Publications and Digital Media Excellence Awards

NSPRA’s Publications and Digital Media Excellence Awards recognize outstanding education publications and marketing/informational materials (print and electronic), video/TV/radio programs, social media and websites.

2022 Publications and Digital Media Excellence Award Winners

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Annual Report

Excellence

  • CiTi BOCES, Mexico, New York     I     PACS Annual Report      I    Submitted by: CiTi PR, Public Information Coordinator
  • Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, Missouri     I     2021 CPS Annual Report      I    Submitted by: Aurora Meyer, Communication Manager
  • Community High School District 155, Crystal Lake, Illinois     I     Persevering Through a Pandemic D155's Annual Report 2020-2021      I    Submitted by: Shannon Podzimek, Director of Communications
  • Downers Grove Grade School District 58, Downers Grove, Illinois     I     2021 District 58 Annual Report      I    Submitted by: Megan Hewitt, Community Relations Coordinator
  • Elmbrook Schools, Brookfield, Wisconsin     I     2021 Annual Report: Excellence Is...      I    Submitted by: Eric Hagen, Communications Specialist
  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth, Texas     I     2020-21 Annual Report: Rediscover Fort Worth ISD      I    Submitted by: Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer
  • Laguna Beach Unified, Laguna Beach, California     I     Renew, Recharge, Reimagine: LBUSD's Annual Community Report 2020-2021      I    Submitted by: Shelley Spessard, Public Information Officer
  • Mansfield Independent School District, Mansfield, Texas     I     Mansfield ISD State of the District 2021-22      I    Submitted by: Donald Williams, Associate Superintendent of Communications and Marketing
  • Placer County Office of Education, Auburn, California     I     Digital Annual Report      I    Submitted by: Michelle Eklund, Chief Communications Officer
  • Schenectady City School District, Schenectady, New York     I     Spotlight on Schenectady      I    Submitted by: Karen Corona, District Director of Communication & Public Relations
  • School District of Clayton, Clayton, Missouri     I     Superintendent's Report to the Community      I    Submitted by: Christopher Tennill, APR, Chief Communications Officer
  • Seneca Valley School District, Harmony, Pennsylvania     I     OUR Impact      I    Submitted by: Katie Huttinger, Communications Specialist
  • Socorro ISD, El Paso, Texas     I     2019-2020 Socorro ISD Annual Report      I    Submitted by: Daniel Escobar, Chief Communications Officer
  • Sun Prairie Area School District, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin     I     2020-2021 Annual Report      I    Submitted by: Kayla Haas, Marketing Communications Intern
 

Merit

  • Alexandria City Public Schools, Alexandria, Virginia     I     Measuring What Matters      I    Submitted by: Julia Burgos, Chief of School and Community Relations
  • Broken Arrow Public Schools, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma     I     Virtually Unstoppable: Popular Annual Financial Report 2020-2021      I    Submitted by: Adam Foreman, Executive Director of Public Relations
  • Champaign Unit 4 Schools, Champaign, Illinois     I     Champaign Unit 4 Schools 2020-21 Annual Report      I    Submitted by: Stacey Moore, Chief Communications Officer
  • Cherokee County School District, Canton, Georgia     I     CCSD Evidence of Success - 10 Amazing Things We've Done in 2021      I    Submitted by: Barbara Jacoby, Chief Communications Officer
  • Clayton Education Foundation, Clayton, Missouri     I     Clayton Education Foundation Annual Report      I    Submitted by: Sandi Straetker, APR, Executive Director
  • Clovis Unified School District, Clovis, California     I     2021 Annual Report - Print and Online      I    Submitted by: Kelly Avants, APR,  Chief Communications Officer
  • Downingtown Area School District, Downingtown, Pennsylvania     I     2020-21 Annual Report      I    Submitted by: Jennifer Shealy, Director of Communications
  • Fargo Public Schools, Fargo, North Dakota     I     Fargo Public School District 2020-2021 Annual Report      I    Submitted by: Betsy Beaton, Communications & Community Relations
  • Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania     I     2020-2021 Fox Chapel Area School District State of the Schools      I    Submitted by: Bonnie Berzonski, Coordinator of Communications
  • Grand Island Public Schools, Grand Island, Nebraska     I     2020 - 2021 Grand Island Public Schools Annual Report      I    Submitted by: Mitchell Roush, Director of Communications & Marketing
  • Hemlock Public School District, Hemlock, Michigan     I     Strategic Plan: Hemlock Public School District      I    Submitted by: Coty Slate, Communications Specialist
  • Lake County Office of Education, Lakeport, California     I     Lake County Strong Year in Review 2020-2021 Digital      I    Submitted by: Jill Ruzicka, Director of Communications & Government Affairs
  • Minnetonka Public Schools, Minnetonka, Minnesota     I     Minnetonka Public Schools Annual Report 2021      I    Submitted by: Daniel Campbell, Creative Director
  • MSD of Lawrence Township, Indianapolis, Indiana     I     The Many Faces of LT      I    Submitted by: Dana Altemeyer, Director of Communications
  • Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, Florida     I     2021-22 Annual Report      I    Submitted by: Shayla Cannady, Assistant Director, Public Relations
  • Prosper Independent School District, Prosper, Texas     I     2021 Annual Report      I    Submitted by: Rachell Kane, Communications Coordinator
  • San Diego County Office of Education, San Diego, California     I     2020-21 SDCOE Annual Report to the Community      I    Submitted by: Samantha Womack, Communications Specialist
  • Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School, Chicago, Illinois     I     2021 Annual Report      I    Submitted by: Brian Graves, Director of Marketing and Communications
  • Stanislaus County Office of Education, Modesto, California     I     Annual Report to the Community      I    Submitted by: Cynthia Fenech, Director of Communications
  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, Texas     I     A Year in Review: 2021 Annual Report      I    Submitted by: Sylvia Wood, 
  • Tipp City Exempted Village Schools, Tipp City, Ohio     I     Quality Profile 2020-2021      I    Submitted by: Liz Robbins, School Community Relations Coordinator
  • Uplift Education, Dallas, Texas     I     Uplift Education Annual Report 2021: Connection, Challenge, Character      I    Submitted by: Kimberly Esparza, Communications Coordinator

 

Honorable Mention

  • Butte COE, Oroville, California   I   BCOE Community Report 2017-2021    I   Submitted by: Jacqueline Dillard, Communications Officer
  • Cache County School District, North Logan, Utah   I    2021 CCSD State of the District Report   I    Submitted by: Jenda Nye, Public Information Specialist, Webmaster
  • Cascade School District, Leavenworth, Washington   I    Cascade School District Year in Review   I    Submitted by: Dr. Tracey Beckendorf-Edou, Superintendent
  • Chester County Intermediate Unit, Downingtown, Pennsylvania   I    2020-2021 CCIU Annual Report   I    Submitted by: Mary Curley, Director of Communications & Learning Solutions
  • District 99, Downers Grove, Illinois   I    District 99 Community Report for 2020-21   I    Submitted by: Jill Browning, Director of Communications
  • Katy ISD Communications Department, Katy, Texas   I    Community Based Accountability   I    Submitted by: Andrea Grooms, Chief Communications Officer
  • Lake County Office of Education, Lakeport, California   I    Lake County Strong Year in Review 2020-2021   I    Submitted by: Jill Ruzicka, Director of Communications & Government Affairs
  • Marion County Public Schools, Ocala, Florida   I    Achieve 2026: Marion County Public Schools Strategic Plan    I   Submitted by: Kevin Christian, APR, CPRC, Director of Public Relations
  • MOBOCES, Verona, New York    I   Madison-Oneida BOCES Annual Report    I   Submitted by: Sapna Kollali, Public Relations Coordinator
  • MSD of Wayne Township, Indianapolis, Indiana    I   Perseverance: Annual Report, 2020-21, MSD of Wayne Township    I   Submitted by: Mary Lang, Chief Communications Officer
  • Newton County School System, Covington, Georgia   I    NCSS Annual Report 2019-2021    I   Submitted by: Sherri Partee, Director of Public Relations
  • North Penn School District, Lansdale, Pennsylvania    I   Determined & Driven In All That We Do, NPSD 20-21 Annual Report    I   Submitted by: Erika Shaedle, Advertising & Marketing Specialist
  • North Penn School District, Lansdale, Pennsylvania    I   The Power of Opportunity, NPSD Educational Foundation 20-21 Annual Report    I   Submitted by: Erika Shaedle, Advertising & Marketing Specialist
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, New York   I    2022 Annual Meeting Book    I   Submitted by: Jean Palmer, Supervisor of Communications & Printing
  • Papillion La Vista Community Schools, Papillion, Nebraska   I    Annual Report    I   2020-2021: The Year of COVID-19 Submitted by: Stacy Hawn, Communications Specialist
  • Pine-Richland School District, Gibsonia, Pennsylvania    I   Embracing the Next Steps Annual Report    I   Submitted by: Rachel Hathhorn, Director of Communications

Blog

Excellence

  • Columbia Public Schools Columbia Missouri     I   In the Classroom    I   Submitted by: Aurora Meyer, Communication Manager 
  • Columbus City Schools Columbus Ohio     I   Inside CCS     I    Submitted by: Ryan Schwepfinger, Digital Communications Coordinator 
  • Kansas City Public Schools Kansas City Missouri    I    KCPS Homeroom    I    Submitted by: Lynn Goehring, Marketing Manager P
  • Questar III BOCES Castleton    I    New York District Superintendent Blog    I    Submitted by: Dan Sherman, Director of Communications and Dr. Gladys Cruz, District Superintendent
  • Rockford Public School 205, Rockford Illinois    I    205 VIBE: The Blog    I    Submitted by: Cathy Bayer-Eberle, Senior Communications Manager 
  • Spring ISD, Houston, Texas Spring    I    ISD News Blog    I    Submitted by: Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications 

Merit 

  • Dickinson Public Schools    I    Dickinson North Dakota DPS Chronicle Blog    I   Submitted by:  Camila Chorro, Multimedia Communications Specialist 

Honorable Mention

  • Prosper Independent School District, Prosper, Texas    I     PISD Highlights    I     Submitted by:  Rachell Kane, Communications Coordinator 


Branding/Image Package

Excellence

  • 27J Schools, Brighton, Colorado    I      "Great Grads" Banner Project    I      Submitted by: Janelle Asmus, APR, Director of Communications
  • Capital Region BOCES,  Albany, New York    I      Capital Region BOCES/NERIC Brand Guide (2021)    I      Submitted by: Emily Popek, Assistant Program Manager
  • CiTi BOCES,  Mexico, New York     I     Trumansburg CSD Brand     I     Submitted by: CiTi PR, Public Information Coordinator
  • CiTi BOCES , Mexico, New York     I     Cazenovia CSD Brand     I     Submitted by: CiTi PR, Public Information Coordinator
  • Columbus City Schools,  Columbus, Ohio     I     Power of One     I     Submitted by: Scott Wortman, Chief Communications and Engagement Officer
  • Dallas ISD , Dallas, Texas     I     2022 State of the District Event Branding     I     Submitted by: Sandra Verduzco, Executive Director of Marketing
  • Dallas ISD,  Dallas, Texas     I     Hispanic Heritage Month  Campaign     I     Submitted by: Sandra Verduzco, Executive Director of Marketing
  • Dallas ISD,  Dallas, Texas    I      2021-2022 PreK Campaign     I     Submitted by: Sandra Verduzco, Executive Director of Marketing
  • Dallas ISD,  Dallas, Texas     I     PTECH 2021-2022 Application Campaign     I     Submitted by: Sandra Verduzco, Executive Director of Marketing
  • Dallas ISD , Dallas, Texas     I     Black History Month Campaign     I     Submitted by: Sandra Verduzco, Executive Director of Marketing
  • Highline Public Schools,  Tacoma, Washington    I      7 Ways We Keep Each Other Safe     I     Submitted by: Mandi LeCompte, Communications Manager
  • Newton County School System,  Covington, Georgia    I      NCSS 2022 Job Fair Marketing Campaign    I      Submitted by: Sherri Partee, Director of Public Relations
  • Newton County School System,  Covington, Georgia    I      NCSS/School Profiles    I      Submitted by: Sherri Partee, Director of Public Relations
  • Orange County Public Schools,  Orlando, Florida    I      OCPS 2025 Strategic Plan Branding    I      Submitted by: Shayla Cannady, Assistant Director, Public Relations
  • Reynolds School District,  Fairview, Oregon     I     Reynolds School District Branding Package     I     Submitted by: Stephanie Field, Executive Director of Communications & Community Relations
  • Richmond County School System, Augusta, Georgia    I      eSchool     I     Submitted by: Lynthia Ross, Chief Public Relations Officer
  • Robbinsdale Area Schools,  New Hope, Minnesota     I     Robbinsdale Area Schools Branding/Image Package    I     Submitted by: Toya Stewart Downey, Executive Director of Strategic Communications, Equity and Inclusion
  • Rockford Public School 205,  Rockford, Illinois    I     RPS 205 Branded Templates for Staff     I     Submitted by: Cathy Bayer-Eberle, Senior Communications Manager
  • San Diego Unified School District,  San Diego, California    I      "All In" Branding Packag    I     e Submitted by: Maureen Magee, Communications Director
  • San Elizario ISD,  San Elizario, Texas     I     Career and Technical Education Logo    I      Submitted by: Dr. Jeannie Meza-Chavez, Superintendent 
  • Spring ISD,  Houston, Texas     I     My Anti-Drug Is ...     I     Submitted by: Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications
  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools,  Luling, Louisiana     I     An Evening Under the Bright Lights     I     Submitted by: Regina McMillan, Public Information Coordinator - Special Programs
  • St. Tammany Parish,  Public Schools Covington, Louisiana     I     Successful Schools, Successful St. Tammany Election     I     Submitted by: Angela Daviston Dugan, Communications Manager
  • Stanislaus County Office of Education,  Modesto, California     I     Career Information Center Branding/Image package     I     Submitted by: Judy Boring, Public Information Officer
  • Tacoma Public Schools,  Tacoma, Washington     I     Welcome Boxes     I     Submitted by: Kathryn McCarthy, Strategic Communications & Marketing Manager
  • Valley Christian Schools,  Chandler, Arizona     I     40th Anniversary Branding     I     Submitted by: Bryan Winfrey, Director of Communications & Marketing
  • Valley View School District 365U,  Romeoville, Illinois     I     "Every Learner. Every Day." District Brand    I      Submitted by: Nicole Eimer, Digital Communication Specialist
  • Ysleta Independent School District,  El Paso, Texas     I     Setting our Sights on Excellence: Vision 2020     I     Submitted by: Daniel Martinez, Associate Superintendent of Public Relations
  • Ysleta Independent School,  District El Paso, Texas     I     College & Career Readiness campaign     I     Submitted by: Daniel Martinez, Associate Superintendent of Public Relations

Merit 

  • Fort Worth ISD,  Fort Worth, Texas    I      Human Trafficking Prevention Campaign     I     Submitted by: Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer
  • Newport News Public Schools,  Newport News, Virginia     I     Katherine G. Johnson Logo Reveal     I     Submitted by: Keli Slusher, Coordinator, Community Relations and Graphic Design
  • Pulaski County Special School,  District Little Rock, Arkansas     I     Mills University Studies High Branding Package     I     Submitted by: Jessica Duff, Executive Director of Communications
  • San Elizario ISD,  San Elizario, Texas     I     Pathway of Champions Logo     I     Submitted by:  Dr. Jeannie Meza-Chavez, Superintendent 
  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools,  Luling, Louisiana     I     Stronger Together    I      Submitted by: Regina McMillan, Public Information Coordinator - Special Programs
  • St. Tammany Parish Public Schools,  Covington, Louisiana     I     One Team STPPS District Theme    I      Submitted by: Angela Daviston Dugan, Communications Manager

Honorable Mention

  • Bethel School District,  Spanaway, Washington    I      Katherine G Johnson Logo     I     Submitted by: Timra Knox, Graphic Design Manager
  • Dallas ISD,  Dallas, Texas     I      This is Home     I     Submitted by: Sandra Verduzco, Executive Director of Marketing
  • Elyria City Schools,  Elyria, Ohio    I      YAM Artist of the Day    I      Submitted by: Amy Higgins, Communication & Organizational Strategy Director
  • Jackson County School System,  Jefferson, Georgia    I      Jackson County School System Get Georgia Reading Branding    I      Submitted by: Andrea Briscoe, Public Relations Officer
  • Katy ISD Internal & Community Relations Department,  Katy, Texas    I      Haskett Jr. High Branding Package    I      Submitted by: Andrea Grooms, Chief Communications Officer
  • Mesquite ISD,  Mesquite, Texas    I      Rebranding the West Mesquite Wrangler    I      Submitted by: Aaron Libby, Graphics Coordinator
  • Minnetonka Public Schools,  Minnetonka, Minnesota    I      S.A.I.L Branding Package    I      Submitted by: Daniel Campbell, Creative Director
  • Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools,  Savannah, Georgia    I      Box of Love    I      Submitted by: Stacy Jennings, Director of Communications

Calendar

Excellence

  • Clover Park SD, LAKEWOOD Washington      I      2021-22 School Year Calendar      I      Submitted by:  Ben Miller, 
  • North Penn School District, Lansdale Pennsylvania      I      With Gratitude & Appreciation, NPSD 21-22 Activities Calendar      I      Submitted by:  Erika Shaedle, Advertising & Marketing Specialist
  • North Thurston Public Schools, Lacey Washington      I      NTPS 2021-22 Calendar & Handbook      I      Submitted by:  Courtney Schrieve, Executive Director, Public Relations
  • North Thurston Public Schools, Lacey Washington      I      NTPS 2021-22 Calendar & Handbook      I      Submitted by:  Cortny Martin, Community Relations Coordinator
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica New York      I      2021-2022 Utica City School District Calendar      I      Submitted by:  Jean Palmer, Supervisor of Communications & Printing
  • Sun Prairie Area School District, Sun Prairie Wisconsin      I      Sun Prairie School District’s 2021-2022 School Event Calendar      I      Submitted by:  Kayla Haas, Marketing Communications Intern
  • Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma Washington      I      2021-2022 Calendar      I      Submitted by:  Rae McNally, Strategic Communications Manager & Webmaster
  • Williamsville Central School District, East Amherst New York      I      2021-2022 Williamsville Central School District Calendar      I      Submitted by:  Nick Filipowski, Director of Communications


