Publications and Electronic Media Awards

2015 NSPRA National School Communication Awards

Our judges have decided on this year’s Publications and Electronic Media Awards Contest winners. All award winners will receive a letter in the mail by June 24th informing them of their award(s). Merit and Honorable Mention award winners will also receive their certificate(s) at this time. Award of Excellence winners will receive their plaque(s) by mail by the first week in August.

2015 Award Winners

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Annual Report

Excellence

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    2013-14 Annual Report
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent, School and Community Relations

  • Dayton Public Schools, Dayton , OH
    Dedication to Education: 2014 Report to the Community
    Jill Moberley, APR, Public Information Officer

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth, TX
    Commitment to Classrooms / 2013-2014 Annual Report
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC
    2014 Annual Report: Power of the Dream
    Nora Carr, Ed.D., APR, Chief of Staff

  • Newton County School System, Covington, GA
    2013-2014 Annual Report
    Sherri Viniard, Director of Public Relations

  • Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, FL
    2014 Annual Report
    Dylan Thomas, Director, Public Relations

  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, LA
    2013-2014 Report to Our Community
    Stevie Crovetto, Director, Public Information

  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, TX
    TASB 2014 Annual Report
    Roger White, Managing Editor

Merit

  • Blue Valley School District 229, Overland Park, KS
    Blue Valley Schools Executive Summary 2013-14
    Kristi McNerlin, Director of Communications

  • Kent School District, Kent, WA
    Annual Report 2013-2014
    Chris Loftis, Exec. Dir., Comunications

  • Mariemont City School District, Cincinnati, OH
    2014 Annual Report
    Josephine McKenrick, Director of Communications

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

  • Pine-Richland School District, Gibsonia, PA
    "Positively PR" Annual Report
    Rachel Hathhorn, Director of Communications

  • Plano ISD, Plano, TX
    2014 Annual Report
    Lesley Range-Stanton, Exec. Director for Communications

  • York County School Division, Yorktown, VA
    York Foundation for Public Education Annual Report
    Katherine Goff, Coordinator of Community & Public Relations

Honorable Mention

  • Calgary Catholic School District, Calgary, AB
    2013-14 Annual Report
    Tania Younker, Dir., Communication

  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, NY
    2014 Annual Report from Schenevus CSD
    Mellissa Braham, Public Information Specialist

  • Clover Park School District, Lakewood, WA
    2013-14 Annual Report to the Community
    Gary Sabol, APR, Community Relations Manager

  • Columbia Heights Public Schools, Columbia Heights, MN
    2014 World's Best Workforce Annual Report
    Casey Mahon, Director of Communications

  • Dalton Public Schools, Dalton, GA
    2014 Annual Report "The Dalton Difference"
    Pat Holloway, APR, Director of Communications

  • Elkhorn Public Schools, Elkhorn, NE
    "Raising the Bar" 2013-14 Elkhorn Public Schools Annual Report
    Janna Anderson, Communication Coordinator

  • Fulton County Schools, Atlanta, GA
    Strategic Plan 2017: An Update of Our Progress
    Samantha Evans, Exec. Dir. of Communication

  • Gardner Edgerton USD 231, Gardner, KS
    State of the District
    Leann Northway, Community Relations Coordinator

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

  • Henrico County Public Schools, Henrico, VA
    Annual Report 2014
    Chris O'Brion, Communications Specialist

  • Houston ISD, Houston, TX
    World of Learning: 2014 Annual Report and 2015 Calendar
    Helen Spencer, Chief Communications Officer

  • Howard County Public Schools, Ellicott City, MD
    Progress Report on the Strategic Plan — Vision 2018: Fulfilling the Promise of Preparation
    Rebecca Amani-Dove, Director of Communications

  • North Penn School District, Lansdale, PA
    2014-2015 Annual Report
    Christine Liberaski, Manager of Sch & Cmty Engagement

  • Rockford Public Schools 205, Rockford, IL
    Ready for the Future
    Earl Dotson Jr., Chief of Communications

  • Sunnyside School District, Sunnyside, WA
    Annual Report to the Community
    Curtis Campbell, M.P.A., Director of Communication

  • Trillium Lakelands DSB, Lindsay, ON
    #TLDSBLearns - Annual Report
    Catherine Shedden, APR, Communications Manager

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Blogs

Merit

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Branding/Image Package

Excellence

  • Anoka-Hennepin Schools Community Education, Anoka, MN
    Anoka-Hennepin Community Education
    Heather Peters, Communication Coord.

  • Calgary Catholic School District, Calgary, AB
    Run & Walk
    Tania Younker, Dir., Communication

  • Des Moines Public School, Des Moines, IA
    School Welcome Banners
    Phil Roeder, Director of Community Relations

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Annadale, VA
    Innovation Workshop: Building Discovery
    Pamela Martin, Manager, Multimedia Design

  • Harlingen CISD, Harlingen, TX
    Educating Innovators Every Day
    Shane Strubhart, Director of PR & Cmty. Engagement

  • Houston ISD, Houston, TX
    Service Excellence: Improving Lives, Building Trust
    Helen Spencer, Chief Communications Officer

  • Mesa Public Schools, Mesa, AZ
    KinderU Preschool Branding Initiative
    Derek Dinsmore, Graphic Comm(s) Specialist

  • Montgomery County Public Schools, Christiansburg, VA
    Mission and Vision Branding: Engage, Encourage, Empower
    Brenda Drake, PIO / Board Clerk

  • Parkway School District, Chesterfield, MO
    Proposition S
    Paul Tandy, APR, Chief Communication Officer

  • Pearland ISD, Pearland, TX
    Education Foundation Grown-Up Spelling Bee Fundraiser
    Kim Hocott, Communication Director

  • Pulaski County Special SD, Little Rock, AR
    "We Take Your Child's Education Personally" Campaign
    Deborah Roush, Executive Director of Communications

  • School District of Clayton, Clayton, MO
    Educate. Inspire. Empower. Re-branding the School District of Clayton.
    Chris Tennill, APR, Chief Communications Officer

  • Socorro ISD, El Paso, TX
    Leading, Inspring, Innovating
    Daniel Escobar, Chief Communication Officer

  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, LA
    Wonderland — Teachers of the Year Banquet
    Stevie Crovetto, Director, Public Information

  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, LA
    Pulling Together — Every Child, Every Day
    Stevie Crovetto, Director, Public Information

