Nominate a Colleague for a 2022 NSPRA Recognition Award

Nominations for the 2022 Barry Gaskins Mentor Legacy Award, Communication Technology Award for Superintendents and NSPRA Presidents Award are now open!

Read more about each award and nominate a deserving colleague to receive national recognition. The submission deadline for nominations is Feb. 1, 2022.

Barry Gaskins Mentor Legacy Award

This award recognizes a practicing school public relations professional for outstanding efforts in mentoring colleagues new to school PR, providing counsel and advice on job success, and assisting colleagues in their professional development by creating or offering programs and activities designed to improve PR skills and knowledge.

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Communication Technology Award for Superintendents

This award, sponsored by Blackboard, recognizes a superintendent of a K-12 school system, intermediate unit, BOCES, or County Education Office for leadership in redefining, upgrading and integrating cutting-edge communication technology to improve and expand outreach and engagement with education stakeholders—both internal and external.

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NSPRA Presidents Award

This award recognizes a living NSPRA member for outstanding professionalism and integrity throughout a career as an educational public relations practitioner and for contributing to the advancement of educational public relations. Note: Only current NSPRA chapter presidents, past NSPRA Executive Board members who are not serving on the current selection committee, and past recipients of the award may submit a nomination.

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