Merit 

  • Chester County Intermediate Unit, Downingtown, Pennsylvania      I      2021-2022 CCIU Activities Calendar      I      Submitted by:  MaryCurley, Director of Communications & Learning Solutions
  • Dayton Public Schools, Dayton, Ohio 2021-2022 District Calendar      I      Submitted by:  Alexandra Kincaid, Director, Public Information Office
  • GFSD, Glens Falls,  New York      I      Glens Falls City Schools 2021-22 Calendar     I       Submitted by:  Skye Heritage, Dir. of Communications
  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro , North Carolina      I      GCS/UNCF 28 Days of Giving Campaign Calendar      I      Submitted by:  Joshua Leeper, Program Administrator - Communications
  • Lake Stevens School District, Lake Stevens, Washington      I      2020-21 District Calendar & Family Handbook      I      Submitted by:  Jaym eTaylor, Executive Director of Communications & Community Services
  • Mesquite ISD, Mesquite, Texas      I      West Mesquite Girl's Basketball Schedule      I      Submitted by:  Aaron Libby, Graphics Coordinator
  • Minnetonka Public Schools, Minnetonka, Minnesota      I      Minnetonka Public Schools Annual Calendar 2021-22 Submitted by:  Daniel Campbell, Creative Director
  • Rockland BOCES, West Nyack, New York     I      Rockland BOCES 2021-22 “Inclusive Culture, Diverse People” Print Calendar      I      Submitted by:  Scott Salotto, Director of Communications and Governmental Relations
  • Sandusky City Schools, Sandusky, Ohio      I      2021-2022 District Calendar      I      Submitted by:  Brooke Austin, Web Communications, Graphic Design, & Branding
  • Seneca Valley School District, Harmony, Pennsylvania      I      uccessful Journeys Start Here      I      Submitted by:  Katie Huttinger, Communications Specialist
  • Southern Westchester BOCES, Rye Brook, New York      I      Ossining Calendar 2021-22      I      Submitted by:  Jeffry Braun, Graphic Illustrator
  • Spring Lake Park Schools, Spring Lake Park Minnesota      I      SLP 2021-2022 Calendar and Resource Guide      I      Submitted by:  Erika Taibl, Director of Communications and Marketing
  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling Louisiana      I      Stronger Together 2021-2022 Calendar      I      Submitted by:  Regina McMillan, Public Information Coordinator - Special Programs

Honorable Mention

  • Berkley School District, Oak Park Michigan      I      All Are Welcome Here: 2021-22 Berkley School District Calendar      I      Submitted by:  Jessica Stilger, Director of Communications
  • Carmel Central School District, Yorktown Heights New York      I      Carmel Central School District 2021-22 Calendar      I      Submitted by:  Suzanne Kaminkow, Communications Specialist
  • Donovan Group, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania      I      Malden Public Schools 2021-22 School Calendar      I      Submitted by:  Liam Goldrick, Partner
  • East Syracuse Minoa CSD, East Syracuse, New York      I       Prepared to Excel - Daring to Dream: 2021-2022 ESM Calendar      I      Submitted by:  Marcia Kelley, School Information Officer
  • Marion County Public Schools, Ocala Florida     I       MCPS 2021-2022 School Calendar      I      Submitted by:  Kevin Christian, APR, CPRC, Director of Public Relations
  • MOBOCES, Verona, New York     I       Canastota CSD Annual Calendar, 2021-22 school year      I      Submitted by:  Sapna Kollali, Public Relations Coordinator
  • Pittsford Schools, Pittsford , New York      I      Pittsford Central School District Calendar of Schedules and Events      I      Submitted by:  Nancy Wayman, Director of Communication
  • York County School Division, Yorktown, Virginia      I      2021-22 Student Calendar      I      Submitted by:  Katherine Goff, Public Relations and Communications Officer

E-Newsletter (External Audience)

Excellence

  • AASA, The School Superintendents Association, Alexandria, Virginia       I      AASA Conference Daily Online - 2022       I      Submitted by: Jay P. Goldman, Editor, School Administrator Magazine
  • Bend-La Pine Schools, Bend, Oregon        I      Family Spotlight       I      Submitted by: Alandra Johnson, Assistant Director of Communication
  • Coppell ISD, Coppell, Texas Coppell ISD        I      Informed Newsletter        I      Submitted by: Amanda Simpson, Director of Communications
  • Dayton Public Schools, Dayton, Ohio        I      DPS Connection Newsletter       I       Submitted by: Alexandra Kincaid, Director, Public Information Office
  • Diamond Lake School District 76, Mundelein, Illinois       I       The Diamond Edge        I      Submitted by: Eric Hansen, Director of Technology and Communications
  • Downers Grove Grade School District 58, Downers Grove, Illinois        I      Communicate 58 Newsletter        I      Submitted by: Megan Hewitt, Community Relations Coordinator
  • Falls Church City Public Schools, Falls Church, Virginia        I      The Morning Announcements       I       Submitted by: Marybeth Connelly, Community Outreach Director
  • Gilbert Public Schools, Gilbert, Arizona        I      Connect, Create, Care District Family Newsletter        I      Submitted by: Dawn Antestenis, Director of Communications and Marketing
  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, North Carolina       I       GCS Information Ambassador Newsletter        I      Submitted by: Joshua Leeper, Program Administrator - Communications
  • Hendrick Hudson School District, Yorktown Heights, New York       I       The Lanyard Digital Newsletter        I      Submitted by: Karen Hoffman, Communications Specialist
  • High School District 214, Arlington Heights, Illinois        I      Discover 214: A Round up of stories, news and events from High School District 214        I      Submitted by: Linda Ashida, Project Manager
  • Highline Public Schools, Burien, Washington       I       Keeping Our Promise - school construction e-newsletter        I      Submitted by: Rosie Eades, Communications Specialist
  • Katy ISD Communications Department, Katy,        I      Texas Gold Card News        I      Submitted by: Andrea Grooms, Chief Communications Officer
  • Lake Travis ISD, Austin, Texas        I      School Matters        I      Submitted by: Cheryal Loosmore, Communications Specialist
  • Lisle District 202, Lisle, Illinois Lisle       I       202 Points of Pride Parent Newsletter        I      Submitted by: Jenna Engler, Communications Coordinator 
  • Newton County School System, Covington, Georgia       I       NCSS Month-in-Review        I      Submitted by: Sherri Partee, Director of Public Relations
  • Norfolk Public Schools, Norfolk, Virginia       I       NPS Now Newsletter        I      Submitted by: Madeline Curott, Marketing & Media Relations Coordinator
  • Pittsford Schools, Pittsford, New York        I      Superintendent's eNewsletter        I      Submitted by: Nancy Wayman, Director of Communication
  • Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES, Yorktown Heights, New York        I      Justin Naclerio Makes Waves at Electric Boat        I      Submitted by: Fiona Mitchell, Communications Specialist
  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, New York        I      Hudson Highlights        I      Submitted by: Dan Sherman, Director of Communications and Meghan Tice, Communications Specialist
  • Red Clay Consolidated School District, Wilmington, Delaware        I      This Week in Red Clay        I      Submitted by: Taylor Green, Chief Communications Officer
  • Reynolds School District, Fairview, Oregon       I       Superintendent's E-Newsletter        I      Submitted by: Stefanie Hines, Community Engagement & Volunteer Specialist
  • Rockford Public School 205, Rockford, Illinois       I       What's LIVE on the 205 VIBE: December 2021 & March 2022 Newsletters        I      Submitted by: CathyBayer-Eberle, Senior Communications Manager
  • Romoland School District, Homeland, California       I       Romoland Roundup        I      Submitted by: Madison Arreola, Communications/Special Projects Coordinator
  • San Diego Unified School District, San Diego, California       I       2021-22 “BetterSD” eBlast       I       Submitted by: Maureen Magee, Communications Director
  • Schenectady City School District, Schenectady, New York        I      Superintendent's Brief        I      Submitted by: Karen Corona, District Director of Communication & Public Relations
  • Seneca Valley School District, Harmony, Pennsylvania        I      Raider Pride E-Newsletter        I      Submitted by: Katie Huttinger, Communications Specialist
  • Somers Central School District, Yorktown Heights, New York       I       Tusker Nation Newsletter       I       Submitted by: Amanda Bergen, Communications Specialist

Merit 

  • Alameda County Office of Education, Hayward, California        I      COVID-19 Newsletters - Spring 2021 S       I      ubmitted by: Michelle Smith McDonald, Director of Communications and Public Affairs
  • Donovan Group, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania       I       Rose Tree Media School District Board of School Directors Update        I      Submitted by: Liam Goldrick, Partner
  • Hacienda La Puente Unified School District, Hacienda Heights, California        I      Superintendent's Updates       I      Submitted by: Judy Fancher, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent
  • Hawaii State Department of Education, Honolulu, Hawaii       I       HIDOE Ho‘oha‘aheo Monthly Newsletter        I      Submitted by: Nanea Kalani, Communications Director
  • Katonah-Lewisboro School District, Yorktown Heights, New York Katonah-Lewisboro School District e-Newsletter Submitted by: Lenore Person, Communications Specialist
  • Mt. Diablo Unified School District, Concord, California        I      Mt. Diablo Unified School District "Friday Letter"        I      Submitted by: Theresa Harrington, Public Information Officer
  • Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES, Yorktown Heights, New York        I      Tech Talk Online        I      Submitted by: Karen Thornton, Communications Specialist
  • Robbinsdale Area Schools, New Hope, Minnesota       I       ‘We R All In’ DEI e-newsletter       I       Submitted by: Derrick Williams, Senior Marketing and Communications Specialist
  • San Bernardino Co. Superintendents of Schools, San Bernardino, California       I       Inspiration       I       Submitted by: Jenny Owen, Director of Communications and Intergovernmental Relations
  • School District of Clayton, Clayton, Missouri        I      eNews        I      Submitted by: Christopher Tennill, APR, Chief Communications Officer
  • Sherman ISD, Sherman, Texas        I      Bearcat Connect Newsletter        I      Submitted by: Arena Blake, Director of Communications 
  • Spring ISD, Houston, Texas        I      Spring Board        I      Submitted by: Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications
  • St. Tammany Parish Public Schools, Covington, Louisiana        I      St. Tammany Parish Public Schools Enewsletter        I      Submitted by: Angela Daviston Dugan, Communications Manager

Honorable Mention

  • CESA 7, Green Bay, Wisconsin        I      This is C7 Newsletter        I      Submitted by: Dean Leisgang, Director of Communications
  • DuPage High School District 88, Addison, Illinois       I       DuPage High School District 88 Electronic Newsletter        I      Submitted by: Dani Brink, Director of Community Relations
  • Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools - USD 500, Kansas City, Kansas       I       Excellence at a Glance       I       Submitted by: Edwin Birch, Executive Director of Communications & Marketing
  • Linn-Mar Community School District, Marion, Iowa       I       District Newsletter        I      Submitted by: Caitlin Wiedenheft, Communications Assistant
  • Longview ISD Education Support, Longview, Texas        I      The Longview Voice - Digital        I      Submitted by: Elizabeth Ross, Multimedia Director
  • Newton County School System, Covington, Georgia       I       NCSS Board Notes        I      Submitted by: Sherri Partee, Director of Public Relations
  • Olympia School District, Olympia, Washington       I       OSD Spotlight on Success Newsletters        I      Submitted by: Susan Gifford, Executive Director of Communications and Community Relations
  • Orange County Schools, Hillsborough, North Carolina       I       BOARD Matters        I      Submitted by: Melany Stowe, Chief of Communications
  • Placer County Office of Education, Auburn, California       I       Gold in Education Community Newsletter        I      Submitted by: Michelle Eklund, Chief Communications Officer
  • Shenandoah County Public Schools, Woodstock, Virginia        I      We Are SCPS Newsletter        I      Submitted by: Timothy Taylor, Supervisor of Instructional Technology
  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin,        I      Texas Policy Spotlight        I      Submitted by: Christina Velasquez
  • Williamsville Central School District, East Amherst, New York Christina VelasquezWCSD Weekly Update Christina VelasquezSubmitted by: Nick Filipowski, Director of Communications

E-Newsletter (Internal Audience)

Excellence

  • Bethel School District, Spanaway, Washington     I     Staff News      I    Submitted by: Conor Christofferson, Assistant Director of Communications
  • Columbus City Schools, Columbus, Ohio     I     Core Report      I    Submitted by: Nancy Burton, Communications Specialist
  • Dayton Public Schools, Dayton, Ohio     I     PIO News Briefs      I    Submitted by: Alexandra Kincaid, Director, Public Information Office
  • Gresham-Barlow School District, Gresham, Oregon     I     The Insider: Gresham-Barlow School District's Employee Newsletter      I    Submitted by: Athena Vadnais, APR, Communications Director
  • Harmony Public Schools, Houston, Texas     I     Happening at Harmony      I    Submitted by: John Boyd, Chief Communications & Marketing Officer
  • New Hanover County Schools, Wilmington, North Carolina     I     Inside NHCS      I    Submitted by: Christina Beam, Marketing Specialist
  • Parkway School District, Chesterfield, Missouri     I     Inside Parkway Employee Newsletter      I    Submitted by: Paul Tandy, Chief Communications Officer
  • Rockland BOCES, West Nyack, New York     I     NRCSD Community Update      I    Submitted by: Scott Salotto, Director of Communications and Governmental Relations

Merit 

  • Cherokee County School District, Canton, Georgia     I     District Delegate      I    Submitted by: Barbara Jacoby, Chief Communications Officer
  • Chesterfield County Public Schools, Midlothian, Virginia     I     Monday Message      I    Submitted by: Leigh Ann McKelway, writer-editor
  • Clover Park SD, Lakewood, Washington     I     News Briefs      I    Submitted by: Ben Miller, Community Relations Manager
  • Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, Missouri     I     Sharing the Gold      I    Submitted by: Aurora Meyer, Communication Manager

Honorable Mention

  • Avondale Elementary School District, Avondale, Arizona     I     All Things Avondale      I    Submitted by: Avondale ESD, 
  • Hickory Public Schools, Hickory, North Carolina     I     A Glance at 2021, HPS Highlights      I    Submitted by: Beverly Snowden, Director of Communications
  • Jackson County School System, Jefferson, Georgia     I     Jackson County School System Monday Memo      I    Submitted by: Andrea Briscoe, Public Relations Officer
  • KCKPS 500, Kansas City, Kansas     I     What's Happening in KCKPS!      I    Submitted by: Edwin Birch, Executive Director of Communications & Marketing
  • Marion County Public Schools, Ocala, Florida     I     FASTfacts      I    Submitted by: Kevin Christian, APR, CPRC, Director of Public Relations