  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, TX
    2015 TASA/TASB Convention
    Karen Strong, Associate Exec. Dir., Communication & PR

Merit

  • Columbia Heights Public Schools, Columbia Heights, MN
    "School District Branding"
    Casey Mahon, Director of Communications

  • Conseil des ecoles publiques de I'Est de I'Ontario, Ottawa, ON
    The Doodle Campaign
    Marie-France Gaumont, Director of Communication

  • Gwinnett County Public Schools, Suwanee, GA
    Bring It! (Bring Your Own Device Initiative)
    Sloan Roach, Executive Director for Communication and Media Relations

  • Houston ISD, Houston, TX
    HISD Style Guide/Branding
    Helen Spencer, Chief Communications Officer

  • Kenosha USD, Kenosha, WI
    Fine Arts Branding Package
    Tanya Ruder, Executive Director of Community Partnerships and Media Relations

  • Kent School District, Kent, WA
    Alumni/Graduate Themed Publications
    Chris Loftis, Exec. Dir., Comunications

  • Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD, Pharr, TX
    "College for All" Conference
    Arianna Vazquez-Hernandez, Director of Communitcations/Public Information

  • Pittsford Central School District, Pittsford, NY
    The KEEP Foundation Branding
    Nancy Wayman, Director of Communications

  • Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board, Rosemere, QC
    Rebranding SWLSB
    Maxeen Jolin, Communications Coordinator

  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, TX
    Stand Up for Texas Public Schools
    Karen Strong, Associate Exec. Dir., Communication & PR

  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, TX
    First Public Branding (including Lone Star Investment Pool and TASB Benefits Coop)
    Karen Strong, Associate Exec. Dir., Communication & PR

Honorable Mention

  • Broken Arrow Public Schools, Broken Arrow, OK
    Tiger Threads — The Official BA Spirit Store
    Shelli Holland-Handy, Chief Communications Officer

  • Charles County Public Schools, LaPlata, MD
    The James E. Richmond Science Center
    Kara Gross, Communications Assistant

  • Des Moines Public School, Des Moines, IA
    New School Marquee Signs
    Phil Roeder, Director of Community Relations

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth, TX
    Coyote Drive-In Family Movie Night
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Pasco School District #1, Pasco, WA
    Branding Package
    Leslee Caul, Director of Public Affairs

  • Pearland ISD, Pearland, TX
    Education Foundation Branding/Image Package
    Kim Hocott, Communication Director

  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, TX
    Summer Leadership Institute Brand Redesign
    Karen Strong, Associate Exec. Dir., Communication & PR

  • The Elyria City School District, Elyria, OH
    Learn, Lead, Achieve with Elyria Schools
    Amy Higgins, Communication & Marketing Director

  • Vancouver Public Schools, Vancouver, WA
    Go Ready! Back-to-School Readiness Festival
    Pat Nuzzo, Communication Director

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Calendar

Excellence

  • Columbia Heights Public Schools, Columbia Heights, MN
    2014-2015 Calendar
    Casey Mahon, Director of Communications

  • Millard Public Schools, Omaha, NE
    Millard Public Schools — A District Choice!
    Rebecca Kleeman, Communications Coordinator

  • North Allegheny School District, Pittsburgh, PA
    2014-2015 Activities Calendar
    Joy Ed, Dir., Comms & Development

  • Pulaski County Special SD, Little Rock, AR
    PCSSD 2014-15 Directory/Calendar
    Rob Moffett, Web Designer

  • Trillium Lakelands DSB, Lindsay, ON
    Kindergarten Calendar
    Catherine Shedden, APR, Communications Manager

  • Utica City School District, Utica, NY
    "Little Hands, Big Hearts" 2014-15 District Calendar
    Dr. Angela Elefante, Esq., Admin. for PR / Instructional Media & Special Projects

  • White Bear Lake Area Schools, White Bear Lake, MN
    2014-15 Activities Calendar
    Marisa Vette, APR, Dir., Comms. & Cmty Relations

Merit

  • Clover Park School District, Lakewood, WA
    2014-15 School Calendar
    Gary Sabol, APR, Community Relations Manager

  • Edmonton Catholic SD, Edmonton, AB
    2014-2015 School Calendar
    Lori Nagy, Manager of Media and Community Relations

  • Harlingen CISD, Harlingen, TX
    2014 Student Calendar/ Registration Dates
    Shane Strubhart, Director of PR & Cmty. Engagement

  • Lake Stevens School District, Lake Stevens, WA
    2014-15 Calendar & Parent Handbook
    Jayme Taylor, Director of Communications

  • Marion County Public Schools, Ocala, FL
    2014-2015 School Calendar
    Kevin Christian, APR, Public Relations and Communications Officer

  • Seneca Valley School District, Harmony, PA
    Stand Out!
    Linda Andreassi, Communications Director

  • Sunnyside School District, Sunnyside, WA
    Character Is the Key to Success Calendar
    Curtis Campbell, M.P.A., Director of Communication

Honorable Mention

  • Bethel School District, Spanaway, WA
    2014-15 Bethel School District Calendar
    Krista Carlson, Director of Communications

  • Fayetteville-Manlius Central School District, Manlius, NY
    2014-15 F-M District Calendar
    Nancy Cole, Public Information Specialist

  • City School District of Albany, Albany, NY
    2014-15 School Calendar
    Lisa Angerame, Communication Specialist

  • Elizabeth Public Schools, Elizabeth, NJ
    EPS Calendar
    Donald Goncalves, Assistant Board Secretary

  • Kent School District, Kent, WA
    Academic Calendar 2014-2015
    Chris Loftis, Exec. Dir., Comunications

  • Nassau BOCES, Garden City, NY
    2014-15 Master Calendar
    Angela Marshall, Public Information Officer

  • New Philadelphia City Schools, New Philadelphia, OH
    Quakers Making A Difference
    Charlyn Menapace, Admin. Asst. & PR Coord.

