, TX
    Once Upon A Time Gala
    Nancy Porter APR, Communications Director

  • Fulton County Schools, Atlanta, GA
    2012-2017 Strategic Plan
    Samantha Evans, Executive Director Communications

  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC
    Strategic Plan 2016
    Nora Carr APR, Fellow PRSA, Chief of Staff

  • Intermediate School District 287, Ply month, MN
    Raising Graduation Rates in Hennepin County: Direction & Action
    Jane Holmberg, Executive Director, Teaching & Learning

  • Katy ISD, Katy, TX
    Program Brochure
    Dr. Andrea Grooms, Executive Director, Communications

  • Kearney Public Schools, Kearney, NE
    Leap Into Kindergarten
    Tori Stofferson, Communication Director

  • Kearney Public Schools, Kearney, NE
    Make Your Mark
    Tori Stofferson, Communication Director

  • Newton County School System, Covington, GA
    Board of Education Brochure
    Sherri Davis-Viniard, Director of Public Relations

  • Norman Public Schools, Norman, OK
    Power of Progress Brochure
    Shelly Hickman, Director, Public Information

  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, NY
    Careers in the Mohawk Valley
    Jean Palmer, Senior Public Relations Specialist

  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, NY
    Walk for Diversity Poster
    Jean Palmer, Senior Public Relations Specialist

  • Parkway School District, Chesterfield, MO
    Brand Standard Guide
    Paul Tandy APR, Director of Communications

  • Passaic County Technical Institute, Wayne, NJ
    PCTI Campus Quick Guide
    Sandra Woods, Administrative Assistant for Special Projects/Public Relations

  • Passaic County Technical Institute, Wayne, NJ
    Year in Review Highlights 2011-2012
    Sandra Woods, Administrative Assistant for Special Projects/Public Relations

  • Plano ISD, Plano, TX
    2012 TOTY Gala Program: Teaching by Design
    Mary Gorden, Publications & Web Site Specialist

  • Ranney School, Tinton Falls, NJ
    Ranney School Summer Brochure
    Kathleen Deeken, Director of Summer Programs

  • Richland School District Two, Columbia, SC
    Richland Two Passport
    Ken Blackstone APR, Executive Director of Department of Communications and Strategic Partnerships

  • School District of Clayton, Clayton, MO
    Board Brief
    Robin Fultz, Communications Coordinator

  • Shank Public Relations Counselors, Indianapolis, IN
    Ben Davis University High School Brochure
    Marilyn Shank, Vice President

Honorable Mention

  • Alexandria City Public Schools, Alexandria, VA
    Educational Digest
    Kelly Alexander, Director of Community/School Partnerships & Communications

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    2012 School Bond Brochure
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent

  • Aurora Public Schools, Aurora, CO
    Aurora Sentinel Back Page Ad
    Georgia Duran, Chief Communication Officer

  • BOCES/Cobleskill-Richmondville CSD, Cobleskill, NY
    Guide to Advocacy
    Nanette Morges Blake, Public Information Specialist

  • Cazenovia Central School District, Cazenovia, NY
    Cazenovia Advocacy Toolkit
    Laura Ryan, Communications Specialist

  • Chester County Intermediate Unit, Downingtown, PA
    Technical College High School Brandywine Course Catalog
    Tonia Farnum, Publications Coordinator

  • Chesterfield County Public Schools, Chesterfield, VA
    SAT Poster
    Leigh Ann McKelway, Public Information Officer, Community Relations

  • Community Consolidated School District 62, Des Plaines, IL
    April Shower of Thanks Celebration
    Mindy Ward, Director of Community Relations

  • Crete-Monee School District 201-U, Crete, IL
    Fine Arts at-a-Glance
    Melissa Burda, Communications Coordinator

  • Dublin City Schools, Dublin, OH
    2012 Hall of Fame Program and Invite
    Doug Baker, Coordinator of Public Information