Excellence in Writing

Excellence

  • Bethel School District, Spanaway, Washington     I     From Zoomies to Roomies      I    Submitted by:  Douglas Boyles, Communications Director
  • Bethel School District, Spanaway, Washington     I     School Board Profile: Terrance M. Mayers Sr.      I    Submitted by:  Conor Christofferson, Assistant Director of Communications
  • Bethel School District, Spanaway, Washington     I     Helping students find their voice      I    Submitted by:  Douglas Boyles, Director of Communication
  • Coppell ISD, Coppell, Texas     I     Spotlight on Redefining Success: East Student A.B. Perk Foodie Fridays Segment      I    Submitted by:  Amanda Simpson, Director of Communications
  • Dayton Public Schools, Dayton, Ohio     I     5-star DPS preschools set students up for long-term success      I    Submitted by:  Alexandra Kincaid, Director, Public Information Office
  • DoDEA, Alexandria, Virginia     I     "Treated like all of the rest" Melvin Gilmer recalls experiences as one of DoDEA's first African American students      I    Submitted by:  Miranda Ferguson, Public Affairs Officer
  • Dysart Unified School District, Surprise, Arizona     I     Little Miss Brown      I    Submitted by:  Renee Ryon, Director of Communications and Public Relations
  • Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania     I     Arts, Music Programs Find New Creativity During Pandemic, Continue to Thrive      I    Submitted by:  Bonnie Berzonski, Coordinator of Communications
  • Gilbert Public Schools, Phoenix, Arizona     I     Bill Bitter to retire after more than 40 Years with GPS      I    Submitted by:  Kailey Latham, Communications Specialist
  • Grand Island Public Schools, Grand Island, Nebraska     I     Grand Island Public Schools on CRT, Library Books, and Equity      I    Submitted by:  Mitchell Roush, Director of Communications & Marketing
  • Harmony Public Schools, Houston, Texas     I     What is a charter school?      I    Submitted by:  John Boyd, Chief Communications & Marketing Officer
  • Howard-Suamico School District, Green Bay, Wisconsin     I     Paving the Way - the Kira Mevis story      I    Submitted by:  Brian Nicol, Director of Communications
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools - Kalamazoo, MI, Kalamazoo, Michigan     I     Tyrell Shaff: Insight Into Life Through the Lens of a Camera      I    Submitted by:  Susan Coney, Executive Director of Marketing and Communications
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools - Kalamazoo, MI, Kalamazoo, Michigan     I     Planting the Seeds to Grow Future Doctors      I    Submitted by:  Susan Coney, Executive Director of Marketing and Communications
  • Katonah-Lewisboro School District, Yorktown Heights, New York     I     Beyond Black History Month, DEI – A Year-Round Focus      I    Submitted by:  Lenore Person, Communications Specialist
  • Minnetonka Public Schools, Minnetonka, Minnesota     I     Student Ideas Inspire a New Treat for a Day at Snuffy’s Malt Shop      I    Submitted by:  Mary Cornelius, Communications Specialist
  • MOBOCES, Verona, New York     I     “The Tale of the Tooth Fairy Letter”      I    Submitted by:  Sapna Kollali, Public Relations Coordinator
  • MOBOCES, Verona, New York     I     “MOBOCES helps Oneida Indian Nation with children’s books in Native language”      I    Submitted by:  Sapna Kollali, Public Relations Coordinator
  • Mount Olive School Distict, Islip, New York     I     Exploring big ideas: students examine race, class, and gender      I    Submitted by:  Michael Cravotta, Publications Coordinator
  • New Hanover County Schools, Wilmington, North Carolina     I     'You a Queen': Taniyah Harris Joins Homecoming Court      I    Submitted by:  Christina Beam, Marketing Specialist
  • New Hanover County Schools, Wilmington, North Carolina     I     Still She Rose: Black History Month Through Angela Henry's Wilmington      I    Submitted by:  Christina Beam, Marketing Specialist
  • New Hanover County Schools, Wilmington, North Carolina     I     On-Call Team to the Rescue      I    Submitted by:  Christina Beam, Marketing Specialist
  • Newton County School System, Covington, Georgia     I     Liberty Lifesaver      I    Submitted by:  Sherri Partee, Director of Public Relations
  • Newton County School System, Covington, Georgia     I     Livingston Firefighter      I    Submitted by:  Sherri Partee, Director of Public Relations
  • Newton County School System, Covington, Georgia     I     Alumni Spotlight: Shamus Mulvihill      I    Submitted by:  Sherri Partee, Director of Public Relations
  • Olympia School District, Olympia, Washington     I     Refugees find success at Capital High School      I    Submitted by:  Susan Gifford, Executive Director of Communications and Community Relations
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, New York     I     OHM BOCES Taps into Nature with Maple Syrup Production      I    Submitted by:  Jean Palmer, Senior Public Relations Specialist
  • Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES, Yorktown Heights, New York     I     Law Enforcement Alum Sworn into Ossining Police Department      I    Submitted by:  Karen Thornton, Communications Specialist
  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, New York     I     One Year Later, One Year Stronger      I    Submitted by:  Dan Sherman, Director of Communications
  • Redwood City School District, Redwood City, California     I     Differentiated Instruction: Meeting the Needs of All RCSD Students      I    Submitted by:  Jorge Quintana, Director of Communications
  • Redwood City School District, Redwood City, California     I     Kindness, Empathy, and Compassion: RCSD Students Learn More than Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic      I    Submitted by:  Jorge Quintana, Director of Communications
  • Robbinsdale Area Schools, New Hope, Minnesota     I     Building music repertoire in Robbinsdale Area Schools      I    Submitted by:  Derrick Williams, Senior Marketing and Communications Specialist
  • Robbinsdale Area Schools, New Hope, Minnesota     I     Cooper High School girls basketball ‘We Believe’ statement      I    Submitted by:  Derrick Williams, Senior Marketing and Communications Specialist
  • San Diego County Office of Education, San Diego, California     I     Shaping a ‘Bright Future’ for Students in Our Care      I    Submitted by:  Music Watson, Chief of Staff
  • Sherman ISD, Sherman, Texas     I     Singing What’s Left Unsung: Post-Adjudication Students Place in National Songwriting Contest      I    Submitted by:  Todd Kleiboer, Communications Specialist
  • Southern Westchester BOCES, Harrison, New York     I     Hall of Fame Induction      I    Submitted by:  Alicia Smith, Public Relations Specialist
  • Southern Westchester BOCES, Harrison, New York     I     Animal Science First Aid      I    Submitted by:  Alicia Smith, Public Relations Specialist
  • Spring ISD, Houston, Texas     I     Spring ISD Senior Accepted to Every Ivy League School and Headed to Harvard This Fall      I    Submitted by:  Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications
  • Spring ISD, Houston, Texas     I     SHSU tutor returns to her elementary school to provide accelerated instruction      I    Submitted by:  Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications
  • Spring ISD, Houston, Texas     I     Spring ISD Board Names Lupita Hinojosa as Lone Finalist for Superintendent      I    Submitted by:  Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications
  • Springdale Public Schools, Springdale, Arkansas     I     Har-Ber Aviation Program Helps Students Soar      I    Submitted by:  Trent Jones, Communications Director
  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, Louisiana     I     The Big Apple: Superintendent's 2022 Teachers of the Year Speech      I    Submitted by:  Regina McMillan, Public Information Coordinator - Special Programs
  • Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, Washington     I     iPad unlocks new world for Ben and other students with communication challenges      I    Submitted by:  Nora Doyle, Strategic Communications Manager
  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, Texas     I     Ballot Box Shifts: As school bond support waves, districts must focus on how to win over voters      I    Submitted by:  Melissa Roberts
  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, Texas     I     Tenacious and Committed: Portrait of a Public Ed advocate      I    Submitted by:  Sylvia Wood

Merit 

  • Briarcliff Manor School District, Yorktown Heights, New York     I     Briarcliff Middle School Earns the Coveted Apple Distinguished School Designation      I    Submitted by:  Maytal Wichman, Communications Specialist
  • Columbus City Schools, Columbus, Ohio     I     District's Digital Academy Creates Life-Long Bond Between Student and Teacher      I    Submitted by:  Nancy Burton, Communications Specialist
  • Coppell ISD, Coppell, Texas     I     Redefining Success: Dyslexia and CHS Junior Emily Fischetti      I    Submitted by:  Amanda Simpson, Director of Communications
  • Dayton Public Schools, Dayton, Ohio     I     Advanced Manufacturing student receives hands-on, real-world experience through internship      I    Submitted by:  Alexandra Kincaid, Director, Public Information Office
  • Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD, Saginaw, Texas     I     In Remembrance: Memorial Plaza Tribute      I    Submitted by:  Megan Overman, Senior Communications Officer
  • Fargo Public Schools, Fargo, North Dakota     I     Carrying on the Veterans Day Family Tradition      I    Submitted by:  Adam Watts, Communications Specialist
  • Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania     I     Unified Soccer Team Builds on District's Inclusion Efforts      I    Submitted by:  Bonnie Berzonski, Coordinator of Communications
  • Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania     I     FCASD Makes Strides on Diversity      I    Submitted by:  Bonnie Berzonski, Coordinator of Communications
  • Gwinnett County Public Schools, Suwanee, Georgia     I     Meeting the Needs of Our Students Story      I    Submitted by:  Laura Nurse, APR, Director of Publications and Public Information
  • Houston St. Thomas High School, Houston, Texas     I     From Long Island To Long Star      I    Submitted by:  Keith Calkins, Director of Communications
  • Houston St. Thomas High School, Houston, Texas     I     Rarest Three Of A Kind      I    Submitted by:  Keith Calkins, Director of Communications
  • Longview ISD, Longview, Texas     I     Learn More During ADHD Awareness Month      I    Submitted by:  Elizabeth Ross, Multimedia Director
  • Mahopac Central School District, Yorktown Heights, New York     I     For the Love of Reading      I    Submitted by:  Debra West, Communications Specialist
  • New Hanover County Schools, Wilmington, North Carolina     I     'You Saved My Life': Forest Hills Teacher Rescues Student from Choking      I    Submitted by:  Christina Beam, Marketing Specialist
  • Newton County School System, Covington, Georgia     I     Mansfield Teacher Gets $7,000 Haircut for Cancer Research      I    Submitted by:  Sherri Partee, Director of Public Relations
  • North Salem Central School District, Yorktown Heights, New York     I     Holocaust Project Focuses on the Individuals      I    Submitted by:  Sarah Divi, Communications Specialist
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, New York     I     P-TECH Students Face Off in Engineering Wars      I    Submitted by:  Jean Palmer, Supervisor of Communications & Printing
  • Redwood City School District, Redwood City, California     I     A Welcoming Environment to Meet the Needs of New Students. San Mateo County Education Leaders Take Note of RCSD’s Work to Guide Newcomer Students      I    Submitted by:  Jorge Quintana, Director of Communications
  • Redwood City School District, Redwood City, California     I     Back to School: Life-long Learner Returns to Campus      I    Submitted by:  Jorge Quintana, Director of Communications
  • Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools, Savannah, Georgia     I     'Ready to move forward to school'      I    Submitted by:  Stacy Jennings, Director of Communications
  • Sherman ISD, Sherman, Texas     I     Bearcat Builders: Students Construct Their Own Futures      I    Submitted by:  Todd Kleiboer, Communications Specialist
  • Spring ISD, Houston, Texas     I     New Barbering Academy at Westfield HS Creates Pathway to Career Success      I    Submitted by:  Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications
  • Spring ISD, Houston, Texas     I     From ESL to Rice University, How One Dekaney HS Student Overcame the Odds      I    Submitted by:  Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications
  • Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, Washington     I     Voter-approved tech investments give students, families new learning flexibility      I    Submitted by:  Nora Doyle, Strategic Communications Manager
  • Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, Washington     I     Nothing beats firsthand experience for students exploring healthcare career options      I    Submitted by:  Nora Doyle, Strategic Communications Manager

Honorable Mention

  • Bedford Central School District, Yorktown Heights, New York     I     West Patent Students Explore Emotions Through Art      I    Submitted by:  J Garry, Communications Specialist
  • Brewster Central School District, Yorktown Heights, New York     I     Wells Middle Schoolers Make Personal Connections to Book      I    Submitted by:  Jennifer Garry, Communications Specialist
  • Briarcliff Manor School District, Yorktown Heights, New York     I     Students Gain Technology Skills and Socialize by Volunteering at the Technology Helpdesk      I    Submitted by:  Maytal Wichman, Communications Specialist
  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, New York     I     Winter Concert marks return of Poland bands, choirs as music classes get back closer to full swing      I    Submitted by:  Emily Popek, Assistant Program Manager
  • Cherokee County School District, Canton, Georgia     I     2021 Teacher of the Year School Winner Profiles      I    Submitted by:  Barbara Jacoby, Chief Communications Officer
  • CiTi BOCES, Mexico, New York     I     LONGTIME SOUTH SENECA ELEMENTARY AIDE SAVES A STUDENT’S LIFE      I    Submitted by:  CiTi PR, Public Information Coordinator
  • CiTi BOCES, Mexico, New York     I     College Versus Trade School: Lansing student “paves the way” for hybrid learning      I    Submitted by:  CiTi PR, Public Information Coordinator
  • Columbus City Schools, Columbus, Ohio     I     Columbus Promise - Superintendent Speech      I    Submitted by:  Christian Ross, Communications Coordinator
  • Dallas ISD, Dallas, Texas     I     Voices: Ndayishimiye Innocent      I    Submitted by:  Sandra Verduzco, Executive Director, Marketing
  • DoDEA, Alexandria, Virginia     I     How to change the narrative of educational equity      I    Submitted by:  Wendy Liu, Public Affairs Specialist (Internal Comms)
  • DoDEA, Alexandria, Virginia     I     Schools exchange cultures across DoDEA with 'culture boxes'      I    Submitted by:  Wendy Liu, Public Affairs Specialist (Internal Comms)
  • Donovan Group, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania     I     Intentional Communication - Effective conversations in a time of discord and division      I    Submitted by:  Liam Goldrick, Partner
  • Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania     I     Messages from the Superintendent      I    Submitted by:  Bonnie Berzonski, Coordinator of Communications
  • Los Angeles County Office of Education, Downey, California     I     Addressing the mental health crisis: School social workers needed      I    Submitted by:  Elizabeth Graswich, Executive Director of Communications
  • Mahopac Central School District, Yorktown Heights, New York     I     Middle School Newspaper Seeks Hero Journalists      I    Submitted by:  Debra West, Communications Specialist
  • Newton County School System, Covington, Georgia     I     Alumni Spotlight: Thomas Kephart      I    Submitted by:  Sherri Partee, Director of Public Relations
  • North Salem Central School District, Yorktown Heights, New York     I     PQ Concentrates on the Cube      I    Submitted by:  Sarah Divi, Communications Specialist
  • Panama-Buena Vista Union School District, Bakersfield, California     I     Telling Our Story With Our Diverse Community      I    Submitted by:  Kelsey Brackett, Director, Communications & Family Engagement
  • Pawling Central School District, Yorktown Heights, New York     I     PRIDE Students Go Green...and Red!      I    Submitted by:  Alison Pratt, Communications Specialist
  • Pittsford Schools, Pittsford, New York     I     Pittsford Central School District Reopening Plans and Supports      I    Submitted by:  Nancy Wayman, Director of Communication
  • Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES, Yorktown Heights, New York     I     Culinary Grad Cooks Up New Adventure      I    Submitted by:  Fiona Mitchell, Communications Specialist
  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, New York     I     District Superintendent column      I    Submitted by:  Dan Sherman, Director of Communications and Dr. Gladys Cruz, District Superintendent
  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, New York     I     District Insights: About the Budget Proposal      I    Submitted by:  Dan Sherman, Director of Communications and Meghan Tice, Communications Specialist
  • Reynolds School District, Fairview, Oregon     I     Superintendent's Letter to the Reynolds Community      I    Submitted by:  Stefanie Hines, Community Engagement & Volunteer Specialist
  • San Elizario Independent School District, San Elizario, Texas     I     El Día de Los Muertos The Day of the Dead      I    Submitted by:   Dr. Jeannie Meza-Chavez, Superintendent
  • San Elizario ISD, San Elizario, Texas     I     GEMS Library Club builds relationships      I    Submitted by:   Dr. Jeannie Meza-Chavez, Superintendent 
  • Sherman ISD, Sherman, Texas     I     SISD Takes Part in College and Career Week      I    Submitted by:  Arena Blake, Director of Communications 
  • Somers Central School District, Yorktown Heights, New York     I     Somers Middle School WIN Program Meets Students Where They Need It      I    Submitted by:  Maria Duncan, Communications Specialist
  • Somers Central School District, Yorktown Heights, New York     I     Somers High School Humanities Students Investigate Genocide      I    Submitted by:  Maria Duncan, Communications Specialist
  • Southern Westchester BOCES, Harrison, New York     I     Principals' Promise Academy      I    Submitted by:  Alicia Smith, Public Relations Specialist
  • Spring ISD, Houston, Texas     I     Spring ISD Board President Shares Family Ties to Black History Month      I    Submitted by:  Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications
  • Spring ISD, Houston, Texas     I     Achieving Success Alternative Program Offers Another Path to a Diploma for Spring ISD students      I    Submitted by:  Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications
  • St. Vrain Valley Schools, Longmont, Colorado     I     Public Education, Our Greatest Investment      I    Submitted by:  Don Haddad, Superintendent
  • St. Vrain Valley Schools, Longmont, Colorado     I     Building Readers for Life      I    Submitted by:  Eunice Peinado, Marketing and Communications Specialist
  • St. Vrain Valley Schools, Longmont, Colorado     I     How might we...      I    Submitted by:  Caroline Chutkow, Communications Manager

Finance Publication

Excellence

  • Deer Valley USD, Phoenix, Arizona     I     DVUSD Special Report to the Community - Showing a Return on Your Investment 2021-2022      I    Submitted by: Monica Allread, Director
  • HCDE, Houston, Texas     I     Popular Annual Financial Report      I    Submitted by: Dave Einsel, Director of Communications
  • HCDE, Houston, Texas     I     Cost Savings Report      I    Submitted by: Dave Einsel, Director of Communications
  • Pittsford Schools, Pittsford, New York     I     PCSD Budget Vote Newsletter      I    Submitted by: Nancy Wayman, Director of Communication
  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, New York     I     Tentative Budget Document      I    Submitted by: Dan Sherman, Director of Communications,  Kim Vigars, Graphic Designer and Jennifer Mulligan, Business Office
  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, New York     I     Capital Project Newsletter      I    Submitted by: Dan Sherman, Director of Communications, Brian Radewitz, Communications Specialist and Kim Vigars, Graphic Designer
  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, New York     I     Budget Newsletter      I    Submitted by: Dan Sherman, Director of Communications,  Meghan Tice, Communications Specialist and Kim Vigars, Graphic Designer
  • Spring ISD, Houston, Texas     I     Spring ISD Popular Annual Financial Report      I    Submitted by: Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications

Merit 

  • Chesterfield County Public Schools, Midlothian, Virginia     I     FY 2023 proposed operating budget      I    Submitted by: Leigh Ann McKelway, writer-editor
  • CiTi BOCES, Mexico, New York     I     Hannibal CSD Budget      I    Submitted by: CiTi PR, Public Information Coordinator
  • Hampton City Schools, Hampton, Virginia     I     Hampton City Schools: Budget at a Glance      I    Submitted by: Kellie Goral, Executive Director of PR & Marketing
  • Southern Westchester BOCES, Harrison, New York     I     SWBOCES 2022-23 Budget Book      I    Submitted by: Brian Howard, Director of Communications

Honorable Mention

  • Broadablin-Perth Central School District, Broadalbin, New York     I     Patriot Press: 2021 Special Budget Edition      I    Submitted by: Michele Kelley, Director of Internal & External Relations
  • Cherokee County School District, Canton, Georgia     I     2022 Financial Facts      I    Submitted by: Barbara Jacoby, Chief Communications Officer
  • Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD, Fort Worth, Texas     I     2021 Legislative Priorities      I    Submitted by: Kristin Barnes, Communications Specialist
  • Syntax Communication, Farmingville, New York     I     Bond Campaign      I    Submitted by: Corinne Morton, CEO
  • Syntax Communication, Farmingville, New York     I     Bond Campaign      I    Submitted by: Corinne Morton, CEO
  • Ysleta Independent School District, El Paso, Texas     I     2021-22 Budget Book      I    Submitted by: Daniel Martinez, Associate Superintendent of Public Relations
  • Ysleta ISD, El Paso, Texas     I     2021 Debt Disclosure Book      I    Submitted by: Daniel Martinez, Associate Superintendent of Public Relations