  • North Colonie CSD, Latham, NY
    "Faces of Our Future"
    Taryn Kane, Communications Specialist

  • Pasco School District #1, Pasco, WA
    2014-2015 Annual Calendar and Reference Guide
    Leslee Caul, Director of Public Affairs

  • Passaic County Technical Institute, Wayne, NJ
    PCTI 2014-2015 Activities & Art Calendar
    Sandra Woods, Admin. Asst. for Special Projects/PR

  • Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, VA
    Elementary Guide and Calendar 2013-14
    Keith Imon, Associate Supt., Comm & Tech Services

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

  • Shoreline School District, Shoreline, WA
    2014-15 Calendar
    Craig Degginger, Public Information Officer

  • The Elyria City School District, Elyria, OH
    2014-15 Academic Calendar
    Amy Higgins, Communication & Marketing Director

  • Wayne Central School District, Ontario Center, NY
    Wayne Central Calendar of Events
    Amy Gebhardt, Public Information Specialist

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E-Newsletter (External Audience)

Excellence

  • Des Moines Public School, Des Moines, IA
    TheWeek@DMPS
    Phil Roeder, Director of Community Relations

  • Plano ISD, Plano, TX
    Plano ISD eNews
    Lesley Range-Stanton, Exec. Director for Communications

Merit

  • AASA, Alexandria, VA
    Conference Daily Online Newsletter
    Gayane Minasyan, Online Technologies Director

  • Alexandria City Public Schools, Alexandria, VA
    Daily Digest e-Newsletter 2015
    Delaina Biernstein McCormack, Public Relations Specialist

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

  • Goshen Central School District, Goshen, NY
    Goshen e-News
    Christina Gore, Public Information Specialist

  • Kingdom Quality Communications & Shelby County Schools, Memphis, TN
    SCS Newsroom
    Renee Malone, President

  • Pearland ISD, Pearland, TX
    Pearland ISD e-News
    Kim Hocott, Communication Director

  • San Diego County Office of Education, San Diego, CA
    SDCOE Community Quarterly
    Music Watson, APR, Chief Communication Officer

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

  • School District of Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach, FL
    External newsletter — "The Source"
    Alex Sánchez, Chief of Comms. & Engagement Officer

  • Seneca Valley School District, Harmony, PA
    The Seneca Valley "Raider Pride" E-Newsletter
    Linda Andreassi, Communications Director

  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, TX
    The Star
    Karen Strong, Associate Exec. Dir., Communication & PR

  • White Bear Lake Area Schools, White Bear Lake, MN
    Community e-Newsletter
    Marisa Vette, APR, Dir., Comms. & Cmty Relations

Honorable Mention

  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, NY
    SCSD E-Newsletter
    Erin McNulty, Communications Specialist

  • Glendale USD, Glendale, CA
    The Core Report
    Sebastian Puccio, Ed.D., Coord. of Administrative Services

  • Menomonee Falls School District, Menomonee Falls, WI
    Falls Pride Weekly Newsletter
    Mitch Maersch, Public Information Coordinator/Executive Assistant

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

  • Peekskill City School District, Peekskill, NY
    eNews from Peekskill Schools
    Laura Belfiore, Communication

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    Questar III's E-News
    Dan Sherman, Director of Communications

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E-Newsletter (Internal Audience)

Excellence

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

  • North Allegheny School District, Pittsburgh, PA
    NA Tiger News (October, 2014 and January, 2015 issues)
    Joy Ed, Dir., Comms & Development

  • Plano ISD, Plano, TX
    District Digest Electronic Employee Newsletter
    Lesley Range-Stanton, Exec. Director for Communications

Merit

  • Bethel School District, Spanaway, WA
    Bethel Staff News
    Krista Carlson, Director of Communications

  • Goshen Central School District, Goshen, NY
    Goshen Insider
    Christina Gore, Public Information Specialist

  • Kent School District, Kent, WA
    Board in Brief
    Chris Loftis, Exec. Dir., Comunications

  • L'Anse Creuse Public Schools, Clinton Township, MI
    District News
    Kelly Allen, Director for Public and Community Relations

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

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

  • Saint Paul Public Schools, Saint Paul , MN
    Principal's Playbook
    Pepe Barton, Communications Specialist

Honorable Mention

  • Arkansas Public Schools, Little Rock, AR
    Newsletter Reporting
    Katie Clifford, Dir., Communication

  • Boulder Valley School District, Boulder, CO
    E-Newsletter
    Briggs Gamblin, Dir. of Comm(s) & Legislative Policy

  • CUSD 200, Wheaton , IL
    E-Newsletter Templates
    Erica Loiacono, Director of Public Relations

  • Elizabeth Public Schools, Elizabeth, NJ
    Inside EPS
    Donald Goncalves, Assistant Board Secretary

  • Harlingen CISD, Harlingen, TX
    Across the Table with Superintdent Dr. Art Cavazos
    Shane Strubhart, Director of PR & Cmty. Engagement

  • Penn Hills School District, Pittsburgh, PA
    Penn Hills Pride E-Newsletter
    Teresita Kolenchak, Communications Consultant

  • Santa Clara USD, Santa Clara, CA
    District Update
    Jennifer Dericco, Public Information Officer

  • School District of Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach, FL
    Internal Newsletter — "The Link"
    Alex Sánchez, Chief of Comms. & Engagement Officer

  • Twin Rivers USD, North Highlands, CA
    News, Notes & Votes
    Zenobia Gerald, Director of Communication

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Excellence in Writing

Excellence

  • Broadalbin-Perth Central Schools, Broadalbin, NY
    B-P Students, Teachers Adjusting Well to Common Core
    Betsy DeMars, Public Information Specialist

  • District School Board of Niagara, St. Catharines, ON
    Director's Welcome Back Speech to School Administrators
    Brett Sweeney, APR, Communication Officer

  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC
    Fighting Back
    Nora Carr, Ed.D., APR, Chief of Staff

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    Compass Keepers Club: Debbie Cathey
    Jennifer McCarrel, Public Relations Coordinator

Merit

  • Alexandria City Public Schools, Alexandria, VA
    Press Release — 'School Social Worker Wins Prestigious National Award'
    Helen Lloyd, Public Relations Specialist

  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC
    Filling the Void
    Nora Carr, Ed.D., APR, Chief of Staff

  • Gwinnett County Public Schools, Suwanee, GA
    Breaking the CODE on Computer Science Story with Encouraging Girls to Try Computer Science Tipsheet
    Laura Nurse, APR, Director of Publications and Public Information

  • Henrico County Public Schools, Henrico, VA
    School System Community Tutoring
    Chris O'Brion, Communications Specialist

  • Houston ISD, Houston, TX
    The Cost of Insensitive School Mascots
    Helen Spencer, Chief Communications Officer