  • Elmhurst CUSD 205, Elmhurst, IL
    Facilities at a Glance
    Melea Smith APR, Director of Communications & PR

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Annandale, VA
    Regional Science & Engineering Event
    Pamela Martin, Manager, Multimedia Design

  • Fort Smith Public Schools, Fort Smith, AR
    Arkansas Scholars Earn the Medal
    Brittany Ransom, Communications Coordinator

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth , TX
    Campus Teachers of the Year Invitation
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Greece Central School District, Rochester, NY
    Envision Greece 2017 Strategic Plan
    Laurel Heiden, Community Relations Manager

  • Gresham-Barlow School District, Gresham, OR
    Every Student Prepared for Success
    Athena Vadnais APR, Community Relations Director

  • Harris County Department of Education, Houston, TX
    Shape the Future/Become a Teacher
    Carol Vaughn, Coordinator, Community & Public Information

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

  • Kalamazoo RESA, Kalamazoo, MI
    Double Dipping Poster
    Anne Goodrich, Communications Specialist

  • Laguna Beach Unified School District, Laguna Beach, CA
    LBUSD Community Newsletter
    Gerald Vlasic, Director, of HR & Public Communications

  • McAllen ISD, McAllen, TX
    Fluency Lesson
    Norma Zamora-Guerra, Community Information Director

  • Nassau BOCES, Garden City, NY
    Nassau BOCES Connect With Us! Card
    Angela Marshall, Interactive Production Manager

  • Nassau BOCES, Garden City, NY
    Nassau BOCES Insider – Special Edition
    Angela Marshall, Interactive Production Manager

  • Newport News Public Schools, Newport News, VA
    STEM Summer of Innovation Academy
    Charlotte Colbert, Executive Assistant, Community Relations

  • Ohio School Boards Association, Columbus, OH
    School Board Services Customer Workshop Folder
    Angela Penquite, Communication Design Manager

  • Orange County Schools, Orlando, FL
    Howdy, Partner!
    Dylan Thomas, Director, Public Relations

  • Orange County Schools, Orlando, FL
    Preparing Students for Success
    Dylan Thomas, Director, Public Relations

  • Peel District School Board, Mississauga, ON
    Connecting Children with their Hearts
    Carla Pereira, Manager of Communications

  • Peel District School Board, Mississauga, ON
    PPVPA Retirement Celebration Program
    Carla Pereira, Manager of Communications

  • Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD, Pharr, TX
    College, Career & Technology Academy Brochure
    Arianna Vazquez-Hernandez, Public Information Officer

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    AP2020 – Looking into the Future
    Dan Sherman, Coordinator of Communications

  • Spring Branch ISD, Houston, TX
    Star News October 2012
    Steve Brunsman APR, Communications Manager

  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, LA
    Passport to Learning
    Stevie Crovetto, Director Public Information

  • Trillium Lakelands DSB, Lindsay, ON
    Community Use of Schools
    Catherine Shedden APR, Communications Manager

  • White Bear Lake Area Schools, White Bear Lake, MN
    "Anything Goes" Fall Musical Playbill
    Marisa Vette APR, Director of Communications and Community Relations

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Excellent

  • Broadalbin-Perth Central School District, Broadalbin, NY
    2012 Patriot Pink Out
    Aaron Cagwin, Communications Specialist
  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, NY
    Carol M. White PEP Grant: Cardio Room & Heart Rate Monitor
    Deborah Bush-Suflita, Program Mgr., Communications

  • Charles County Public Schools, LaPlata, MD
    Every 15 Minutes in Charles County Public Schools
    Kyle Graves, Videographer / Producer

  • ESC of Central Ohio, Columbus, OH
    Hearing with the Heart
    Matt Goodwin, Communications Intern

  • Gwinnett County Public Schools, Suwanee, GA
    Lizzy's Story
    Sloan Roach, Executive Director of Communication and Media Relations

  • Highland Park ISD, Dallas, TX
    Teacher of the Year – Jay Harris
    Helen Williams, Director of Communications

  • Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland, Rockville, MD
    MCPSSuper Show
    Dana Tofig, Director of Public Information & Web Services

  • Plano ISD, Plano, TX
    AVID; Helping Students Succeed
    Mary Gorden, Publications & Web Site Specialist

  • Plano ISD, Plano, TX
    Save a Life Video
    Mary Gorden, Publications & Web Site Specialist

  • San Juan USD, Carmichael, CA
    Power of the Pen
    Trent Allen APR, Senior Director of Community Relations

  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, LA
    Faces of St. Charles Parish Public Schools
    Stevie Crovetto, Director Public Information

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    Future Focus: Spotlight on Brandon Simmons
    Eileen Cox, Director, of Communications & Community Engagement

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    Future Focus: Spotlight on Laura Beth Lawver
    Eileen Cox, Director, of Communications & Community Engagement

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    Compass to 2015 – Course to Success
    Jeff Barba, Public Relations Coordinator

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    How in the World, vol. 12 & 13
    Jeff Barba, Public Relations Coordinator

Merit

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

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

  • Atlanta Public Schools, Atlanta, GA
    APS News
    Stephen Alford, Executive Director of Communications

  • Atlanta Public Schools, Atlanta, GA
    myAPS News
    Stephen Alford, Executive Director of Communications

  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, NY
    Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA)
    Deborah Bush-Suflita, Program Mgr., Communications

  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, NY
    Your Public Schools in Fiscal Peril
    Deborah Bush-Suflita, Program Mgr., Communications

  • Charles County Public Schools, LaPlata, MD
    Strike up the Band
    Kyle Graves, Videographer / Producer

  • Clarksville-Montgomery County School System, Clarksville, TN
    CMCSS Common Core
    Andrew Pitt, Assistant Communications Director

  • Clarksville-Montgomery County School System, Clarksville, TN
    CMCSS Focus Overview
    Andrew Pitt, Assistant Communications Director

  • Clarksville-Montgomery County School System, Clarksville, TN
    CMCSS STEM Genetic Research
    Andrew Pitt, Assistant Communications Director

  • Clarksville-Montgomery County School System, Clarksville, TN
    State of Schools
    Andrew Pitt, Assistant Communications Director

  • Davis School District, Farmington, UT
    Chemistry
    Christopher Williams, Communication & Partnerships Director

  • Des Moines Public Schools, Des Moines, IA
    Advanced Placement and Moot Ct.
    Phillip Roeder, Community Relations

  • Des Moines Public Schools, Des Moines, IA
    Forest Whitaker & Turnaround Arts
    Phillip Roeder, Community Relations

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Falls Church, VA
    Insight, 2012-13, Show 8
    Lori Knickerbocker, Senior Communications Specialist

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Falls Church, VA
    School Scene, 2012-13, Show 12
    Lori Knickerbocker, Senior Communications Specialist

  • Fayetteville Public Schools, Fayetteville, AR
    Sustainability
    Alan Wilbourn, Public Information Officer

  • Federal Way Public Schools, Federal Way, WA
    SBE Video
    Diane Turner, Chief Communications Director

  • Frederick County (MD) Public Schools, Frederick, MD
    Rally Around the Promise PSAs
    Michael Doerrer, Director, Communication Services

  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC
    Tablet Technology – State of Our Schools
    Sheri Sims, Program Admin. II - Broadcast & Digital Productions

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

  • Highland Park ISD, Dallas, TX
    Convocation Program
    Helen Williams, Director of Communications

  • Highland Park ISD, Dallas, TX
    Students Blast into Future with Rocket Project
    Helen Williams, Director of Communications

  • Highland Park ISD, Dallas, TX
    Teacher of the Year
    Helen Williams, Director of Communications

  • Intermediate School District 287, Plymouth, MN
    Class of 2012
    Linda Rees, Communication Liaison

  • Mesquite ISD, Mesquite, TX
    Dr. Poteet Memorial Video
    Clif Cotton, Video Production Manager