Handbook

Excellence

  • Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES, Olean, New York     I     CA BOCES Exceptional Education Teacher Aide Handbook - Designer: Jen Rickert      I    Submitted by: Jessica Golley, Marketing, Brand & Communication Coordinator
  • Chesapeake Public Schools, Chesapeake, Virginia     I     Chesapeake Public Schools Communications Guide      I    Submitted by: Rachel Haywood, Digital Media Specialist
  • Chesterfield County Public Schools, Midlothian, Virginia     I     Parent handbook 2021-22      I    Submitted by: Leigh Ann McKelway, writer-editor
  • Fort Bend ISD, Sugar Land, Texas     I     2022-23 FBISD High School Course Selection Guide      I    Submitted by: Veronica Sopher, Chief Communications Officer
  • Harmony Public Schools, Houston, Texas     I     Harmony Public Schools Back to School Playbook 2021-22      I    Submitted by: John Boyd, Chief Communications & Marketing Officer
  • Memphis-Shelby County Schools, Memphis, Tennessee     I     Return Stronger S.A.F.E. School Re-Entry Plan      I    Submitted by: Stefani Everson-Phillips, Director of External Communications

Merit 

  • DoDEA, Manassas, Virginia     I     DoDEA Global Pages Initiative      I    Submitted by: Aaron Talley, Webmaster
  • Fort Wayne Community Schools, Fort Wayne, Indiana     I     Academic Courses and Career Handbook      I    Submitted by: Jennifer Atienzo-Fisher, Director of Communications
  • Jackson County School System, Jefferson, Georgia     I     Jackson County School System Digital Media Policies & Best Practices      I    Submitted by: Andrea Briscoe, Public Relations Officer
  • Pittsford Schools, Pittsford, New York     I     Pittsford Central School District Code of Conduct      I    Submitted by: Nancy Wayman, Director of Communication
  • Reynolds School District, Fairview, Oregon     I     Distance Learning Guidebook      I    Submitted by: Stefanie Hines, Community Engagement & Volunteer Specialist
  • Santa Clara County Office of Education, San Jose, California     I     IMPACT Guide: A Style Guide Of Standards for the Writing, Formatting, And Design at the SCCOE      I    Submitted by: Christina Arpante, Asst. Director, Creative Impact & Public Affairs
  • Spring ISD, Houston, Texas     I     Spring ISD Event Planning Guide and Standards      I    Submitted by: Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications
  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, Louisiana     I     2021-2022 Code of Conduct:  District Handbook      I    Submitted by: Regina McMillan, Public Information Coordinator - Special Programs

Honorable Mention

  • Dayton Public Schools, Dayton, Ohio     I     2021-2022 Communication Manual      I    Submitted by: Alexandra Kincaid, Director, Public Information Office

Infographic

Excellence

  • Arcadia Unified School District, Arcadia, California     I     COVID-19 Infographic      I    Submitted by: Ryan Foran, Chief Communications Officer
  • Beaverton School District, Beaverton, Oregon     I     Mask Upgrade Infographic      I    Submitted by: Shellie Bailey-Shah, Public Communications Officer
  • Berkley School District, Oak Park, Michigan     I     Berkley Schools Quarantine & Isolation Guidelines 2022      I    Submitted by: Jessica Stilger, Director of Communications
  • Chesapeake Public Schools, Chesapeake, Virginia     I     2022-2023 Budget Information Graphic      I    Submitted by: Rachel Haywood, Digital Media Specialist
  • Dallas ISD, Dallas, Texas     I     2020-2021 Marketing End of Year Report      I    Submitted by: Sandra Verduzco, Executive Director of Marketing
  • Fayette County Public Schools, Fayetteville, Georgia     I     COVID-19 Decision Chart      I    Submitted by: Melinda Dreisbach, Public Information Coordinator
  • Grand Island Public Schools, Grand Island, Nebraska     I     GIPS - 8th Grade Islander Extravaganza 2022 Infographic      I    Submitted by: Mitchell Roush, Director of Communications & Marketing
  • Hamilton Southeastern Schools, Fishers, Indiana     I     HSE Fast Facts      I    Submitted by: Emily Abbotts, Director of School and Community Relations
  • Highline Public Schools, Tacoma, Washington     I     Paraeducator Certificate Infographic      I    Submitted by: Mandi LeCompte, Communications Manager
  • Reynolds School District, Fairview, Oregon     I     2020-2021 School Year By the Numbers      I    Submitted by: Beth Fridh, Communications Specialist Admin.
  • Roosevelt School District No. 66, Phoenix, Arizona     I     Social Work Mid-Year Report Infographic      I    Submitted by: Will Argeros, Multimedia Specialist
  • Spring ISD, Houston, Texas     I     Spring ISD At a Glance      I    Submitted by: Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications
  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, Louisiana     I     2021 At a Glance      I    Submitted by: Regina McMillan, Public Information Coordinator - Special Programs
  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, Louisiana     I     `@ Your Fingertips      I    Submitted by: Regina McMillan, Public Information Coordinator - Special Programs
  • West Vancouver Schools, West Vancouver, British Columbia     I     The Opposite of COVID      I    Submitted by: Tricia Buckley, Manager of Communications & Community Engagement 
  • York County School Division, Yorktown, Virginia     I     COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine Protocols      I    Submitted by: Katherine Goff, Public Relations and Communications Officer

Merit 

  • Bethel School District, Spanaway, Washington     I     Transportation Infographic      I    Submitted by: Timra Knox, Graphic Design Manager
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, New York     I     School Tax Bill infographic      I    Submitted by: Jean Palmer, Supervisor of Communications & Printing
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, New York     I     Learning Network & Buzz Learning Management System      I    Submitted by: Jean Palmer, Supervisor of Communications & Printing
  • San Diego Unified School District, San Diego, California     I     Wegeforth Elementary Whole Site Modernization      I    Submitted by: Maureen Magee, Communications Director

Honorable Mention

  • Alameda County Office of Education, Hayward, California     I     COVID-19 Protocol Flowcharts      I    Submitted by: Michelle Smith McDonald, Director of Communications and Public Affairs
  • Ascension Public Schools, Donaldsonville, Louisiana     I     District Commitments      I    Submitted by: Jackie Tisdell, Public Information Officer
  • Ascension Public Schools, Donaldsonville, Louisiana     I     By the Numbers (Quick Facts)      I    Submitted by: Jackie Tisdell, Public Information Officer
  • Coppell ISD, Coppell, Texas     I     CISD at a Glance      I    Submitted by: Amanda Simpson, Director of Communications
  • Coppell ISD, Coppell, Texas     I     CISD Budget Infographic      I    Submitted by: Amanda Simpson, Director of Communications
  • Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES, Saranac Lake, New York     I     Introducing FEHBEE      I    Submitted by: Jessica Collier, Public Information Specialist
  • Hampton City Schools, Hampton, Virginia     I     Hampton City Schools Quality Customer Service Logo      I    Submitted by: Kellie Goral, Executive Director of PR & Marketing
  • Harmony Public Schools, Houston, Texas     I     Our Texas Home      I    Submitted by: John Boyd, Chief Communications & Marketing Officer
  • Minnetonka Public Schools, Minnetonka, Minnesota     I     Minnetonka Alumni Association by the Numbers      I    Submitted by: Daniel Campbell, Creative Director
  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, New York     I     Contact Tracing Charts      I    Submitted by: Dan Sherman, Director of Communications, Kim Vigars, Communications Specialist and Craig Hansen, Director of Health & Safety
  • San Diego Unified School District, San Diego, California     I     By the Numbers      I    Submitted by: Maureen Magee, Communications Director
  • San Diego Unified School District, San Diego, California     I     By the Numbers      I    Submitted by: Maureen Magee, Communications Director
  • San Diego Unified School District, San Diego, California     I     Building Back Better and Mira Mesa High School Projects Fact Sheets      I    Submitted by: Maureen Magee, Communications Director
  • San Elizario ISD, San Elizario, Texas     I     Military Connected Families Banner      I    Submitted by: Dr.  Jeannie Meza-Chavez, Superintendent 
  • San Elizario ISD, San Elizario, Texas     I     Career and Technology Banner      I    Submitted by: Dr.  Jeannie Meza-Chavez, Superintendent 
  • San Elizario ISD, San Elizario, Texas     I     Student Online Academic Registration Banner      I    Submitted by:  Dr. Jeannie Meza-Chavez, Superintendent 
  • Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools, Savannah, Georgia     I     Covid Protocols      I    Submitted by: Stacy Jennings, Director of Communications
  • Spring ISD, Houston, Texas     I     Bus Safety and Crime Prevention Push Cards      I    Submitted by: Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications
  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, Texas     I     How TASB's Advocacy Agenda is Created      I    Submitted by: Tiffany Dunne-Oldfield
  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, Texas     I     The Public Education Dollar at Work      I    Submitted by: Christina Velasquez

Internet/Intranet Website

Excellence

  • CESA 7, Green Bay, Wisconsin     I     CESA 7 Website      I    Submitted by: Dean Leisgang, Director of Communications
  • CiTi BOCES, Mexico, New York     I     Port Byron CSD Website      I    Submitted by: CiTi PR, Public Information Coordinator
  • Edina Public Schools, Edina, Minnesota     I     Edina Public Schools New Website Design and Launch      I    Submitted by: Mary Woitte, Director of Communicatons
  • Glenbrook H.S. District 225, Glenview, Illinois     I     District 225 Website Launch      I    Submitted by: Christina Salonikas, Communications Manager
  • Issaquah School District, Issaquah, Washington     I     Every Student. Every Day.      I    Submitted by: Lesha Engels, Executive Director of Communications
  • Jackson County School System, Jefferson, Georgia     I     Jackson County School System District Website      I    Submitted by: Andrea Briscoe, Public Relations Officer
  • Kansas City Public Schools, Kansas City, Missouri     I     Kansas City Public Schools Website      I    Submitted by: Lynn Goehring, Marketing Manager
  • Minnetonka Public Schools, Minnetonka, Minnesota     I     VANTAGE Website Redesign      I    Submitted by: Daniel Campbell, Creative Director
  • Prosper Independent School District, Prosper, Texas     I     Prosper Promise Website      I    Submitted by: Rachell Kane, Communications Coordinator
  • San Diego County Office of Education, San Diego, California     I     San Diego County Office of Education Website      I    Submitted by: Music Watson, APR, Chief Of Staff 
  • South Washington County Schools, Cottage Grove, Minnesota     I     SoWashCo Website      I    Submitted by: Pepe Barton, Communications Director
  • Troy School District, Troy, Michigan     I     TSD Press Room      I    Submitted by: Kerry Birmingham, Director of Communications and Strategic Initiatives
  • Uplift Education, Dallas, Texas     I     Uplift Education Website Redesign      I    Submitted by: Kimberly Esparza, Communications Coordinator
  • Valley Christian Schools, Chandler, Arizona     I     Valley Christian Schools      I    Submitted by: Bryan Winfrey, Director of Communications & Marketing

Merit 

  • Ascension Public Schools, Donaldsonville, Louisiana     I     AscensionSchools.org      I    Submitted by: Jackie Tisdell, Public Information Officer
  • Beaverton School District, Beaverton, Oregon     I     2022 Proposed Bond Website      I    Submitted by: Shellie Bailey-Shah, Public Communications Officer
  • Dayton Public Schools, Dayton, Ohio     I     Dayton Public Schools Website      I    Submitted by: Alexandra Kincaid, Director, Public Information Office
  • Elyria City Schools, Elyria, Ohio     I     www.elyriaschools.org      I    Submitted by: Amy Higgins, Communication & Organizational Strategy Director
  • Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania     I     Fox Chapel Area School District Website      I    Submitted by: Bonnie Berzonski, Coordinator of Communications
  • Hawthorn District 73, Vernon Hills, Illinois     I     Hawthorn District 73 Website      I    Submitted by: Michael McFarlin, Coordinator of District Communications
  • Hendrick Hudson School District, Yorktown Heights, New York     I     Princeton Plan Transition Web Page      I    Submitted by: Karen Hoffman, Communications Specialist
  • Jackson County Intermediate School District, Jackson, Michigan     I     Jackson Area Career Center Virtual Tour Website      I    Submitted by: Kaci Babineau, Marketing & Special Projects Coordinator
  • Jersey City Public Schools/PS 20 Dr. Maya Angelou Elementary School, Jersey City, New Jersey     I     Mrs. Marck's Kinder Library:  A Parent Guide for Kinder Literacy Resources      I    Submitted by: Julie Marck, Library Media Specialist
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools - Kalamazoo, MI, Kalamazoo, Michigan     I     Kalamazoo Public Schools Website      I    Submitted by: Susan Coney, Executive Director of Marketing and Communications
  • MSD of Lawrence Township, Indianapolis, Indiana     I     District of Destination      I    Submitted by: Dana Altemeyer, Director of Communications
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, New York     I     New Hartford CSD Website      I    Submitted by: Jean Palmer, Supervisor of Communications & Printing
  • Osseo Area Schools - ISD 279, Maple Grove, Minnesota     I     Osseo Area Schools - ISD 279 Website      I    Submitted by: Kay Villella, APR, Community Relations Director
  • Pine-Richland School District, Gibsonia, Pennsylvania     I     Spotlight on Learning Website      I    Submitted by: Rachel Hathhorn, Director of Communications
  • Pulaski County Special School District, Little Rock, Arkansas     I     PCSSD Branding Website      I    Submitted by: Jessica Duff, Executive Director of Communications
  • Richmond Public Schools, Richmond, Virginia     I     Richmond Public Schools' Website Redesign      I    Submitted by: Sarah Abubaker, Associate Director of Advocacy and Outreach
  • San Elizario ISD, San Elizario, Texas     I     Military Connected Families Website (District)      I    Submitted by:  Dr. Jeannie Meza-Chavez, Superintendent
  • San Elizario ISD, San Elizario, Texas     I     San Elizario ISD Online Registration Website      I    Submitted by:  Dr. Jeannie Meza-Chavez, Superintendent
  • School District of Clayton, Clayton, Missouri     I     Claytonschools.net Website      I    Submitted by: Christopher Tennill, APR, Chief Communications Officer
  • Spring ISD, Houston, Texas     I     Spring ISD Website Redesign      I    Submitted by: Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications
  • St. Vrain Valley Schools, Longmont, Colorado     I     Join the #StVrainStorm Website      I    Submitted by: Kerri McDermid, Chief Communications and Global Impact Officer
  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, Texas     I     TASB Benefits Cooperative website      I    Submitted by: Christina Velasquez, 
  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, Texas     I     Lone Star Investment Pool website      I    Submitted by: Christina Velasquez, 
  • Tipp City Exempted Village Schools, Tipp City, Ohio     I     Tipp City Schools Website      I    Submitted by: Liz Robbins, School Community Relations Coordinator
  • Zele Communication, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro     I     I.N.S.P. - New website      I    Submitted by: Jose Oliveira, President PR Regional Council from Brazil

Honorable Mention

  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, New York     I     Bethlehem Central School District Website      I    Submitted by: Emily Popek, Assistant Program Manager
  • CiTi BOCES, Mexico, New York     I     Cato-Meridian CSD New Website      I    Submitted by: CiTi PR, Public Information Coordinator
  • CiTi BOCES, Mexico, New York     I     Moravia CSD Website      I    Submitted by: CiTi PR, Public Information Coordinator
  • CiTi BOCES, Mexico, New York     I     Lansing CSD Website      I    Submitted by: CiTi PR, Public Information Coordinator
  • Columbus City Schools, Columbus, Ohio     I     Columbus City Schools      I    Submitted by: Ryan Schwepfinger, Digital Communications Coordinator
  • Dallas ISD, Dallas, Texas     I     2021-2022 Discover Dallas ISD Web Page      I    Submitted by: Sandra Verduzco, Executive Director of Marketing
  • Dallas ISD, Dallas, Texas     I     2021-2022 This is Home Web Page      I    Submitted by: Sandra Verduzco, Executive Director of Marketing
  • Dallas ISD, Dallas, Texas     I     Digital Marketing Toolkit Web Page      I    Submitted by: Sandra Verduzco, Executive Director of Marketing
  • DuPage High School District 88, Addison, Illinois     I     DuPage High School District 88 website redesign      I    Submitted by: Dani Brink, Director of Community Relations
  • Fort Bend ISD, Sugar Land, Texas     I     Fort Bend ISD Website      I    Submitted by: Veronica Sopher, Chief Communications Officer
  • Garland ISD, Garland, Texas     I     Garland ISD Website Redesign      I    Submitted by: Jasmine Preston, Coordinator of Web Services
  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, North Carolina     I     Reopen. Recover. Reimagine. - Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER)      I    Submitted by: Wanda Edwards, Director of Communications
  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, North Carolina     I     Bond 2020: Construction Projects      I    Submitted by: Wanda Edwards, Director of Communications
  • Hampton City Schools, Hampton, Virginia     I     Hampton City Schools Website      I    Submitted by: Kellie Goral, Executive Director of PR & Marketing
  • Kyrene SD, Tempe, Arizona     I     Kyrene.org/enroll      I    Submitted by: Erin Helm, Executive Director of Communications & Marketing
  • Omaha Public Schools, Omaha, Nebraska     I     Omaha Public Schools Website Redesign      I    Submitted by: Kala Morrissey, Director of Communications
  • San Diego Unified School District, San Diego, California     I     Discover Website Project      I    Submitted by: Maureen Magee, Communications Director
  • San Elizario ISD, San Elizario, Texas     I     Pathway of Champions Website      I    Submitted by:  Dr. Jeannie Meza-Chavez, Superintendent
  • Savannah-Chatham County Public School System, Savannah, Georgia     I     SCCPSS COVID-19 Information Website      I    Submitted by: Sheila Blanco, Public Information Manager
  • Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools, Savannah, Georgia     I     ESPLOST      I    Submitted by: Stacy Jennings, Director of Communications
  • St. Vrain Valley Schools, Longmont, Colorado     I     St. Vrainnovation Magazine Website      I    Submitted by: Kerri McDermid, Chief Communications and Global Impact Officer
  • St. Vrain Valley Schools, Longmont, Colorado     I     New School Websites      I    Submitted by: Kerri McDermid, Chief Communications and Global Impact Officer
  • Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, Washington     I     College, Career, & Counseling Support      I    Submitted by: Rae McNally, Strategic Communications Manager & Webmaster
  • Ysleta ISD, El Paso, Texas     I     College & Career Readiness website      I    Submitted by: Daniel Martinez, Associate Superintendent of Public Relations