  • J. Sterling Morton HSD 201, Cicero, IL
    Weisner Perez: Morton's Very Own Superstar
    Josue Duarte, Director of Communication

  • Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, Kansas City, KS
    District Wide Poetry Slam — Give Voice to Young People
    Tammy Dodderidge, Communications Manager

  • Ohio School Boards Association, Columbus, OH
    Where Everybody Belongs
    Gary Motz, Editorial Manager

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    Hudson Column: Standing by Our Teachers
    Kimberly Shannon, Communications Specialist and Maria Suttmeier, Superintendent of Schools

  • Salem-Keizer Public Schools, Salem, OR
    Strategic Plan Stories: Preparing Students for College and Careers
    Jay Remy, Dir., Cmty Relations & Communications

  • San Diego County Office of Education, San Diego, CA
    LCAP Op Ed
    Music Watson, APR, Chief Communication Officer

  • School District of Clayton, Clayton, MO
    A Message of Thanksgiving
    Chris Tennill, APR, Chief Communications Officer

  • South Colonie Central Schools, Albany, NY
    A Special Basketball Player
    John Noetzel, Communications Coord.

  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, TX
    Statesmanship: The Courage to Do the Right Thing
    James Crow, Exec. Director

  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, TX
    Getting the Message Across
    Roger White, Managing Editor

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    Profile of Teacher Jerry Lombardi
    Lauren (Wicks) Nolasco, Public Relations Coordinator

Honorable Mention

  • Alexandria City Public Schools, Alexandria, VA
    Press Release — 'Alexandria City School Board Starts Work of Redistricting'
    Helen Lloyd, Public Relations Specialist

  • Aurora Public Schools, Aurora, CO
    Ambassador of Hope
    Georgia Durán, Ed.D., Chief Communication Officer

  • Blue Valley School District 229, Overland Park, KS
    Unlocking the Code, Students Learn About Genetics and Themselves
    Kristi McNerlin, Director of Communications

  • Blue Valley School District 229, Overland Park, KS
    A Triple Threat
    Kristi McNerlin, Director of Communications

  • Council of the Great City Schools, Washington, DC
    Big-City School Districts Strive to Break the School-to-Prison Pipeline
    Henry Duvall, Director of Communications

  • Fauquier County Public Schools, Warrenton, VA
    "No Pulling the Wool over This Substitute's Eyes"
    Karen Parkinson, Coordinator of Information

  • Fayetteville-Manlius CSD, Manlius, NY
    Students Piece Together History at F-M's Archaeology Camp
    Kristine Jarosz, Public Information Specialist

  • Harris County Dept. of Ed., Houston, TX
    The Formula for Telling Your Story: Humanize, Plan, and Revise
    Carol Vaughn, Manager of Communications

  • Jordan-Elbridge CSD, Jordan, NY
    UV Students Sharpen Critical Thinking Skills During Student-Centered Learning Projects
    Christian Czerwinski, Communications Specialist

  • Marion County Public Schools, Ocala, FL
    School's in Session: What You Should Know
    Kevin Christian, APR, Public Relations and Communications Officer

  • Queensbury UFSD, Queensbury, NY
    "Innovation Finds a Home at Queensbury High School" from "Connections" Fall 2014
    Mellissa Braham, Public Information Specialist

  • San Juan USD, Carmichael, CA
    Greer, AdvancePath Students Benefit from Mentoring Program
    Kim Minugh, Communication Coordinator

  • School District of Clayton, Clayton, MO
    The Gift That's Worth a Thousand Words of Thanks
    Robin Fultz, Communications Coordinator

  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, TX
    The Business of Helping Schools Succeed
    Roger White, Managing Editor

  • Vancouver Public Schools, Vancouver, WA
    Skyview Alums Set the Future in Motion
    Amanda Richter, Communications Specialist

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    Profile of Student Ceanna Tobin
    Lauren (Wicks) Nolasco, Public Relations Coordinator

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Finance Publication

Excellence

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Annadale, VA
    Citizen's Guide to Understanding the Budget
    Pamela Martin, Manager, Multimedia Design

Merit

  • District School Board of Niagara, St. Catharines, ON
    2014-15 Budget
    Kim Yielding, APR, Manager of Communications and Public Relations

  • Ulster BOCES, New Paltz, NY
    New Paltz Capital Project Newsletter
    Holly Brooker, Community Relations Coordinator

Honorable Mention

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    FY 2016 Superintendent's Proposed Budget
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent, School and Community Relations

  • Blue Valley School District 229, Overland Park, KS
    Local Option Budget Mailer
    Kristi McNerlin, Director of Communications

  • Gwinnett County Public Schools, Suwanee, GA
    The Plan
    Sloan Roach, Executive Director for Communication and Media Relations

  • Marcellus Central School District, Marcellus, NY
    May 2014 Newsletter (budget edition)
    Laura Ryan, Communication Specialist

  • Queensbury UFSD, Queensbury, NY
    "Connections" Budget Issue and Companion for 2014-15 School Budget Vote
    Mellissa Braham, Public Information Specialist

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    Schodack Capital Project Newsletter
    Dan Sherman, Director of Communications

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    Wynantskill Budget Newsletter
    Dan Sherman, Director of Communications

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

  • Scarsdale Union Free School District, Scarsdale, NY
    December 11, 2014 Bond Referendum
    Victoria Free Presser, Public Information Officer

  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, LA
    Moving Forward — Bond Issue Brochure
    Stevie Crovetto, Director, Public Information

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Handbook

Excellence

  • Chesterfield County Public Schools, Chesterfield, VA
    Every Day Counts! 2014-15 Parent Handbook
    Leigh Ann McKelway, Community Relations Officer

  • Pasco School District #1, Pasco, WA
    Welcome to Pasco Schools — Guide Book
    Leslee Caul, Director of Public Affairs

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    2014-2015 Elementary Handbook
    Jennifer McCarrel, Public Relations Coordinator

Merit

  • Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, VA
    2013-14 Information Guide
    Keith Imon, Associate Supt., Comm & Tech Services

Honorable Mention

  • Edina Public Schools, Edina, MN
    2014-15 Family Handbook
    Susan Brott, APR, Dir., Communications & Cmty Engagement

  • Houston ISD, Houston, TX
    HISD Reconnect
    Helen Spencer, Chief Communications Officer