  • Mesquite ISD, Mesquite, TX
    Kendall Pearson Inspires
    Clif Cotton, Video Production Manager

  • Mesquite ISD, Mesquite, TX
    Stories Not to Be Missed - Squared
    Clif Cotton, Video Production Manager

  • Mesquite ISD, Mesquite, TX
    We Are All Champions
    Wei-Tung Chou, Video Producer

  • Minneapolis Public Schools, Minneapolis, MN
    School Matters: February 2013
    Bianca Rhodes, Broadcast Specialist

  • NEWESD 101, Spokane, WA
    Spokane Valley High School
    Ben Gurtel, Multi-Media Director/Producer

  • Norfolk Public Schools, Norfolk, VA
    NPS Now
    Elizabeth Mather, Senior Director Communications & Media Relations

  • Northwest ISD, Justin, TX
    Got Growth?
    Lesley Weaver, Director of Communications

  • Orange County Schools, Orlando, FL
    Orange County Public Schools Update, Episode 2
    Dylan Thomas, Director, Public Relations

  • Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD, Pharr, TX
    Aida C. Escobar: A Leader Forever
    Celia Torres, Producer

  • Plano ISD, Plano, TX
    Academy Programs of Plano
    Mary Gorden, Publications & Web Site Specialist

  • Roanoke County Public Schools, Roanoke, VA
    Graduation Live / Graduation Rewind
    Chuck Lionberger APR, Community Relations Specialist

  • San Juan USD, Carmichael, CA
    It Gets Better
    Trent Allen APR, Senior Director of Community Relations

  • Schenectady City School District, Schenectady, NY
    Advocating for Schenectady's Fair Share
    Aaron Cagwin, Communications Specialist

  • Shawnee Mission School District, Shawnee Mission, KS
    State of the District 2012
    Leigh Anne Neal, Associate Superintendent for Communications

  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, LA
    2012 Principal of the Year
    Stevie Crovetto, Director Public Information

  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, LA
    Students of the Year
    Stevie Crovetto, Director Public Information

  • United ISD, Laredo, TX
    Cherish Center Video
    Susan Carlson, Director, Instructional TV

  • United ISD, Laredo, TX
    Genie & the Seven Wishes
    Susan Carlson, Director, Instructional TV

  • United ISD, Laredo, TX
    Student Newscast
    Susan Carlson, Director, Instructional TV

  • United ISD, Laredo, TX
    U-First
    Susan Carlson, Director, Instructional TV

  • Waterloo Schools, Waterloo, IA
    Believe Video
    Katrina Hemann, Communications Specialist

  • Wichita Public Schools, Wichita, KS
    How To Be (or Not to Be) at the Theatre
    Mark Mohesky, Tech Focus

Honorable Mention

  • Alexandria City Public Schools, Alexandria, VA
    News Break
    Kelly Alexander, Director of Community/School Partnerships & Communications

  • Atlanta Public Schools, Atlanta, GA
    Remembering the Atlanta 9
    James Whitsett, Director of Broadcasting

  • Atlanta Public Schools, Atlanta, GA
    APS Transportation
    Julie Suk, Communications Officer

  • Atlanta Public Schools, Atlanta, GA
    Difference Makers
    Scott King, Media Production Manager

  • Atlanta Public Schools, Atlanta, GA
    The Board Room
    Sharise Darby, Communications Officer

  • Austin ISD, Austin, TX
    Call Me Maybe
    Alex Sanchez, Director of Communications and Community

  • Charles County Public Schools, LaPlata, MD
    School Breakfast Program
    Kyle Graves, Videographer / Producer

  • Clarksville-Montgomery County School System, Clarksville, TN
    CMCSS Glenellen Votes
    Andrew Pitt, Assistant Communications Director

  • Community Consolidated School District 62, Des Plaines, IL
    It Happened Here – Bully Prevention
    Mindy Ward, Director of Community Relations