Magazine

Excellence

  • AASA, The School Superintendents Association, Alexandria, Virginia     I     School Administrator magazine - September 2021      I    Submitted by: Jay P. Goldman, Editor, School Administrator magazine
  • Adams 12 Five Star Schools, Thornton, Colorado     I     The Focus      I    Submitted by: Christina Dahmen, Communications Manager
  • Chester County Intermediate Unit, Downingtown, Pennsylvania     I     CCIU TCHS 2022-2024 Course Catalog      I    Submitted by: Mary Curley, Director of Communications & Learning Solutions
  • Coppell ISD, Coppell, Texas     I     CISD Our Story Magazine — Fall 2021 Issue      I    Submitted by: Amanda Simpson, Director of Communications
  • Fort Bend ISD, Sugar Land, Texas     I     FBISD Magazine | August 2021 | Back 2 School      I    Submitted by: Veronica Sopher, Chief Communications Officer
  • Houston St. Thomas High School, Houston, Texas     I     "Eagles' Nest" Fall 2021      I    Submitted by: Keith Calkins, Director of Communications
  • Jackson-Madison County Schools, Jackson, Tennessee     I     Our Jackson Home | Special Edition with JMCSS      I    Submitted by: Greg Hammond, Chief of Public Information
  • Kansas City Public Schools, Kansas City, Missouri     I     "Our Voice" Senior Edition      I    Submitted by: Lynn Goehring, Marketing Manager
  • Lewisville Independent School District, Lewisville, Texas     I     The Loop - Fall 2021      I    Submitted by: Amanda Brim, Chief Communications Officer
  • Mansfield Independent School District, Mansfield, Texas     I     Mansfield Today - Fall 2021 Edition      I    Submitted by: Donald Williams, Associate Superintendent of Communications and Marketing
  • Minnetonka Public Schools, Minnetonka, Minnesota     I     Minnetonka Alumni Magazine 2021      I    Submitted by: Daniel Campbell, Creative Director
  • New Hampton School, New Hampton, New Hampshire     I     Hamptonia Fall 2021      I    Submitted by: Katherine Lee, Manager of Advancement Operations
  • Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, Florida     I     Orange Peal      I    Submitted by: Shayla Cannady, Assistant Director, Public Relations
  • Prosper Independent School District, Prosper, Texas     I     Fall 2021 Highlights Magazine      I    Submitted by: Rachell Kane, Communications Coordinator
  • Rogers Public Schools, Rogers, Arkansas     I     Excel      I    Submitted by: Ashley Siwiec, Communications Director
  • St. Vrain Valley Schools, Longmont, Colorado     I     2021-2022 St. Vrainnovation Magazine      I    Submitted by: Kerri McDermid, Chief Communications and Global Impact Officer
  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, Texas     I     Texas Lone Star      I    Submitted by: Sylvia Wood
  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, Texas     I     Texas Lone Star      I    Submitted by: Sylvia Wood

Merit 

  • Bethel School District, Spanaway, Washington     I     Bethel Pride August      I    Submitted by: Timra Knox, Graphics Design Manager
  • Bethel School District, Spanaway, Washington     I     Bethel Pride March/April      I    Submitted by: Timra Knox, Graphic Design Manager
  • Cherokee County School District, Canton, Georgia     I     CCSD Class Act      I    Submitted by: Barbara Jacoby, Chief Communications Officer
  • Fort Bend ISD, Sugar Land, Texas     I     FBISD Magazine | December 2021      I    Submitted by: Veronica Sopher, Chief Communications Officer
  • Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania     I     IN Fox Chapel Area Magazine Summer 2021      I    Submitted by: Bonnie Berzonski, Coordinator of Communications
  • Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania     I     IN Fox Chapel Area Magazine Spring 2021      I    Submitted by: Bonnie Berzonski, Coordinator of Communications
  • Gaston County Schools, Gastonia, North Carolina     I     Gaston County Schools Storybook 2022      I    Submitted by: Todd Hagans, Chief Communications Officer
  • Harmony Public Schools, Houston, Texas     I     Inspiring Futures (Winter/Spring 2021-22)      I    Submitted by: John Boyd, Chief Communications & Marketing Officer
  • Hazelwood School District, Florissant, Missouri     I     HSD News Magazine 2021-2022      I    Submitted by: Michelle Whaley, Communications Specialist 2
  • Texas School Public Relations Association, Austin, Texas     I     TSPRA Communication Matters Magazine, Summer 2021      I    Submitted by: Linsae Snider, Executive director
  • Texas School Public Relations Association, Austin, Texas     I     TSPRA Communication Matters Magazine, Spring 2021      I    Submitted by: Linsae Snider, Executive director
  • Texas School Public Relations Association, Austin, Texas     I     TSPRA Communication Matters Magazine, Fall 2021      I    Submitted by: Linsae Snider, Executive director
  • Texas School Public Relations Association, Austin, Texas     I     TSPRA Communication Matters Magazine, Winter 2022      I    Submitted by: Linsae Snider, Executive Director
  • Zele, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro     I     I.N.S.P. - News for the new scholar year 2022 - Special edition (October 2nd 2021)      I    Submitted by: Jose Oliveira, President PR Regional Council from Brazil

Honorable Mention

  • Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania     I     IN Fox Chapel Area Magazine Winter 2021      I    Submitted by: Bonnie Berzonski, Coordinator of Communications
  • North East ISD, San Antonio, Texas     I     NEISD Discover Magazine      I    Submitted by: Kristina Perez, Publications Specialist

 

Marketing Materials (Digital Media)

Excellence

  • Bethel School District, Spanaway, Washington     I     BSD Job Fair      I    Submitted by: Timra Knox, Graphic Design Manager
  • Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind, Colorado Springs, Colorado     I     This is CSDB!      I    Submitted by: Diane Taylor, School/Community Liaison
  • Dallas ISD, Dallas, Texas     I     2021-2022 Discover Dallas ISD Brochure      I    Submitted by: Sandra Verduzco, Executive Director of Marketing
  • Dallas ISD, Dallas, Texas     I     Discover Dallas ISD webinars social media animated ads      I    Submitted by: Sandra Verduzco, Executive Director of Marketing
  • Donovan Group, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania     I     Back Together at Brilla: 2021 Fall Enrollment Campaign      I    Submitted by: Liam Goldrick, Partner
  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth, Texas     I     Commitment to Classrooms 2021 Informational Bond Video      I    Submitted by: Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer
  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth, Texas     I     Teacher Incentive Allotment Introduction Video      I    Submitted by: Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer
  • Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES, Saranac Lake, New York     I     A Patch of History      I    Submitted by: Jessica Collier, Public Information Specialist
  • Gilbert Public Schools, Gilbert, Arizona     I     Gilbert GOLD      I    Submitted by: Dawn Antestenis, Director of Communications and Marketing
  • Hutchinson Public Schools, Hutchinson, Kansas     I     Hutchinson Virtual School Radio Commercial      I    Submitted by: Marissa Meis, Director of Communications
  • Mixed Media Creations, Lewisville, Texas     I     Best Schools in Texas      I    Submitted by: Liz Radtke, Creative Director
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, New York     I     SABA Presentation      I    Submitted by: Jean Palmer, Supervisor of Communications & Printing
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, New York     I     CTE Pathways Campaign      I    Submitted by: Jean Palmer, Supervisor of Communications & Printing
  • Robbinsdale Area Schools, New Hope, Minnesota     I     Robbinsdale Virtual Academy animated video      I    Submitted by: Derrick Williams, Senior Marketing and Communications Specialist
  • Rockland BOCES, West Nyack, New York     I     Nyack Public Schools - Welcome Back Nyack!      I    Submitted by: Scott Salotto, Director of Communications and Governmental Relations
  • Rockland BOCES, West Nyack, New York     I     Nanuet Union Free Central School District - 2021 Capital Improvements Bond Video      I    Submitted by: Scott Salotto, Director of Communications and Governmental Relations
  • Rockland BOCES, West Nyack, New York     I     Introducing Suffern Central’s New Superintendent of Schools Video      I    Submitted by: Scott Salotto, Director of Communications and Governmental Relations
  • Rockland BOCES, West Nyack, New York     I     Rockland BOCES – Rooted in the Community (2021-22 Branding Video)      I    Submitted by: Scott Salotto, Director of Communications and Governmental Relations
  • Rockland BOCES, West Nyack, New York     I     Rockland BOCES Licensed Practical Nursing - Virtual Tour      I    Submitted by: Scott Salotto, Director of Communications and Governmental Relations
  • Rockland BOCES, West Nyack, New York     I     South Orangetown Central School District - Welcome to the 2021-22 School Year!      I    Submitted by: Scott Salotto, Director of Communications and Governmental Relations
  • Rockland BOCES, West Nyack, New York     I     East Ramapo Central School District - Before and After Videos      I    Submitted by: Scott Salotto, Director of Communications and Governmental Relations
  • Rockland BOCES, West Nyack, New York     I     The Suffern Scoop: A Monthly Series      I    Submitted by: Scott Salotto, Director of Communications and Governmental Relations
  • Rockland BOCES, West Nyack, New York     I     Clarkstown Central School District - Safety First #ThankYouChallenge      I    Submitted by: Scott Salotto, Director of Communications and Governmental Relations
  • Rockland BOCES, West Nyack, New York     I     Clarkstown Central School District - Safety First - Thank you CCSD Transportation      I    Submitted by: Scott Salotto, Director of Communications and Governmental Relations
  • Roosevelt School District No. 66, Phoenix, Arizona     I     Summer 2021 RSD Online Academy Enrollment Campaign      I    Submitted by: Will Argeros, Multimedia Specialist
  • Spring ISD, Houston, Texas     I     Get to Know Our New Superintendent      I    Submitted by: Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications
  • Spring ISD, Houston, Texas     I     Full-Day Pre-K at Spring ISD      I    Submitted by: Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications
  • Spring ISD, Houston, Texas     I     Welcome Back to School      I    Submitted by: Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications
  • Spring ISD, Houston, Texas     I     What is an Additional Days School Year?      I    Submitted by: Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications
  • Valley Christian Schools, Chandler, Arizona     I     VCS Streaming Commercial      I    Submitted by: Bryan Winfrey, Director of Communications & Marketing
  • Volusia County Schools, DeLand, Florida     I     Ultimate Balance of Work and Play      I    Submitted by: Nancy Gonzalez, Community Information Specialist
  • Ysleta ISD, El Paso, Texas     I     Career & Technical Education Digital Ad      I    Submitted by: Daniel Martinez, Associate Superintendent of Public Relations
  • Ysleta ISD, El Paso, Texas     I     2022 YISD Pre-K Recruitment digital ad      I    Submitted by: Daniel Martinez, Associate Superintendent of Public Relations
  • Ysleta ISD, El Paso, Texas     I     YISD Early College HS digital ad      I    Submitted by: Daniel Martinez, Associate Superintendent of Public Relations
  • Ysleta ISD, El Paso, Texas     I     YISD Summer Olympics Ad for Recruitment      I    Submitted by: Daniel Martinez, Associate Superintendent of Public Relations
  • Ysleta ISD, El Paso, Texas     I     Young Women's Leadership Academic digital ad      I    Submitted by: Daniel Martinez, Associate Superintendent of Public Relations

Merit 

  • Clovis Unified School District, Clovis, California     I     Heroes Ad Spot      I    Submitted by: Kelly Avants, APR, Chief Communications Officer
  • Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), Alexandria, Virginia     I     Leadership through Storientation      I    Submitted by: Anne Marie Arnold, Visual Information Specialist
  • Fort Bend ISD, Sugar Land, Texas     I     2022 Fort Bend Education Foundation Gala Save the Date      I    Submitted by: Veronica Sopher, Chief Communications Officer
  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth, Texas     I     Rediscover Fort Worth ISD Commercial      I    Submitted by: Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer
  • Fraser Public Schools, Fraser, Michigan     I     Success Starts With Community - Enrollment Commercials      I    Submitted by: Kristin Ledford, Director of Communications
  • New Hanover County Schools, Wilmington, North Carolina     I     Pre K Showcase: Month of the Young Child      I    Submitted by: Caress Clegg, Administrative Assistant
  • Putnam | Northern Westchester BOCES, Yorktown Heights, New York     I     Family FIVE: Tips for Thriving in Challenging Times      I    Submitted by: Lenore Person, Communications Specialist
  • Rockland BOCES, West Nyack, New York     I     East Ramapo Central School District Final Five Ceremonies Video      I    Submitted by: Scott Salotto, Director of Communications and Governmental Relations
  • Springdale Public Schools, Springdale, Arkansas     I     Bus Driver Campaign      I    Submitted by: Trent Jones, Communications Director
  • Springdale Public Schools, Springdale, Arkansas     I     Finish Strong      I    Submitted by: Trent Jones, Communications Director
  • Waterloo Schools, Waterloo, Iowa     I     Waterloo Career Center #WaterlooProud Campaign      I    Submitted by: Katrina Hemann, Communications Specialist II

Honorable Mention

  • Avondale Elementary School District, Avondale, Arizona     I     District of Choice      I    Submitted by: Avondale ESD, 
  • Dallas ISD, Dallas, Texas     I     Black History Month recipe book      I    Submitted by: Sandra Verduzco, Executive Director of Marketing
  • Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD, Fort Worth, Texas     I     2022 Summer School Options      I    Submitted by: Kristin Barnes, Communications Specialist
  • Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD, Fort Worth, Texas     I     HR Hiring Campaign      I    Submitted by: Dusty Langley, Communications Coordinator
  • Jackson-Madison County Schools, Jackson, Tennessee     I     Open House Week: Video Previews      I    Submitted by: Greg Hammond, Chief of Public Information
  • Kansas City Public Schools, Kansas City, Missouri     I     Carver Dual Language Radio Commercial      I    Submitted by: Lynn Goehring, Marketing Manager
  • Minnetonka Public Schools, Minnetonka, Minnesota     I     Tonka Online Marketing Campaign 2021-22      I    Submitted by: Daniel Campbell, Creative Director
  • Red Clay Consolidated School District, Wilmington, Delaware     I     Welcome to Kindergarten!      I    Submitted by: Taylor Green, Chief Communications Officer
  • Reynolds School District, Fairview, Oregon     I     Welcome Back to School Facebook Live      I    Submitted by: Steven Padilla, Assistant Director of Publication Relations & Partnerships
  • Rockland BOCES, West Nyack, New York     I     East Ramapo Central School District - Learning Walks      I    Submitted by: Scott Salotto, Director of Communications and Governmental Relations

Marketing Publication

Excellence

  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, New York     I     Capital Region BOCES Special Ed Program & Handbook      I    Submitted by: Emily Popek, Assistant Program Manager
  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, New York     I     Capital Region BOCES Annual Report 2022      I    Submitted by: Emily Popek, Assistant Program Manager
  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, New York     I     Capital Region BOCES ESS Program & Services Guide      I    Submitted by: Emily Popek, Assistant Program Manager
  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, New York     I     Capital Region BOCES Management Services Marketing Campaign 2021-22      I    Submitted by: Emily Popek, Assistant Program Manager
  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, New York     I     Capital Region BOCES Career & Technical Education (CTE) Course Guide 2022-23      I    Submitted by: Emily Popek, Assistant Program Manager
  • Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES, Olean, New York     I     CA BOCES/Allegany-Limestone Door Wrap - Designer: Ashley Gleason      I    Submitted by: Jessica Golley, Marketing, Brand & Communication Coordinator
  • Dallas ISD, Dallas, Texas     I     2022 State of the District Program      I    Submitted by: Sandra Verduzco, Executive Director of Marketing
  • Fargo Public Schools, Fargo, North Dakota     I     Live Your Passion      I    Submitted by: Tyler Brown, Graphic Web Designer - Information Technology
  • Gwinnett County Public Schools, Suwanee, Georgia     I     GCPS Multilingual Welcome Pop-up      I    Submitted by: Laura Nurse, APR,  Director of Publications and Public Information
  • Hampton City Schools, Hampton, Virginia     I     Hampton City Schools - Individual School PR Flyers      I    Submitted by: Kellie Goral, Executive Director of PR & Marketing
  • Harmony Public Schools, Houston, Texas     I     GraduLet 'Show Them'      I    Submitted by: John Boyd, Chief Communications & Marketing Officer
  • Kyrene School District, Tempe, Arizona     I     The Future is Bright...Yellow      I    Submitted by: Erin Helm, Executive Director of Communications & Marketing
  • Mesquite ISD, Mesquite, Texas     I     2022 Teacher Recruiting Fair Material Makeover      I    Submitted by: Sabreana Smith, Director of Strategic Communications
  • Newton County School System, Covington, Georgia     I     Teach Newton Flyer      I    Submitted by: Sherri Partee, Director of Public Relations
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, New York     I     2022-2023 CTE Program Guide      I    Submitted by: Jean Palmer, Supervisor of Communications & Printing
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, New York     I     RPE & SABA Program Overviews      I    Submitted by: Jean Palmer, Supervisor of Communications & Printing
  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, New York     I     Recruitment Brochure      I    Submitted by: Dan Sherman, Director of Communications and Kim Vigars, Graphic Designer
  • Richland County School District One, Columbia, South Carolina     I     2020-2021 Points of Pride Ad      I    Submitted by: Kiosha Boyles, Marketing Coordinator
  • Richmond County School System, Augusta, Georgia     I     School Choice Program Campaign Materials      I    Submitted by: Lynthia Ross, Chief Public Relations Officer
  • Robbinsdale Area Schools, New Hope, Minnesota     I     Kindergarten family guide      I    Submitted by: Derrick Williams, Senior Marketing and Communications Specialist
  • Rockland BOCES, West Nyack, New York     I     Rockland BOCES RACE (Adult Continuing Education) Spring-Summer 2022 Catalog      I    Submitted by: Scott Salotto, Director of Communications and Governmental Relations
  • Rogers Public Schools, Rogers, Arkansas     I     Superintendent Recruitment Brochure      I    Submitted by: Ashley Siwiec, Communications Director
  • Roosevelt School District No. 66, Phoenix, Arizona     I     District General Information Brochure      I    Submitted by: Will Argeros, Multimedia Specialist
  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, Texas     I     Governance Camp      I    Submitted by: Chris Ramirez, 
  • Ysleta ISD, El Paso, Texas     I     2022 YISD Pre-K Recruitment Mailer      I    Submitted by: Daniel Martinez, Associate Superintendent of Public Relations