  • Lexington School District One, Lexington, SC
    Lexington One Elementary Personal Mobile Computing Guide
    Mary Beth Hill, Chief Operations Officer

  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, LA
    Student Code of Conduct: District Handbook
    Stevie Crovetto, Director, Public Information

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Internet/Intranet Website

Excellence

Merit

Honorable Mention

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Magazine

Excellence

  • AASA, Alexandria, VA
    School Administrator, November 2014
    Jay P. Goldman, Editor, School Administrator Magazine

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

  • The Pingry School, Martinsville, NJ
    The Pingry Review — December 2014
    Greg Waxberg, Communications Writer

  • The Pingry School, Martinsville, NJ
    The Pingry Review — September 2014
    Greg Waxberg, Communications Writer

  • The Pingry School, Martinsville, NJ
    The Pingry Review — March 2014
    Greg Waxberg, Communications Writer

Merit

  • Broken Arrow Public Schools, Broken Arrow, OK
    Arrowpoint Magazine — Volume 40, Issue Two, Fall 2014
    Shelli Holland-Handy, Chief Communications Officer

  • District School Board of Niagara, St. Catharines, ON
    Make the Move (to High School at the DSBN)
    Kim Yielding, APR, Manager of Communications and Public Relations

  • Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, PA
    "IN Fox Chapel Area Community Magazine" Spring 2014
    Bonnie Berzonski, Coordinator of Communications

  • Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, PA
    "IN Fox Chapel Area Community Magazine" Winter 2014
    Bonnie Berzonski, Coordinator of Communications

  • Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, PA
    "IN Fox Chapel Area Community Magazine" Summer 2014
    Bonnie Berzonski, Coordinator of Communications

  • Kent School District, Kent, WA
    "Connected" Fall 2014
    Chris Loftis, Exec. Dir., Comunications

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

Honorable Mention

  • Blue Valley School District 229, Overland Park, KS
    Blue Valley Today
    Kristi McNerlin, Director of Communications

  • Harlingen CISD, Harlingen, TX
    Experience HCISD THE MAGAZINE
    Shane Strubhart, Director of PR & Cmty. Engagement

  • Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, Kansas City, KS
    Education Connection Magazine
    Tammy Dodderidge, Communications Manager

  • Marion County Public Schools, Ocala, FL
    "Class Act" in Ocala Style Magazine
    Kevin Christian, APR, Public Relations and Communications Officer

  • Mesa Public Schools, Mesa, AZ
    Achieve, Spring/Summer 2014
    Laurie Struna, Media Comm. Specialist

  • Vancouver Public Schools, Vancouver, WA
    Inside Vancouver Public Schools
    Pat Nuzzo, Communication Director

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Marketing Materials (Electronic)

Excellence

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth, TX
    Bass Hall Choral Camp PSA
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth, TX
    JROTC Armed Forces PSA
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Kennewick School District, Kennewick, WA
    2015 Bond TV Commerical
    Robyn Chastain, Director of Communications & Public Relations

  • Parkway School District, Chesterfield, MO
    "This Is Parkway" Digital Magazine
    Paul Tandy, APR, Chief Communication Officer

  • School District of Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach, FL
    Marketing Campaign
    Alex Sánchez, Chief of Comms. & Engagement Officer

Merit

  • Greenville County Schools, Greenville, SC
    2013-14 Progress Report
    Susan Clarke, Communication Coordinator

  • Kennewick School District, Kennewick, WA
    Bond Measure — Radio
    Robyn Chastain, Director of Communications & Public Relations

  • San Juan USD, Carmichael, CA
    Rapid Learner Program
    Katie Combs, Communication Specialist

Honorable Mention

  • Aurora Public Schools, Aurora, CO
    Get Appy!
    Georgia Durán, Ed.D., Chief Communication Officer

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth, TX
    JROTC Camp Rango
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Glendale USD, Glendale, CA
    Foreign Language Academies of Glendale Program Videos
    Sebastian Puccio, Ed.D., Coord. of Administrative Services

  • Norfolk Public Schools, Norfolk, VA
    Norview High Schools: Success Through the Culture of Expectancy
    Elizabeth Mather, Senior Director

  • Plano ISD, Plano, TX
    Plano Family Literacy Interactive Video Storybook
    Lesley Range-Stanton, Exec. Director for Communications

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Marketing Publication

Excellence

  • Beaufort County School District, Beaufort, SC
    Beaufort Community Report Card
    Jim Foster, Director of Communications

  • Edina Public Schools, Edina, MN
    Learning for Life Fall 2014 Adult Catalog
    Julianne Prior-Miller, Communication Specialist

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Annadale, VA
    STEM-H EXPO Future Force
    Pamela Martin, Manager, Multimedia Design

  • Noblesville Schools, Noblesville, IN
    We Are Noblesville Schools
    Marnie Cooke, Dir., Marketing & Comm.

  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, NY
    2015-16 Program Guide
    Jean Palmer, Sr. PR Specialist

  • Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, FL
    Expectation: Graduation
    Dylan Thomas, Director, Public Relations

  • San Ramon Valley USD, Danville, CA
    Come Work for Us Brochure
    Meaghan Krakoff, Communication Specialist

  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, TX
    HR Services Brochure
    Karen Strong, Associate Exec. Dir., Communication & PR

  • Warwick Valley Central School District, Warwick, NY
    See for Yourself
    Maureen Westphal and Louise Hutchison, Communications Specialists

Merit

  • Bend-La Pine Schools, Bend, OR
    District Profile
    Julianne Repman, Communication Director

  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, NY
    Your Future Starts Here! 2015-16 Course Guide
    Michael McCagg, Communication Specialist

  • Edina Public Schools, Edina, MN
    Youth 2015 Summer Catalog
    Julianne Prior-Miller, Communication Specialist

  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth, TX
    YWLA Gold Seal School of Choice
    Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer

  • Mariemont City School District, Cincinnati, OH
    Welcome to Kindergarten!
    Josephine McKenrick, Director of Communications

  • New London Public Schools, New London, CT
    Discover New London Magnet Schools
    Julianne Hanckel, Communications Manager

  • Parkway School District, Chesterfield, MO
    "This Is Parkway" Brochure
    Paul Tandy, APR, Chief Communication Officer

  • Peel District School Board, Mississauga, ON
    Peel Schools for International Students
    Anne-Marie Brown, Communications Officer

  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, LA
    Back to School Brochure
    Stevie Crovetto, Director, Public Information