  • Davis School District, Farmington, UT
    Curtains
    Shauna Lund, Community Relations Specialist

  • Fremont School District 79, Mundelein, IL
    Common Core: Not as scary as a roller coaster ride
    Margaret VanDuch, Communications

  • Fulton County Schools, Atlanta, GA
    Parent Talk
    Samantha Evans, Executive Director Communications

  • Halifax Regional School Board, Dartmouth, NS
    Self-Identification Matters
    Doug Hadley, Coordinator, Communications

  • Highland Park ISD, Dallas, TX
    Stephanie March Visits Her Alma Mater
    Helen Williams, Director of Communications

  • Intermediate School District 287, Plymouth, MN
    Creating a Regional Safety Net
    Linda Rees, Communication Liaison

  • Intermediate School District 287, Plymouth, MN
    Follow Me to NEC
    Linda Rees, Communication Liaison

  • Kalamazoo RESA, Portage, MI
    Billy's Story
    Rebecca Pierce, Public Information Officer

  • Mesquite ISD, Mesquite, TX
    Clif Notes
    Clif Cotton, Video Production Manager

  • Mesquite ISD, Mesquite, TX
    Why Teach?
    Clif Cotton, Video Production Manager

  • Mesquite ISD, Mesquite, TX
    Welcome to Mesquite High
    Wade Odom, Video Producer

  • Mesquite ISD, Mesquite, TX
    For Kids For Tomorrow
    Wei-Tung Chou, Video Producer

  • Mona Shores Public Schools, Muskegon, MI
    Looking Inside the Mona Shores Schools
    Dave Peden, Superintendent

  • Peoria Unified School District, Glendale, AZ
    I am Peoria - Opening of Schools
    Danielle Airey, Public Relations Director

  • Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD, Pharr, TX
    PSJA ISD Dual Language Enrichment Program
    Celia Torres, Producer

  • Pittsford Central School District, Pittsford, NY
    The Climb
    Nancy Wayman, Director of Communications

  • Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, VA
    100 Best Communities
    Benjamin Swecher, Supervisor Media Productions

  • Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, VA
    The Warm-Up, The Showdown
    Benjamin Swecher, Supervisor Media Productions

  • Richland School District Two, Columbia, SC
    Forest Lake Elementary's Zero Gravity NASA Exp.
    Ken Blackstone APR, Executive Director of Department of Communications and Strategic Partnerships

  • Salem-Keizer Public Schools, Salem, OR
    What Our Students Need
    Jay Remy, Director - Community Relations and Communications

  • San Juan USD, Carmichael, CA
    Hip-Hop Crew Documentary
    Trent Allen APR, Senior Director of Community Relations

  • Spring Branch ISD, Houston, TX
    Get Inspired!
    Steve Brunsman APR, Communications Manager

  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, LA
    An Evening Under the Big Top
    Stevie Crovetto, Director Public Information

  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, LA
    Welcome Back Video
    Stevie Crovetto, Director Public Information

  • United ISD, Laredo, TX
    Call Me Maybe
    Susan Carlson, Director, Instructional TV

  • United ISD, Laredo, TX
    Energy – PSA
    Susan Carlson, Director, Instructional TV

  • United ISD, Laredo, TX
    Halloween Safety Tips – PSA
    Susan Carlson, Director, Instructional TV

  • United ISD, Laredo, TX
    Killam Rockers Pass the STAAR
    Susan Carlson, Director, Instructional TV

  • United ISD, Laredo, TX
    United Pride
    Susan Carlson, Director, Instructional TV

  • United ISD, Laredo, TX
    Voting – PSA
    Susan Carlson, Director, Instructional TV

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    Middle School Academic Challenge Finals
    Jeff Barba, Public Relations Coordinator

  • Waterloo Schools, Waterloo, IA
    Technology in the Classroom at Lincoln Elementary
    Katrina Hemann, Communications Specialist

  • Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Madison, WI
    Agenda 2017 Video
    Benson Gardner, Publication Editor

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