Merit 

  • Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES, Olean, New York     I     Team BOCES Brochure - Designer: Kim Survil      I    Submitted by: Jessica Golley, Marketing, Brand & Communication Coordinator
  • CESA 6, Oshkosh, Wisconsin     I     School District of Omro Marketing Brochure      I    Submitted by: Lisa Sink, Communication Director
  • Dallas ISD, Dallas, Texas     I     2021-2022 Discover Dallas ISD Brochure      I    Submitted by: Sandra Verduzco, Executive Director of Marketing
  • Dayton Public Schools, Dayton, Ohio     I     Middle School Enrollment Postcard      I    Submitted by: Alexandra Kincaid, Director, Public Information Office
  • Dayton Public Schools, Dayton, Ohio     I     High School Enrollment Postcard      I    Submitted by: Alexandra Kincaid, Director, Public Information Office
  • Dayton Public Schools, Dayton, Ohio     I     Elementary Enrollment Postcard      I    Submitted by: Alexandra Kincaid, Director, Public Information Office
  • Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD, Fort Worth, Texas     I     EMS Proud Magazine Spring/Summer 2021      I    Submitted by: Dusty Langley, Communications Coordinator
  • Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD, Fort Worth, Texas     I     Magazine ad      I    Submitted by: Dusty Langley, Communications Coordinator
  • Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD, Saginaw, Texas     I     EMS Originals      I    Submitted by: Megan Overman, Senior Communications Officer
  • Fountain-Fort Cason School District 8, Fountain, Colorado     I     Today's Mission: Love Your Job - HR Recruitment Campaign      I    Submitted by: Christy McGee, APR, Communications Director
  • Fraser Public Schools, Fraser, Michigan     I     Fraser High School: Choose Your Pathway      I    Submitted by: Kristin Ledford, Director of Communications
  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, North Carolina     I     GCS $300 Million School Bond Flyer      I    Submitted by: Joshua Leeper, Program Administrator - Communications
  • Hacienda La Puente Unified School District, Hacienda Heights, California     I     HLPUSD Facts at a Glance      I    Submitted by: Judy Fancher, Ed. D., Assistant Superintendent
  • High School District 214, Arlington Heights, Illinois     I     District 214 Academic Pathways & Programs Guidebook      I    Submitted by: Linda Ashida, Project Manager
  • Jordan School District, West Jordan, Utah     I     School Bus Billboards Drive District Messages Directly to Doorsteps      I    Submitted by: Sandra Riesgraf, Director of Communications
  • Kansas City Public Schools, Kansas City, Missouri     I     School Marketing Materials: Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School      I    Submitted by: Lynn Goehring, Marketing Manager
  • Kyrene School District, Tempe, Arizona     I     Choice Opportunities Brochure      I    Submitted by: Erin Helm, Executive Director of Communications & Marketing
  • Kyrene SD, Tempe, Arizona     I     Key to Kyrene Recruitment/Retention Campaign      I    Submitted by: Erin Helm, Executive Director of Communications & Marketing
  • Lewisville Independent School District, Lewisville, Texas     I     State of the District | 2021-22      I    Submitted by: Amanda Brim, Chief Communications Officer
  • Lewisville Independent School District, Lewisville, Texas     I     State of the District | 2021-22      I    Submitted by: Amanda Brim, Chief Communications Officer
  • Newport News Public Schools, Newport News, Virginia     I     College, Career and Citizen-Ready! Billboards      I    Submitted by: Keli Slusher, Coordinator, Community Relations and Graphic Design
  • Olympia School District, Olympia, Washington     I     Olympia School District Explores a Balanced Calendar      I    Submitted by: Susan Gifford, Executive Director of Communications and Community Relations
  • Pelham City Schools, Pelham, Alabama     I     10 Things to Love About Pelham City Schools      I    Submitted by: Nicole Knight, Communications Manager
  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, New York     I     Hoosic Valley CSD Superintendent Search Brochure      I    Submitted by: Dan Sherman, Director of Communications and Kim Vigars, Graphic Designer
  • Red Clay Consolidated School District, Wilmington, Delaware     I     Team Red Clay: Recruitment Marketing 2022      I    Submitted by: Taylor Green, Chief Communications Officer
  • Rogers Public Schools, Rogers, Arkansas     I     You Belong Here Stickers      I    Submitted by: Ashley Siwiec, Communications Director
  • Sandusky City Schools, Sandusky, Ohio     I     Career Technical Education - Student Spotlights      I    Submitted by: Brooke Austin, Web Communications, Graphic Design, & Branding
  • Southern Westchester BOCES, Rye Brook, New York     I     Center for Careers Services Brochure      I    Submitted by: Jeffry Braun, Graphic Illustrator
  • Southern Westchester BOCES, Rye Brook, New York     I     Pocantico Hills Day Camp Tri-fold      I    Submitted by: Jeffry Braun, Graphic Illustrator
  • Traverse City Area Public Schools, Traverse City, Michigan     I     TCAPS First Steps Kindergarten Guide      I    Submitted by: Ginger Smith, Executive Director of Marketing and Communications
  • Waterloo Schools, Waterloo, Iowa     I     Waterloo Schools Career Counseling Campaign      I    Submitted by: Katrina Hemann, Communications Specialist II
  • Waterloo Schools, Waterloo, Iowa     I     Equity in Education      I    Submitted by: Katrina Hemann, Communications Specialist II

Honorable Mention

  • Bethel School District, Spanaway, Washington     I     Attendance Matters      I    Submitted by: Timra Knox, Graphic Design Manager
  • Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD, Fort Worth, Texas     I     Greatness Wanted: HR Recruiting Poster      I    Submitted by: Kris Hill, Communications Coordinator - Multimedia
  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth, Texas     I     Rediscover Fort Worth ISD Campaign      I    Submitted by: Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer
  • Gwinnett County Public Schools, Suwanee, Georgia     I     Summer Enrichment + Acceleration (SEA) Promotional Campaign      I    Submitted by: Laura Nurse, APR, Director of Publications and Public Information
  • Newport News Public Schools, Newport News, Virginia     I     Newport News Public Schools Preschool      I    Submitted by: Keli Slusher, Coordinator, Community Relations and Graphic Design
  • Newport News Public Schools, Newport News, Virginia     I     Welcome Back to School Billboards      I    Submitted by: Keli Slusher, Coordinator, Community Relations and Graphic Design
  • Newport News Public Schools, Newport News, Virginia     I     Work Here!      I    Submitted by: Keli Slusher, Coordinator, Community Relations and Graphic Design
  • Newport News Public Schools, Newport News, Virginia     I     Back-to-School Block Party      I    Submitted by: Keli Slusher, Coordinator, Community Relations and Graphic Design
  • Newport News Public Schools, Newport News, Virginia     I     Magnet and Specialty Programs Informational Handouts      I    Submitted by: Keli Slusher, Coordinator, Community Relations and Graphic Design
  • Sandusky City Schools, Sandusky, Ohio     I     Career Technical Education - Program Guide      I    Submitted by: Brooke Austin, Web Communications, Graphic Design, & Branding
  • Sandusky City Schools, Sandusky, Ohio     I     Sandusky City Schools - Welcome Packet      I    Submitted by: Brooke Austin, Web Communications, Graphic Design, & Branding
  • Sherman ISD, Sherman, Texas     I     Early Childhood Enrollment Flyer      I    Submitted by: Arena Blake, Director of Communications 
  • Spring Lake Park Schools, Spring Lake Park, Minnesota     I     Early Childhood Marketing Mailer      I    Submitted by: Erika Taibl, Director of Communications and Marketing

Podcasting/Audio

Excellence

  • Alexandria City Public Schools, Alexandria, Virginia     I     Unapologetic Talk with the Supe      I    Submitted by: Julia Burgos, Chief of School and Community Relations
  • Ames Community School District, Ames, Iowa     I     Amazing Education Podcast      I    Submitted by: Eric Smidt, Director of Communications
  • Anoka-Hennepin Schools, Anoka, Minnesota     I     Parent Engage 360      I    Submitted by: Heather Peters, Assistant Director of Communication and Public Relations
  • Bend-La Pine Schools, Bend, Oregon     I     Supe's On! With Dr. Steven Cook      I    Submitted by: Alandra Johnson, Assistant Director of Communication
  • Broken Arrow Public Schools, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma     I     Core Values: An all-things Broken Arrow podcast experience      I    Submitted by: Adam Foreman, Executive Director of Public Relations
  • Columbus City Schools, Columbus, Ohio     I     Inside CCS Podcast      I    Submitted by: Christian Ross, Communications Coordinator
  • Frisco ISD, Frisco, Texas     I     How Does Frisco ISD Approach Rezoning?      I    Submitted by: Frisco ISD Communications, 
  • Gwinnett County Public Schools, Suwanee, Georgia     I     Teaching Gwinnett Podcast: TOTY Take Over!      I    Submitted by: Laura Nurse, APR,  Director of Publications and Public Information
  • Lake Travis ISD, Austin, Texas     I     Lake Travis ISD Matters      I    Submitted by: Cheryal Loosmore, Communications Specialist
  • New Hanover County Schools, Wilmington, North Carolina     I     Dual Immersion Program at Gregory Podcast      I    Submitted by: Caress Clegg, Communications Supervisor
  • Peoria USD, Glendale, Arizona     I     Peoria Unified's Progress Report      I    Submitted by: Danielle Airey, Chief Communications Officer
  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, New York     I     Every Student Every Day Podcast      I    Submitted by: Dan Sherman, Director of Communications, Brian Radewitz, Communications and James Franchini, Superintendent
  • Rockford Public School 205, Rockford, Illinois     I     205 VIBE: Episode 32: Dr. Tiffany Brunson, RPS 205 Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer      I    Submitted by: Cathy Bayer-Eberle, Senior Communications Manager
  • Rockford Public School 205, Rockford, Illinois     I     205 VIBE: The Podcast Episode 34: Rockford University Partnership: Growing RPS 205 Graduates into RPS 205 Teachers      I    Submitted by: Cathy Bayer-Eberle, Senior Communications Manager
  • Spokane Public Schools, Spokane, Washington     I     Sounds of Learning      I    Submitted by: Ryan Lancaster, Director of Media and Marketing
  • Troy School District, Troy, Michigan     I     Inside TSD with Dr. Rich Machesky – January 2022      I    Submitted by: Kerry Birmingham, Director of Communications and Strategic Initiatives
  • Troy School District, Troy, Michigan     I     Board Members: Dr. Nicole Wilson      I    Submitted by: Kerry Birmingham, Director of Communications and Strategic Initiatives
  • Troy School District, Troy, Michigan     I     Sidelines: AD Tim Fulcher - June 2021      I    Submitted by: Kerry Birmingham, Director of Communications and Strategic Initiatives
  • Uplift Education, Dallas, Texas     I     Radio Show Interview, Uplift Education’s Road to College and Career Impact      I    Submitted by: Kimberly Esparza, Communications Coordinator

Merit 

  • Community High School District 128, Vernon Hills, Illinois     I     D128 DARING: The Podcast      I    Submitted by: Mary Todoric, Communications Director
  • Schenectady City School District, SCHENECTADY, New York     I     Schenectady Patriots Podcast      I    Submitted by: Justin Cortese, Public Information Specialist
  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, Texas     I     TASB Talks: 2021 Superintendent of the Year      I    Submitted by: Stephanie Butler

Honorable Mention

  • Avondale Elementary School District, Avondale, Arizona     I     AESD Scoop      I    Submitted by: Avondale ESD, 
  • Cedar  Hill ISD, Cedar Hill, Texas     I     Fleeing Lebanon During Its Civil War and Becoming an Outstanding Educator      I    Submitted by: Tierney Tinnin, Chief of Communications
  • Elyria City Schools, Elyria, Ohio     I     Petey Podcast      I    Submitted by: Amy Higgins, Communication & Organizational Strategy Director

Print Newsletter (External Audience)

Excellence

  • Chesterfield County Public Schools, Midlothian, Virginia     I     CCPS on the Go!      I    Submitted by: Leigh Ann McKelway, writer-editor
  • CiTi BOCES, Mexico, New York     I     TST BOCES Tribune      I    Submitted by: CiTi PR, Public Information Coordinator
  • Clover Park SD, Lakewood, Washington     I     Inside Schools      I    Submitted by: Ben Miller, Community Relations Manager
  • Crown Point Community School Corporation, Crown Point, Indiana     I     We Are CP Newsletter      I    Submitted by: Brooke Allen, Director of Communications 
  • Edmonds School District, Lynnwood, Washington     I     Newsletters -"Hope for the Future," and "Exploring, Learning, Growing"      I    Submitted by: Lisa Van Cise Mathieson, Multimedia Content Specialist
  • Elmira City School District, Elmira, New York     I     2022 Late Winter Newsletter      I    Submitted by: Beth Manwaring, Public Information Coordinator
  • Elyria City Schools, Elyria, Ohio     I     Pioneer Press      I    Submitted by: Amy Higgins, Communication & Organizational Strategy Director
  • Lawrence Township Public Schools, Lawrenceville, New Jersey     I     "The Link" to the Lawrence Community      I    Submitted by: Eshaya Draper, Operations Manager to the Superintendent
  • Lisle District 202, Lisle, Illinois     I     Lisle 202 Community Mailer      I    Submitted by: Jenna Engler, Communications Coordinator 
  • Longview ISD Education Support, Longview, Texas     I     The Longview Voice - Print Edition      I    Submitted by: Elizabeth Ross, Multimedia Director
  • Mount Olive School Distict, Islip, New York     I     Education Update      I    Submitted by: Michael Cravotta, Publications Coordinator
  • Pattonville School District, Saint Ann, Missouri     I     Pattonville Highlights District Newsletter      I    Submitted by: Mickey Schoonover, Director of School-Community Relations
  • Pawling Central School District, Yorktown Heights, New York     I     Pawling CSD Print Newsletter      I    Submitted by: Alison Pratt, Communications Specialist
  • Sunnyvale School District, Sunnyvale, California     I     The District Bridge biannual mailer      I    Submitted by: Alia Wilson, Communications Coordinator
  • Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, Washington     I     Spotlight      I    Submitted by: Nora Doyle, Strategic Communications Manager
  • Troy School District, Troy, Michigan     I     Troy Times: TSD Newspaper Supplement      I    Submitted by: Kerry Birmingham, Director of Communications and Strategic Initiatives

Merit 

  • Cherokee County School District, Canton, Georgia     I     CCSD Connections      I    Submitted by: Barbara Jacoby, Chief Communications Officer
  • CiTi BOCES, Mexico, New York     I     The Square Root      I    Submitted by: CiTi PR, Public Information Coordinator
  • Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, Missouri     I     Fall 2021 Quarterly Report      I    Submitted by: Aurora Meyer, Communication Manager
  • Lake Stevens School District, Lake Stevens, Washington     I     Lake Schools      I    Submitted by: Jayme Taylor, Executive Director of Communications & Community Services
  • Maine Twp. H.S. District 207, Park Ridge, Illinois     I     District Newsletter      I    Submitted by: Brett Clark, Director of Communications
  • Minnetonka Public Schools, Minnetonka, Minnesota     I     Around Minnetonka 2021-22      I    Submitted by: Daniel Campbell, Creative Director
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, New York     I     Remsen Nov. 2021/Feb. 2022 Newsletters      I    Submitted by: Jean Palmer, Supervisor of Communications & Printing
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, New York     I     Frankfort-Schuyler Back-to-School 2021/Feb. 2022 Newsletters      I    Submitted by: Jean Palmer, Supervisor of Communications & Printing
  • Panama-Buena Vista Union School District, Bakersfield, California     I     Telling Our Story With Our Diverse Community      I    Submitted by: Kelsey Brackett, Director, Communications & Family Engagement
  • Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools, Savannah, Georgia     I     Graduation 2021      I    Submitted by: Stacy Jennings, Director of Communications
  • School District of Clayton, Clayton, Missouri     I     Inside Clayton Newsletter      I    Submitted by: Christopher Tennill, Chief Communications Officer
  • Tippecanoe School Corporation, Lafayette, Indiana     I     TSC spring and back-to-school newsletters      I    Submitted by: Sue Scott, Communications Coordinator
  • Valhalla Union Free School District, Harrison, New York     I     Valhalla Voyages Newsletter 2021-2022      I    Submitted by: Natalia Baage, Public Relations Specialist

Honorable Mention

  • Avondale Elementary School District, Avondale, Arizona     I     AESD ConnectED      I    Submitted by: Avondale ESD, 
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools - Kalamazoo, MI, Kalamazoo, Michigan     I     Kalamazoo Public Schools Excelsior, August & November 2021      I    Submitted by: Susan Coney, Executive Director of Marketing and Communications
  • Mansfield Public Schools, Mansfield, Connecticut     I     Mansfield Public Schools, CT, Community Newsletter      I    Submitted by: Margaret Chatey, Communications Specialist
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, New York     I     Oriskany Nov. 2021/Feb. 2022 Newsletters      I    Submitted by: Jean Palmer, Supervisor of Communications & Printing
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, New York     I     Holland Patent CSD Newsletter Back to School 2021/December 2021      I    Submitted by: Jean Palmer, Supervisor of Communications & Printing
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, New York     I     Sauquoit Valley Newsletter May 2021/November 2021      I    Submitted by: Jean Palmer, Supervisor of Communications & Printing
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, New York     I     Waterville Weekly Dec 9, 2021/Feb 10, 2022      I    Submitted by: Jean Palmer, Supervisor of Communications & Printing
  • Pittsford Schools, Pittsford, New York     I     PCSD Quarterly Newsletter      I    Submitted by: Nancy Wayman, Director of Communication
  • San Elizario ISD, San Elizario, Texas     I     San Eli Mente      I    Submitted by:  Dr. Jeannie Meza-Chavez, Superintendent 