  • The Elyria City School District, Elyria, OH
    Franklin Preschool Program Invitation
    Amy Higgins, Communication & Marketing Director

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

Honorable Mention

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Annadale, VA
    Sponsorship Opportunities
    Pamela Martin, Manager, Multimedia Design

  • Harlingen CISD, Harlingen, TX
    Experience HCISD
    Shane Strubhart, Director of PR & Cmty. Engagement

  • Harris County Dept. of Ed., Houston, TX
    Come Learn with Us
    Carol Vaughn, Manager of Communications

  • Harrison School District 2, Colorado Springs, CO
    "Who Will You Inspire to Greatness?" Teacher Recruitment Brochure
    Jennifer Rexrode, Graphic Designer/Webmaster

  • Houston ISD, Houston, TX
    Arabic Immersion Magnet School brochure
    Helen Spencer, Chief Communications Officer

  • Pearland ISD, Pearland, TX
    Dual Language Pilot Program Brochure
    Kim Hocott, Communication Director

  • Pearland ISD, Pearland, TX
    District Profile Brochure
    Kim Hocott, Communication Director

  • Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD, Pharr, TX
    Dual Language Brochure
    Arianna Vazquez-Hernandez, Director of Communitcations/Public Information

  • Spring Lake Park Schools, Spring Lake Park, MN
    Welcome to Westwood Intermediate School
    Bob Noyed, APR, Director of Communication & PR

  • Tempe Elementary Schools, Tempe, AZ
    Middle School Brochures
    Kristine Jennings, Marketing Coord.

  • Vancouver Public Schools, Vancouver, WA
    Family-Community Resource Center Marketing
    Pat Nuzzo, Communication Director

  • Waterloo Schools, Waterloo, IA
    Growing into Kindergarten Booklet
    Katrina Hemann, Communications Specialist

  • White Bear Lake Area Schools, White Bear Lake, MN
    Elementary Guide
    Marisa Vette, APR, Dir., Comms. & Cmty Relations

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Print Newsletter (External Audience)

Excellence

  • Anoka-Hennepin School District, Anoka, MN
    Focus Community Newsletter
    Derrick Williams, Communication Specialist

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    The Citizen
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent, School and Community Relations

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

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

  • Parkway School District, Chesterfield, MO
    "Parkway Today" Newsletter
    Paul Tandy, APR, Chief Communication Officer

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

Merit

  • Bethel School District, Spanaway, WA
    Bethel Pride Newspaper
    Krista Carlson, Director of Communications

  • City School District of Albany, Albany, NY
    Capital Education: Spring 2014 and Fall 2014
    Lisa Angerame, Communication Specialist

  • Cleveland Heights City School District, University Heights, OH
    Cleveland Heights High School Alumni Foundation News
    Angee Shaker, Director of Communications

  • El Dorado Public School, El Dorado, KS
    Focus on 490
    Kimberly Webb, Director of Information Services

  • Elizabeth Public Schools, Elizabeth, NJ
    Board Briefs
    Donald Goncalves, Assistant Board Secretary

  • Goshen Central School District, Goshen, NY
    Goshen News
    Christina Gore, Public Information Specialist

  • Gresham-Barlow School District, Gresham, OR
    Gresham-Barlow Schools Today — June 2014
    Athena Vadnais, APR, Communications Director

  • Hillsboro School District, Hillsboro, OR
    A Look Inside: Hillsboro School District
    Elizabeth Graser, Communications Director

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

  • Marcellus Central School District, Marcellus, NY
    August 2014 & November 2014 Newsletters
    Laura Ryan, Communication Specialist

  • Montgomery County Public Schools, Christiansburg, VA
    Winter 2015 Community Newsletter
    Brenda Drake, PIO / Board Clerk

  • Resource Training & Solutions, Sartell, MN
    The Communicator
    Bethany Drake, Graphics & Communication Specialist

Honorable Mention

  • Alexandria City Public Schools, Alexandria, VA
    Education Digest 2014-2015
    Delaina Biernstein McCormack, Public Relations Specialist

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    NewsTips
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent, School and Community Relations

  • Fayetteville-Manlius Central School District, Manlius, NY
    F-M News
    Nancy Cole, Public Information Specialist

  • Hastings-on-Hudson UFSD, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
    Hastings Happenings Newsletter
    Jeanine Genauer, Public Relations

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

  • Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE
    Community News
    Zachary Baehr, Communications Technician

  • Mount Olive Township School District, Budd Lake, NJ
    Education Update
    Michael Cravotta, Newsletter Editor

  • North East ISD, San Antonio, TX
    360 Round Up Newsletter (produced June 2014)
    Kristina Martinez, Publications Specialist

  • Northwest Community Schools, Jackson, MI
    District Newsletter
    Carl Bushinski, Director of Instruction

  • Pearland ISD, Pearland, TX
    The Progress
    Kim Hocott, Communication Director

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

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Print Newsletter (Internal Audience)

Excellence

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    NewsCheck
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent, School and Community Relations

  • Henrico County Public Schools, Henrico, VA
    School Days News Quarterly
    Chris O'Brion, Communications Specialist

  • Mariemont City School District, Cincinnati, OH
    The Experience
    Josephine McKenrick, Director of Communications

  • Staunton City Schools, Staunton, VA
    The Student Advocate
    Linda Revies, Ed.D., Superintendent

Merit

  • Alabaster City Schools, Alabaster, AL
    Warrior News
    Dr. Wayne Vickers, Superintendent

  • Socorro ISD, El Paso, TX
    @Socorro Newsletter
    Daniel Escobar, Chief Communication Officer

  • Upper Darby School District, Drexel Hill, PA
    The Royal Scroll
    Dana Spino, Director of Communications

Honorable Mention

  • Jordan-Elbridge CSD, Jordan, NY
    The December 2014 District Newsletter
    Christian Czerwinski, Communications Specialist

  • Passaic County Technical Institute, Wayne, NJ
    The Technician
    Sandra Woods, Admin. Asst. for Special Projects/PR

  • Pittsford Central School District, Pittsford, NY
    Quarterly Print Newsletter (Spring 2014 & Summer 2014)
    Nancy Wayman, Director of Communications

  • Queensbury UFSD, Queensbury, NY
    "Connections" Fall 2014-Winter 2015
    Mellissa Braham, Public Information Specialist

  • Wayne Central School District, Ontario Center, NY
    Inside Wayne Central — Newsletter
    Amy Gebhardt, Public Information Specialist

  • White Plains City School District, White Plains, NY
    District Newsletter
    Michele Schoenfeld, Project Coord.