Print Newsletter (Internal Audience)

Honorable Mention

  • Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD, Fort Worth, Texas     I     Campus Connection      I    Submitted by: Kristin Barnes, Communications Specialist

Social Media

Excellence

  • Alexandria City Public Schools, Alexandria, Virginia     I     Black History Month      I    Submitted by: Julia Burgos, Chief of School and Community Relations
  • Cabarrus County Schools, Concord, North Carolina     I     An Apple A Day      I    Submitted by: Melanie Gonzalez, Digital Media Coordinator
  • Carmel Central School District, Yorktown Heights, New York     I     Carmel Central School District Social Media      I    Submitted by: Suzanne Kaminkow, Communications Specialist
  • Chesterfield County Public Schools, Midlothian, Virginia     I     Reasons to be thankful 2021      I    Submitted by: Leigh Ann McKelway, writer-editor
  • Chesterfield County Public Schools, Midlothian, Virginia     I     2021 graduates: now and then      I    Submitted by: Leigh Ann McKelway, writer-editor
  • Clover Park SD, Lakewood, Washington     I     #PromisingFuturesFriday      I    Submitted by: Ben Miller, Community Relations Manager
  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, North Carolina     I     Senior Stories Social Media Campaign      I    Submitted by: Gabrielle Looney, Program Administrator - Communications
  • Highline Public Schools, Burien, Washington     I     Highline Education Levy 2021 - Social Media      I    Submitted by: Mandi LeCompte, Communications Manager
  • Los Angeles County Office of Education, Downey, California     I     Celebrating Los Angeles County education professionals overcoming the challenges of COVID-19      I    Submitted by: Elizabeth Graswich, Executive Director of Communications
  • Mesquite ISD, Mesquite, Texas     I     Mesquite ISD en Español Facebook Group      I    Submitted by: Brenda Gonzalez, Bilingual Communications Coordinator
  • New Brunswick Board of Education, New Brunswick, New Jersey     I     New Brunswick Public Schools (NJ) Social Media Submission      I    Submitted by: Dorenia Villalona, Assistant to the Superintendent
  • Southern Westchester BOCES, Harrison, New York     I     Blind Brook Capital Improvements Vote      I    Submitted by: Brian Howard, Director of Communications
  • Valley View School District 365U, Romeoville, Illinois     I     "I Am Every Learner" Social Media Campaign      I    Submitted by: Nicole Eimer, Digital Communication Specialist

Merit 

  • Alameda County Office of Education, Hayward, California     I     Youth 5-11 COVID Vaccine Campaign      I    Submitted by: Michelle Smith McDonald, Director of Communications and Public Affairs
  • Buncombe County Schools, Asheville, North Carolina     I     Celebrate BCS Graduates During First Responder Week      I    Submitted by: Stacia Harris, Communications Director
  • CESA 7, Green Bay, Wisconsin     I     CESA 7 Leadership Signature Series      I    Submitted by: Dean Leisgang, Director of Communications
  • CiTi BOCES, Mexico, New York     I     Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES: Celebrating CTE Month: Did you know?      I    Submitted by: Naomi Himes, Public Information Coordinator
  • CiTi BOCES, Mexico, New York     I     Marcellus Staff Spotlight      I    Submitted by: CiTi PR, Public Information Coordinator
  • Clover Park SD, Lakewood, Washington     I     Staff Spotlight      I    Submitted by: Ben Miller, Community Relations Manager
  • Delaware Area Career Center, Delaware, Ohio     I     Girls In Tech Social Media Campaign      I    Submitted by: Alicia Mowry, Public Information Officer
  • Department of Defense Education Activity, Bristow, Virginia     I     #DoDEAinAction Campaign      I    Submitted by: Erica Yelland, Social Media Specialist
  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, North Carolina     I     College Decision Day Social Media Campaign      I    Submitted by: Gabrielle Looney, Program Administrator - Communications
  • Hutchinson Public Schools, Hutchinson, Kansas     I     District Social Media      I    Submitted by: Marissa Meis, Director of Communications
  • Kyrene Elementary School District, Tempe, Arizona     I     Principal Social Series      I    Submitted by: Stephanie Ingersoll, Assistant Director, Communications and Strategic Partnerships
  • Lodi USD, Lodi, California     I     The New Frontier of Lodi Unified Student and Staff Connection: TikTok      I    Submitted by: Chelsea Vongehr, PIO/Grant Writer
  • Memphis-Shelby County Schools, Memphis, Tennessee     I     Return Stronger Campaign      I    Submitted by: Stefani Everson-Phillips, Director of External Communications
  • North East ISD, San Antonio, Texas     I     #NEISDcares      I    Submitted by: Scott Chidgey, Social Media Marketing Coordinator
  • Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES, Yorktown Heights, New York     I     Tech Tuesday      I    Submitted by: Declan Thornton, Social Media Specialist
  • Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES, Yorktown Heights, New York     I     PNWBOCES District Superintendent's Twitter Feed      I    Submitted by: Ellen Lane, Communications Director
  • San Juan Unified School District, Carmichael, California     I     Summer Program Highlights      I    Submitted by: Raj Rai, Director of Communication
  • Savannah-Chatham County Public School System, Savannah, Georgia     I     SCCPSS 2021 ESPLOST Social Media Promotion      I    Submitted by: Sheila Blanco, Public Information Manager
  • School District 54, Schaumburg, Illinois     I     #54StaffSpotlight - Social Media Campaign      I    Submitted by: Terri McHugh, Executive Director Community Relations
  • Seneca Valley School District, Harmony, Pennsylvania     I     Seneca Valley Social Media      I    Submitted by: Katie Huttinger, Communications Specialist
  • St. Tammany Parish Public Schools, Covington, Louisiana     I     Posting Positive Vibes: COVID Social Media Strategy      I    Submitted by: Angela Daviston Dugan, Communications Manager
  • St. Tammany Parish Public Schools, Covington, Louisiana     I     We are STPPS      I    Submitted by: Angela Daviston Dugan, Communications Manager
  • Traverse City Area Public Schools, Traverse City, Michigan     I     TCAPS High 5 Friday Social Media Campaign      I    Submitted by: Ginger Smith, Executive Director of Marketing and Communications
  • Turlock Unified School District, Turlock, California     I     (My) Black History Month      I    Submitted by: Marie Russell, Chief Communication Coordinator
  • Valhalla Union Free School District, Harrison, New York     I     Celebrating Viking Spirit through Valhalla's Facebook Page      I    Submitted by: Natalia Baage, Public Relations Specialist
  • Zele, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro     I      @ColegioNotreDameIpanema Instagram: videos that reach and engage      I    Submitted by: Jose Oliveira, President PR Regional Council from Brazil

Honorable Mention

  • Avondale Elementary School District, Avondale, Arizona     I     Avondale ESD TikTok      I    Submitted by: Avondale ESD
  • Berkley School District, Oak Park, Michigan     I     Berkley Schools Social Media - Share the #BerkleyDifference stories      I    Submitted by: Jessica Stilger, Director of Communications
  • Bethel School District, Spanaway, Washington     I     GK Football      I    Submitted by: Conor Christofferson, Assistant Director of Communications
  • Broken Arrow Public Schools, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma     I     Maintain The Brain      I    Submitted by: Adam Foreman, Executive Director of Public Relations
  • CiTi BOCES, Mexico, New York     I     Sandy Creek CSD Meet Me Monday Social Media Campaign      I    Submitted by: CiTi PR, Public Information Coordinator
  • Diamond Lake School District 76, Mundelein, Illinois     I     District 76 Sparkles!      I    Submitted by: Eric Hansen, Director of Technology and Communications
  • everett public schools, Everett, Washington     I     Everett Public Schools Holidays & Observances Social Media      I    Submitted by: Kim Doherty, Communications Assistant
  • Greenwich Public Schools, Greenwich, Connecticut     I     GPS Makes Social Media Snappy      I    Submitted by: Jonathan Supranowitz, Director of Communications
  • Gresham-Barlow School District, Gresham, Oregon     I     Counselor Shout Out 2022      I    Submitted by: Athena Vadnais, APR, Communications Director
  • Hampton City Schools, Hampton, Virginia     I     Hampton City Schools: Stop the Spread, Choose to Get Vaccinated Student Campaign      I    Submitted by: Kellie Goral, Executive Director of PR & Marketing
  • Kyrene SD, Tempe, Arizona     I     Superhero Teachers      I    Submitted by: Erin Helm, Executive Director of Communications & Marketing
  • Lake Travis ISD, Austin, Texas     I     2021 Voter Approval Tax Rate Election (VATRE)      I    Submitted by: Cheryal Loosmore, Communications Specialist
  • Minnetonka Public Schools, Minnetonka, Minnesota     I     Minnetonka Public Schools Social Media Strategy 2021-22      I    Submitted by: Daniel Campbell, Creative Director
  • North Salem Central School District, Yorktown Heights, New York     I     North Salem CSD Social Media      I    Submitted by: Sarah Divi, Communications Specialist
  • Panama-Buena Vista Union School District, Bakersfield, California     I     Telling Our Story With Our Diverse Community      I    Submitted by: Kelsey Brackett, Director, Communications & Family Engagement
  • Pittsford Schools, Pittsford, New York     I     Season of Gratitude      I    Submitted by: Nancy Wayman, Director of Communication
  • Pittsford Schools, Pittsford, New York     I     PCSD Job Fair      I    Submitted by: Nancy Wayman, Director of Communication
  • Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES, Yorktown Heights, New York     I     PNWBOCES Instagram Social Media      I    Submitted by: Declan Thornton, Social Media Specialist
  • Reynolds School District, Fairview, Oregon     I     School Board Recognition      I    Submitted by: Stefanie Hines, Community Engagement & Volunteer Specialist
  • Rockland BOCES, West Nyack, New York     I     Nanuet Union Free School District - #WelcomeToNUFSD      I    Submitted by: Scott Salotto, Director of Communications and Governmental Relations
  • Spring ISD, Houston, Texas     I     Happy Principals Month      I    Submitted by: Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications
  • Turlock Unified School District, Turlock, California     I     Supporting Mental Health in TUSD      I    Submitted by: Marie Russell, Chief Communications Officer
  • Turlock Unified School District, Turlock, California     I     Women's History Month: Librarian Book Pics      I    Submitted by: Marie Russell, Chief Communications Officer
  • Valhalla Union Free School District, Harrison, New York     I     Valhalla Senior Sports Spotlights 2021-2022      I    Submitted by: Natalia Baage, Public Relations Specialist
  • Waterloo Schools, Waterloo, Iowa     I     West High #WaterlooProud      I    Submitted by: Katrina Hemann, Communications Specialist II
  • Waterloo Schools, Waterloo, Iowa     I     Lowell A Look Back in Time      I    Submitted by: Katrina Hemann, Communications Specialist II
  • Waterloo Schools, Waterloo, Iowa     I     Carver #WaterlooProud      I    Submitted by: Katrina Hemann, Communications Specialist II

Special Purpose Publication

Excellence

  • Bethel School District, Spanaway, Washington     I     Bethel Pride Graduation Edition      I    Submitted by: Timra Knox, Graphic Design Manager
  • Boulder Valley School District, Boulder, Colorado     I     Built for Student Success - Boulder Valley School District 2014 Bond Program Final Report      I    Submitted by: Susan Cousins, Bond Communications Specialist
  • Cedar  Hill ISD, Cedar Hill, Texas     I     Beyond Limits      I    Submitted by: Tierney Tinnin, Chief of Communications
  • Cedar  Hill ISD, Cedar Hill, Texas     I     Longhorn Next Chapter Book      I    Submitted by: Tierney Tinnin, Chief of Communications
  • CESA 6, Oshkosh, Wisconsin     I     Little Chute Area School District Referendum Information Materials (fact sheet, postcard, newsletter insert, PPT cover slide)      I    Submitted by: Lisa Sink, Communication Director
  • District 99, Downers Grove, Illinois     I     District 99 Master Facility Plan Celebration      I    Submitted by: Jill Browning, Director of Communications
  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth, Texas     I     Fort Worth ISD 2022-2023 Gold Seal Choices Catalog      I    Submitted by: Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer
  • Grand Island Public Schools, Grand Island, Nebraska     I     GIPS Safe Return to School Plan Update: January 3, 2022      I    Submitted by: Mitchell Roush, Director of Communications & Marketing
  • HCDE, Houston, Texas     I     Superintendent Annual Reflection      I    Submitted by: Dave Einsel, Director of Communications
  • Highline Public Schools, Burien, Washington     I     Q-Card - Spring and Fall 2021      I    Submitted by: Catherine Carbone-Rogers, APR,  Chief Communications Officer
  • Howard-Suamico School District, Green Bay, Wisconsin     I     Giving Gratitude Campaign      I    Submitted by: Brian Nicol, Director of Communications
  • Nyack Public Schools, Nyack, New York     I     Nyack Public Schools Strategic Plan for Excellence Through Racial Equity: A Visual Synopsis      I    Submitted by: Lisa Mininger Retallack, Public Relations and Community Outreach Specialist
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, New York     I     New Hartford Sports Express Newsletter      I    Submitted by: Jean Palmer, Supervisor of Communications & Printing
  • Richmond County School System, Augusta, Georgia     I     Instructional Framework Posters      I    Submitted by: Lynthia Ross, Chief Public Relations Officer
  • Richmond County School System, Augusta, Georgia     I     Superintendent's Rack Card      I    Submitted by: Lynthia Ross, Chief Public Relations Officer
  • Santa Clara County Office of Education, San Jose, California     I     2022 Children's Data Book      I    Submitted by: Kelly Wylie, Director III, Creative Impact & Public Affairs
  • Socorro ISD, El Paso, Texas     I     Socorro ISD Keep SISD Safe Mascot Posters      I    Submitted by: Daniel Escobar, Chief Communications Officer
  • Spring Lake Park Schools, Spring Lake Park, Minnesota     I     Spring Lake Park High School Registration Guide 2022-2023      I    Submitted by: Erika Taibl, Director of Communications and Marketing
  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, Louisiana     I     The InBox      I    Submitted by: Regina McMillan, Public Information Coordinator - Special Programs
  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, Louisiana     I     An Evening Under the Bright Lights:  2022 Teachers of the Year Ceremony Program      I    Submitted by: Regina McMillan, Public Information Coordinator - Special Programs
  • Sun Prairie Area School District, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin     I     Sun Prairie Area School District’s Six Years of Continuous Improvement Report      I    Submitted by: Kayla Haas, Marketing Communications Intern
  • Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, Texas     I     A Toolkit for Divisive Times      I    Submitted by: Christina Velasquez