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Social Media

Excellence

Merit

Honorable Mention

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Special Purpose Publication

Excellence

  • Anoka-Hennepin School District, Anoka, MN
    Visual Identity and Brand Book
    Kay Villella, Asst. Dir., Communications

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    Infographic: Economic Impact of Arlington Public Schools
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent, School and Community Relations

  • Boulder Valley School District, Boulder, CO
    2015 CMEA Conference Guide
    Jade Cody, Communications Specialist

  • Des Moines Public School, Des Moines, IA
    Education Fair
    Phil Roeder, Director of Community Relations

  • District School Board of Niagara, St. Catherines, ON
    Bringing Harriet Home Fundraiser Campaign
    Lorraine Randell, Visual Communications Designer

  • District School Board of Niagara, St. Catharines, ON
    Oliver's Big Bump — Concussion Education Resource for Schools
    Brett Sweeney, APR, Communication Officer

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Annadale, VA
    Supporting Excellence in Public Education
    Pamela Martin, Manager, Multimedia Design

  • Gwinnett County Public Schools, Suwanee, GA
    Quality-Plus Mathematical Strategies and Practices Posters (ES, MS, HS, and Translations)
    Laura Nurse, APR, Director of Publications and Public Information

  • Harlingen CISD, Harlingen, TX
    Thank You, Retirees
    Shane Strubhart, Director of PR & Cmty. Engagement

  • Harlingen CISD, Harlingen, TX
    Congratulations Top 10 Graduates Billboard — 2014
    Shane Strubhart, Director of PR & Cmty. Engagement

  • Highland Park ISD, Dallas, TX
    Highland Park Commemorative Centennial Book: Celebrating 100 years of excellence in learning and service
    Helen Williams, Director of Communication

  • Howard-Suamico School District, Green Bay, WI
    Upward Together Education Campaign
    Brian Nicol, Comm., & Dev. Coord.

  • Marion County Public Schools, Ocala, FL
    District Snapshot
    Kevin Christian, APR, Public Relations and Communications Officer

  • Mobile County Public School System, Mobile, AL
    It Starts with Us Newspaper Insert
    Nancy Pierce, Supervisor of Public Relations

  • Mt. Lebanon School District, Pittsburgh, PA
    Century of Excellence (Capital Campaign Brochure)
    Cissy Bowman, Director of Communications

  • Newport News Public Schools, Newport News, VA
    NNPS Engineering Design Challenge: A Mystery Trapped in History
    Keli Slusher, Community Relations and Graphic Design

  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, NY
    2015-16 Service Directory
    Jean Palmer, Sr. PR Specialist

  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, NY
    What Employers Expect
    Jean Palmer, Sr. PR Specialist

  • Peel District School Board, Mississauga, ON
    Making My Way — Pathways for All Students
    Carla Pereira, APR, Manager of Communications (Acting)

  • Pittsford Central School District, Pittsford, NY
    The KEEP Foundation "Give to KEEP" Postcard
    Nancy Wayman, Director of Communications

  • Rockwood School District, Wildwood, MO
    Strategic Plan: 2014-2015
    Cathy Orta APR, Communications Coordinator

  • San Ramon Valley USD, Danville, CA
    SRVUSD Informational Brochure
    Meaghan Krakoff, Communication Specialist

  • School District of Clayton, Clayton, MO
    Brand Standards
    Chris Tennill, APR, Chief Communications Officer

  • Simcoe County DSB, Midhurst, ON
    Mental Health Matters
    Danielle Mink, Mental Health Leader

  • Socorro ISD, El Paso, TX
    SISD Operation College Bound
    Daniel Escobar, Chief Communication Officer

  • Vancouver Public Schools, Vancouver, WA
    Design II, Chapter 2 Strategic Plan
    Pat Nuzzo, Communication Director

Merit

  • Ankeny Community Schools, Ankeny, IA
    Ankeny Advance
    Jarrett Peterson, Communication Coord.

  • Ankeny Community Schools, Ankeny, IA
    Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL) Referendum-long version
    Jarrett Peterson, Communication Coord.

  • Anoka-Hennepin Schools Community Education, Anoka, MN
    Getting Ready for Kindergarten Is as Easy as 1-2-3!
    Heather Peters, Communication Coord.

  • Aptakisic-Tripp School District 102, Buffalo Grove, IL
    District 102 Brochure
    Vickie Walter, Public Relations Coord.

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    Connecting with Our Community
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent, School and Community Relations

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    Guidebook for Parents 2014-15 School Year
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent, School and Community Relations

  • Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
    Infographic: APS Graduation Rate for the Class of 2014
    Linda Erdos, Assistant Superintendent, School and Community Relations

  • Bend-La Pine Schools, Bend, OR
    College Map
    Julianne Repman, Communication Director

  • Blue Valley School District 229, Overland Park, KS
    Hilltop Campus Brochure
    Kristi McNerlin, Director of Communications

  • Boulder Valley School District, Boulder, CO
    Educational Facilities Master Plan
    Susan Cousins, Communications Specialist

  • Chesterfield County Public Schools, Chesterfield, VA
    Healthy Habits, Healthy Minds — 2014-15 Student Health Handbook
    Leigh Ann McKelway, Community Relations Officer

  • Chesterfield County Public Schools, Chesterfield, VA
    Don't Miss This Moment — SOL Review Session Poster
    Leigh Ann McKelway, Community Relations Officer

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Annadale, VA
    60th Annual Fairfax County Regional Science & Engineering Fair
    Pamela Martin, Manager, Multimedia Design

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Annadale, VA
    STEM-H EXPO Future Force
    Pamela Martin, Manager, Multimedia Design

  • Houston ISD, Houston, TX
    HISD School Match
    Helen Spencer, Chief Communications Officer

  • L'Anse Creuse Public Schools, Clinton Township, MI
    Wind Symphony
    Kelly Allen, Director for Public and Community Relations

  • Newport News Public Schools, Newport News, VA
    NNPS Engineering Design Challenge: Diving into History
    Keli Slusher, Community Relations and Graphic Design

  • North East ISD, San Antonio, TX
    NEISD Welcome Booklet (2014)
    Kristina Martinez, Publications Specialist

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

  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, NY
    School Communications Booklet
    Jean Palmer, Sr. PR Specialist

  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, NY
    Annual Meeting Book 2015
    Jean Palmer, Sr. PR Specialist

  • Park Hill School District, Kansas City, MO
    Summer School Brochure 2015
    Amy Haynes, Communication Specialist

  • Peel District School Board, Mississauga, ON
    Peel Schools for International Students
    Anne-Marie Brown, Communications Officer

  • Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, VA
    2015-16 High School Program Opportunties
    Keith Imon, Associate Supt., Comm & Tech Services

  • Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, VA
    Emergencies: PWCS Is Prepared
    Keith Imon, Associate Supt., Comm & Tech Services

  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, NY
    Cairo-Durham CSD Strategic Plan
    Kimberly Shannon, Communications Specialist, and Kim Vigars, Graphic Designer

  • Schenevus CSD, Schenevus, NY
    75th Anniversary Edition Newsletter (Fall 2014)
    Laura Ryan, Communication Specialist

  • Shawnee Mission School District, Shawnee Mission, KS
    Strategic Plan
    Leigh Anne Neal, Associate Superintendent for Communications

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

  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, TX
    TASB Risk Management Fund Reinsurance Brochure
    Karen Strong, Associate Exec. Dir., Communication & PR

  • The Elyria City School District, Elyria, OH
    State of the Schools, Issues of the Pioneer Press
    Amy Higgins, Communication & Marketing Director

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    Compass to 2020: Charting the Course – The Strategic Framework of Virginia Beach City Public Schools
    Jennifer McCarrel, Public Relations Coordinator

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    VBCPS Budget Breakdown
    Lauren (Wicks) Nolasco, Public Relations Coordinator

Honorable Mention

  • Alabaster City Schools, Alabaster, AL
    Warrior News
    Dr. Wayne Vickers, Superintendent

  • Ankeny Community Schools, Ankeny, IA
    Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL) Referendum-short version
    Jarrett Peterson, Communication Coord.

  • Anoka-Hennepin Schools Community Education, Anoka, MN
    Early Learning Brochure
    Heather Peters, Communication Coord.

  • Aurora Public Schools, Aurora, CO
    2013-14 Bond/Mill Levy Community Report
    Georgia Durán, Ed.D., Chief Communication Officer

  • Aurora Public Schools, Aurora, CO
    Aurora Public Schools Highlights
    Georgia Durán, Ed.D., Chief Communication Officer

  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, NY
    4+1 Multiple Pathways to Graduation
    Adrienne Leon, Program Manager 1

  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, NY
    Common Core Learning Standards
    Adrienne Leon, Program Manager 1

  • Charlevoix-Emmet Intermediate School District, Charlevoix, MI
    Career and Technical Education: Discover the Opportunities!
    Dianne Litzenburger, Director of Communication Services

  • Chesterfield County Public Schools, Chesterfield, VA
    You're Heading Toward Your Future — SAT/ACT poster
    Leigh Ann McKelway, Community Relations Officer

  • CUSD 200, Wheaton , IL
    Engage 200 — Report to the Community
    Erica Loiacono, Director of Public Relations

  • Dublin City Schools, Dublin, OH
    The Dublin Difference Quality Profile 2014-15
    Doug Baker, Coordinator of Public Information

  • Edmonton Catholic SD, Edmonton, AB
    Plan for Continuous Growth 2014-2017
    Lori Nagy, Manager of Media and Community Relations

  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Annadale, VA
    Keep Your School Safe
    Pamela Martin, Manager, Multimedia Design

  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC
    GCS Choice Showcase Newspaper Insert
    Nora Shoptaw, Program Admn-Comms.

  • Gwinnett County Public Schools, Suwanee, GA
    Safety First Flyer
    Laura Nurse, APR, Director of Publications and Public Information

  • Lawrence Township Public Schools, Lawrenceville, NJ
    Back-to-School Bulletin
    Lana Mueller, Operations Manager

  • Marcellus Central School District, Marcellus, NY
    Capital Project Newsletter (October 2014)
    Laura Ryan, Communication Specialist

  • Newport News Public Schools, Newport News, VA
    Dual Language Immersion
    Keli Slusher, Community Relations and Graphic Design

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

  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, NY
    School & Business Alliance (SABA) Final Report
    Jean Palmer, Sr. PR Specialist

  • Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, FL
    School's Out: What Are You Reading This Summer?
    Dylan Thomas, Director, Public Relations

  • Passaic County Technical Institute, Wayne, NJ
    Highlights: The 2013-2014 Year in Review
    Sandra Woods, Admin. Asst. for Special Projects/PR

  • Passaic County Technical Institute, Wayne, NJ
    PCTI's School Profile
    Sandra Woods, Admin. Asst. for Special Projects/PR

  • Pittsford Central School District, Pittsford, NY
    The KEEP Foundation Brick Order Form
    Nancy Wayman, Director of Communications

  • Schalmont CSD, Schenectady, NY
    Schalmont Strong Postcard
    Audrey Brahler, Communications Specialist

  • Seneca Valley School District, Harmony, PA
    SV Academy of Choice K-8 Families
    Linda Andreassi, Communications Director

  • Seneca Valley School District, Harmony, PA
    SV Academy of Choice Partnering Schools Outreach Program for Technology (OPT)
    Linda Andreassi, Communications Director

  • Southern Westchester BOCES, Elmsford, NY
    2015-2016 Southern Westchester BOCES Services Guide
    Doreen Morandi, Public Relations Office Asst.

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

  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, LA
    Madness That Is Wonderland — Teacher of the Year Invitation
    Stevie Crovetto, Director, Public Information

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Video (produced in-house)

Excellence

Merit

Honorable Mention

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Video (produced with outside contract)

Excellence

  • Champaign Unit 4 Schools, Champaign, IL
    U4 Innovate Video
    Stephanie Stuart, Dir. of Comm. & Cmty Rels.

  • Kennewick School District, Kennewick, WA
    2015 Bond Video
    Robyn Chastain, Director of Communications & Public Relations

  • Oklahoma State School Boards Association, Oklahoma City, OK
    For the People
    Christy Watson, Communications Director

  • Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, VA
    Compass to 2020 Strategic Plan
    Jeff Barba, Public Relations Coordinator

Merit

Honorable Mention

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