Merit 

  • Cedar  Hill ISD, Cedar Hill, Texas     I     STEMspired Jibbitz      I    Submitted by: Tierney Tinnin, Chief of Communications
  • Cedar  Hill ISD, Cedar Hill, Texas     I     Community Based Accountability System      I    Submitted by: Tierney Tinnin, Chief of Communications
  • Cedar  Hill ISD, Cedar Hill, Texas     I     2021-22 School Calendar Magnet      I    Submitted by: Tierney Tinnin, Chief of Communications
  • Columbus City Schools, Columbus, Ohio     I     Summer Experience Promotions      I    Submitted by: Terry Anderson, Print Communications Specialist
  • Dysart Unified School District, Surprise, Arizona     I     Dysart Achiever      I    Submitted by: Renee Ryon, Director of Communications and Public Relations
  • Elmbrook Schools, Brookfield, Wisconsin     I     2021-22 Return to Learn Plan      I    Submitted by: Erin Kokta, Communications Specialist
  • Fort Bend ISD, Sugar Land, Texas     I     First 100 Days Report - Dr. Christie Whitbeck, FBISD Superintendent of Schools      I    Submitted by: Veronica Sopher, Chief Communications Officer
  • Gresham-Barlow School District, Gresham, Oregon     I     Superintendent Search Survey Mailer      I    Submitted by: Athena Vadnais, Communications Director
  • Gwinnett County Public Schools, Suwanee, Georgia     I     Addressing School Concerns Flyer      I    Submitted by: Laura Nurse, Director of Publications and Public Information
  • Harmony Public Schools, Houston, Texas     I     HPS Guide to Communications & Marketing      I    Submitted by: John Boyd, Chief Communications & Marketing Officer
  • Hickory Public Schools, Hickory, North Carolina     I     Class of 2021 / Congratulations, Graduates!      I    Submitted by: Beverly Snowden, Director of Communications
  • Lexington County School District One, Lexington, South Carolina     I     COVID-19 Community Spread Chart      I    Submitted by: Megan Moore, Communications Director
  • Lexington County School District One, Lexington, South Carolina     I     Close Contact Scenarios Poster      I    Submitted by: Megan Moore, Communications Director
  • Mansfield Public Schools, Mansfield, Connecticut     I     Mansfield Public Schools, CT, Development Plan 2021-22      I    Submitted by: Margaret Chatey, Communications Specialist
  • Minnetonka Public Schools, Minnetonka, Minnesota     I     “School of Opportunities” Course Registration Brochure      I    Submitted by: Daniel Campbell, Creative Director
  • Newport News Public Schools, Newport News, Virginia     I     Newport News Track Hall of Fame Inductee Ceremony Program      I    Submitted by: Keli Slusher, Coordinator, Community Relations and Graphic Design
  • Newport News Public Schools, Newport News, Virginia     I     Superintendent's 2020-2021 Report on Journey 2025      I    Submitted by: Michelle Price, Director of Public Information and Community Involvement
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, New York     I     2022-2023 Service Directory      I    Submitted by: Jean Palmer, Supervisor of Communications & Printing
  • Orange County Schools, Hillsborough, North Carolina     I     School Directories - Whom to Call      I    Submitted by: Melany Stowe, PIO
  • Prosper Independent School District, Prosper, Texas     I     Welcome to Prosper ISD Guide      I    Submitted by: Rachell Kane, Communications Coordinator
  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, New York     I     Hudson CSD Superintendent Search Brochure      I    Submitted by: Dan Sherman, Director of Communications, Meghan Tice, Communications Specialist and Kim Vigars, Graphic Designer
  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, New York     I     Capital Project Update      I    Submitted by: Dan Sherman, Director of Communications, Meghan Tice, Communications Specialist and Kim Vigars, Graphic Designer
  • Redwood City School District, Redwood City, California     I     Roadmap to Reopening My School Reference Guide      I    Submitted by: Jorge Quintana, Director of Communications
  • Richland County School District One, Columbia, South Carolina     I     Spotlight One 2021-2022 Mid-Year Edition      I    Submitted by: Karen York, Executive Director of Communications
  • Roanoke City Public Schools, Roanoke, Virginia     I     2022-2028 Strategic Plan: The Roadmap to Student Success      I    Submitted by: Kelly Sandridge, Executive Director of Communications and Marketing
  • Rockland BOCES, West Nyack, New York     I     South Orangetown Central School District - Parent Guide to Back to School 2021-22      I    Submitted by: Scott Salotto, Director of Communications and Governmental Relations
  • San Elizario Independent School District, San Elizario, Texas     I     Special Safety Publications - Fall 2021      I    Submitted by:  Dr. Jeannie Meza-Chavez, Superintendent 
  • Sandusky City Schools, Sandusky, Ohio     I     "A Decade of Excellence" The 2022 State of the Schools Address      I    Submitted by: Brooke Austin, Web Communications, Graphic Design, & Branding
  • Savannah-Chatham County Public School System, Savannah, Georgia     I     SCCPSS Forward to School Newspaper Insert      I    Submitted by: Sheila Blanco, Public Information Manager
  • Seneca Valley School District, Harmony, Pennsylvania     I     Aquatic Center Informational Booklet      I    Submitted by: Katie Huttinger, Communications Specialist
  • Socorro ISD, El Paso, Texas     I     Socorro ISD Athletic Fine Arts Posters      I    Submitted by: Daniel Escobar, Chief Communications Officer
  • Southern Westchester BOCES, Harrison, New York     I     2021 Annual Catalog Workforce Preparation      I    Submitted by: Brian Howard, Director of Communications
  • Southern Westchester BOCES, Rye Brook, New York     I     TLI Year in Review 2020-2021      I    Submitted by: Jeffry Braun, Graphic Illustrator
  • St. Tammany Parish Public Schools, Covington, Louisiana     I     Let's Keep STPPS Healthy Signage Catalog      I    Submitted by: Angela Daviston Dugan, Communications Manager
  • Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, Washington     I     Facts and Information Mailer      I    Submitted by: Nora Doyle, Strategic Communications Manager
  • Valley Christian Schools, Chandler, Arizona     I     VCS Sponsorship Catalog      I    Submitted by: Bryan Winfrey, Director of Communications & Marketing

Honorable Mention

  • Bethel School District, Spanaway, Washington     I     Interpreter Poster      I    Submitted by: Timra Knox, Graphic Design Manager
  • Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES, Olean, New York     I     CA BOCES HR Onboarding Booklet - Designer: Kim Survil      I    Submitted by: Jessica Golley, Marketing, Brand & Communication Coordinator
  • Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES, Olean, New York     I     CA BOCES CTE Onboarding Booklet - Designer: Brittany Campbell      I    Submitted by: Jessica Golley, Marketing, Brand & Communication Coordinator
  • Cherokee County School District, Canton, Georgia     I     CCSD First Day Facts 2021      I    Submitted by: Barbara Jacoby, Chief Communications Officer
  • Chester County Intermediate Unit, Downingtown, Pennsylvania     I     June 2021 CCIU Legislative Quarterly Report      I    Submitted by: Mary Curley, Director of Communications & Learning Solutions
  • Clover Park SD, Lakewood, Washington     I     Public School Employee Appreciation Billboards      I    Submitted by: Ben Miller, Community Relations Manager
  • Coppell ISD, Coppell, Texas     I     Coppell ISD Welcome Magazine      I    Submitted by: Amanda Simpson, Director of Communications
  • Downingtown Area School District, Downingtown, Pennsylvania     I     DEI Year in Review      I    Submitted by: Jennifer Shealy, Director of Communications
  • DuPage High School District 88, Addison, Illinois     I     DuPage High School District 88 Profile      I    Submitted by: Dani Brink, Director of Community Relations
  • GFSD, Glens Falls, New York     I     Welcome into GF Nation! - District Profile 2022      I    Submitted by: Skye Heritage, Dir. of Communications
  • Gwinnett County Public Schools, Suwanee, Georgia     I     COVID Update      I    Submitted by: Laura Nurse,  APR, Director of Publications and Public Information
  • Hampton City Schools, Hampton, Virginia     I     Hampton City Schools Class of 2021 Academic Excellence      I    Submitted by: Kellie Goral, Executive Director of PR & Marketing
  • Katy ISD Internal & Community Relations Department, Katy, Texas     I     McElwain Elementary Dedication Program & Remarks      I    Submitted by: Andrea Grooms, Chief Communications Officer
  • Marion County Public Schools, Ocala, Florida     I     Bus Blitz I & II      I    Submitted by: Kevin Christian, APR, CPRC, Director of Public Relations
  • Norfolk Public Schools, Norfolk, Virginia     I     Drive for Five: A Journey Towards Equity and Excellence for All. No Matter What.      I    Submitted by: Madeline Curott, Marketing & Media Relations Coordinator
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, New York     I     Meet the Assistant Superintendents/Supervisors      I    Submitted by: Jean Palmer, Supervisor of Communications & Printing
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, New York     I     Holland Patent COVID Procedures      I    Submitted by: Jean Palmer, Supervisor of Communications & Printing
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, New York     I     New Hartford Capital Project      I    Submitted by: Jean Palmer, Supervisor of Communications & Printing
  • Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES, Utica, New York     I     Holland Patent Superintendent Search Brochure      I    Submitted by: Jean Palmer, Supervisor of Communications & Printing
  • Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, Florida     I     2021-22 Pocket Guide      I    Submitted by: Shayla Cannady, Assistant Director, Public Relations
  • Rockland BOCES, West Nyack, New York     I     Rockland BOCES 2022-23 Services Guide      I    Submitted by: Scott Salotto, Director of Communications and Governmental Relations
  • School District of Clayton, Clayton, Missouri     I     Quarterly Social Media Report      I    Submitted by: Christopher Tennill, APR, Chief Communications Officer
  • Socorro ISD, El Paso, Texas     I     Socorro ISD Interim Superintendent 100 Day Update      I    Submitted by: Daniel Escobar, Chief Communications Officer
  • Spring ISD, Houston, Texas     I     Spring Times      I    Submitted by: Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications
  • St. Tammany Parish Public Schools, Covington, Louisiana     I     Moving Forward Together COVID Guidelines      I    Submitted by: Angela Daviston Dugan, Communications Manager
  • Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, Washington     I     Community Inclusion      I    Submitted by: Rae McNally, Strategic Communications Manager & Webmaster
  • Valley Christian Schools, Chandler, Arizona     I     Valley Christian Boys Basketball Schedule Poster      I    Submitted by: Bryan Winfrey, Director of Communications & Marketing
  • York County School Division, Yorktown, Virginia     I     2021 STAR Awards Program      I    Submitted by: Katherine Goff, Public Relations and Communications Officer

Video (produced in-house)

Excellence

  • AASA, The School Superintendents Association, Alexandria, Virginia     I     School Administrator Extras - June 2021      I    Submitted by: Jay P. Goldman, Editor, School Administrator Magazine
  • Anoka-Hennepin Schools, Anoka, Minnesota     I     2021 graduation video series      I    Submitted by: Heather Peters, Assistant Director of Communication and Public Relations
  • Asheville City Schools, Asheville, North Carolina     I     Claxton Elementary Enrollment Video      I    Submitted by: Dillon Huffman, Communications Specialist
  • Broadablin-Perth Central School District, Broadalbin, New York     I     Equine Therapy      I    Submitted by: Michele Kelley, Director of Internal & External Relations
  • Broken Arrow Public Schools, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma     I     #CommUNITY      I    Submitted by: Adam Foreman, Executive Director of Public Relations
  • Buncombe Co. Schools, Asheville, North Carolina     I     Woodworking Mixes Art, Practical Skills      I    Submitted by: Stacia Harris, Communications Director
  • Buncombe Co. Schools, Asheville, North Carolina     I     2022 District Teachers of the Year      I    Submitted by: Stacia Harris, Communications Director
  • Capital Region BOCES, Albany, New York     I     Greater Amsterdam School District - Autism Resource Team      I    Submitted by: Emily Popek, Assistant Program Manager
  • Central Indiana Educational Service Center, Indianapolis, Indiana     I     Anderson Back to School for All      I    Submitted by: Paul Weller, Director of Media Services
  • Ceres USD, Ceres, California     I     "I Am Black History" Video Series      I    Submitted by: Beth Jimenez, Communications Specialist
  • CESA 7, Green Bay, Wisconsin     I     Code WISCO Week Video Series      I    Submitted by: Dean Leisgang, Director of Communications
  • CESA 7, Green Bay, Wisconsin     I     Youth Apprentice Video Series      I    Submitted by: Dean Leisgang, Director of Communications
  • Chesapeake Public Schools, Chesapeake, Virginia     I     Virginia Region 2 Teacher of the Year - Daphne Fulson      I    Submitted by: Rachel Haywood, Digital Media Specialist
  • CiTi BOCES, Mexico, New York     I     TST BOCES Recruitment Video      I    Submitted by: CiTi PR, Public Information Coordinator
  • Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, Missouri     I     HHS to March on Faurot      I    Submitted by: Aurora Meyer, Communication Manager
  • Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, Missouri     I     African American Heritage Trail walk      I    Submitted by: Aurora Meyer, Communication Manager
  • Columbus City Schools, Columbus, Ohio     I     Following Family Tragedy, Briggs Student Perseveres, Graduates      I    Submitted by: Tyler Carter, Communications Multimedia Journalist
  • Columbus City Schools, Columbus, Ohio     I     CCS Stands Together      I    Submitted by: Tyler Carter, Communications Multimedia Journalist
  • Columbus City Schools, Columbus, Ohio     I     The Afterglow      I    Submitted by: Scott Wortman, Chief Communications and Engagement Officer
  • Community Unit School District 300, Algonquin, Illinois     I     Principal's Appreciation Day 2021      I    Submitted by: Casey DeFauw, Director of Communications
  • Coppell ISD, Coppell, Texas     I     I Heart Coppell ISD YouTube Commercial      I    Submitted by: Amanda Simpson, Director of Communications
  • Corona-Norco USD, Norco, California     I     CNUSD Orchestra Magnet Program      I    Submitted by: Evita Tapia-Gonzalez, Communications Director
  • Davis School District, Farmington, Utah     I     No More Not Here      I    Submitted by: Shauna Lund, Community Relations Supervisor
  • Dayton Public Schools, Dayton, Ohio     I     A Day In The Life Of A Principal - Dayton Public Schools      I    Submitted by: Alexandra Kincaid, Director, Public Information Office
  • Dysart Unified School District, Surprise, Arizona     I     Thank You Dysart Veterans Video      I    Submitted by: Renee Ryon, Director of Communications and Public Relations
  • Fort Bend ISD, Sugar Land, Texas     I     Sugar Land 95 Exhibit Opening      I    Submitted by: Veronica Sopher, Chief Communications Officer
  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth, Texas     I     Welcome Back Video      I    Submitted by: Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer
  • Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth, Texas     I     Superintendent's June 2021 Message      I    Submitted by: Barbara Griffith, Senior Communications Officer
  • Francis Howell School District, St. Charles, Missouri     I     Rise Up      I    Submitted by: Jennifer Jolls, Director of Communications & Community Relations
  • Frisco ISD, Frisco, Texas     I     CTE Video Broadcasting Competition      I    Submitted by: Frisco ISD Communications, 
  • Grand Prairie ISD, Grand Prairie, Texas     I     GPISD Spotlight: Grand Prairie High School      I    Submitted by: Mitchell Patton, Multi-Media Coordinator
  • Gwinnett County Public Schools, Suwanee, Georgia     I     Teacher of the Year, Lee Allen      I    Submitted by: Laura Nurse, APR, Director of Publications and Public Information
  • Gwinnett County Public Schools, Suwanee, Georgia     I     I Shine      I    Submitted by: Laura Nurse, APR, Director of Publications and Public Information
  • Gwinnett County Public Schools, Suwanee, Georgia     I     Magic Wheelchair      I    Submitted by: Laura Nurse, APR, Director of Publications and Public Information
  • Hampton City Schools, Hampton, Virginia     I     Hampton City Schools: A Special Thank You from the Superintendent      I    Submitted by: Kellie Goral, Executive Director of PR & Marketing
  • Hampton City Schools, Hampton, Virginia     I     Hampton City Schools: 2021 Inaugural Academies of Hampton Graduation Video      I    Submitted by: Kellie Goral, Executive Director of PR & Marketing
  • Hampton City Schools, Hampton, Virginia     I     Hampton City Schools: Welcome Back to the 2021-2022 School Year Video      I    Submitted by: Kellie Goral, Executive Director of PR & Marketing
  • Hampton City Schools, Hampton, Virginia     I     Happy Holidays, Hampton City Schools!      I    Submitted by: Kellie Goral, Executive Director of PR & Marketing
  • HCDE, Houston, Texas     I     Principal Appreciation      I    Submitted by: Dave Einsel, Director of Communications
  • HCDE, Houston, Texas     I     Convocation 2021      I    Submitted by: Dave Einsel, Director of Communications
  • HCDE, Houston, Texas     I     Equine Therapy      I    Submitted by: Dave Einsel, Director of Communications
  • Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools-USD 500, Kansas City, Kansas     I     Reflections - "Rainbow"      I    Submitted by: Edwin Birch, Executive Director of Communications and Marketing
  • Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools-USD 500, Kansas City, Kansas     I     Celebrate Black History Month All Year with Books      I    Submitted by: Sarah Thacker, Video and Marketing Specialist
  • Kyrene Elementary School District, Tempe, Arizona     I     Kyrene Override 2021 Facts      I    Submitted by: Stephanie Ingersoll, Assistant Director, Communications and Strategic Partnerships
  • Kyrene School District, Tempe, Arizona     I     Spotlight on Transportation      I    Submitted by: Erin Helm, Executive Director of Communications & Marketing
  • Laguna Beach Unified, Laguna Beach, California     I     Mental Health Awareness      I    Submitted by: Shelley Spessard, Public Information Officer
  • Los Angeles County Office of Education, Downey, California     I     Lessons from the Field: A panorama of LA County school districts      I    Submitted by: Elizabeth Graswich, Executive Director of Communications
  • Los Angeles County Office of Education, Downey, California     I     Supporting the African American Learner      I    Submitted by: Elizabeth Graswich, Executive Director of Communications
  • Mansfield Independent School District, Mansfield, Texas     I     Mansfield ISD Celebrates the Strength in its Diversity      I    Submitted by: Donald Williams, Associate Superintendent of Communications and Marketing
  • McAllen (Texas) Independent School District, McAllen, Texas     I     McAllen ISD: Greatness Starts Here!      I    Submitted by: Mark May, Community Information Specialist
  • Mesquite ISD, Mesquite, Texas     I     CTE-A Special Year      I    Submitted by: Wei-Tung Chou, Video Producer
  • New Hanover County Schools, Wilmington, North Carolina     I     Abbey Nobles: Southeast Region Educator of the Year      I    Submitted by: Caress Clegg, Communications Supervisor
  • Newton County School System, Covington, Georgia     I     NCSS Students Work to CAN Hunger      I    Submitted by: Sherri Partee, Director of Public Relations
  • Newton County School System, Covington, Georgia     I     Code Like a Girl      I    Submitted by: Sherri Partee, Director of Public Relations
  • North East ISD, San Antonio, Texas     I     Roosevelt JROTC brings battalion to Camp Henson Urban Confidence Course      I    Submitted by: Jason Gatell, Director Of Media Production
  • North East ISD, San Antonio, Texas     I     iCSI is Changing the Game, Nationally      I    Submitted by: Jason Gatell, Director
  • North East ISD - Media Production Department, San Antonio, Texas     I     Reagan Chamber Orchestra - 2021 TMEA Performance      I    Submitted by: Jason Gatell, Director Of Media Production
  • Papillion La Vista Community Schools, Papillion, Nebraska     I     2021 Greatness Award Winners Announced      I    Submitted by: Chantelle Green, Communications Specialist
  • Papillion La Vista Community Schools, Papillion, Nebraska     I     PLSHS: 2021 Volleyball State Champs      I    Submitted by: Chantelle Green, Communications Specialist
  • Papillion La Vista Community Schools, Papillion, Nebraska     I     #PLCSProud      I    Submitted by: Chantelle Green, Communications Specialist
  • Red Clay Consolidated School District, Wilmington, Delaware     I     Red Clay Celebrates Hispanic Heritage      I    Submitted by: Taylor Green, Chief Communications Officer
  • Redwood City School District, Redwood City, California     I     Sepa más: El distrito explica todo en español      I    Submitted by: Jorge Quintana, Director of Communications
  • Richland County School District One, Columbia, South Carolina     I     Going for the Goal: Back-to-School Employee Convocation Video      I    Submitted by: Chrystal Burgess, Broadcast Communications Specialist
  • Richland County School District One, Columbia, South Carolina     I     Future Firefighters: Lower Richland High School Firefighter Training Academy      I    Submitted by: Rich Owensby, Broadcast Communications Specialist
  • Rockford Public School 205, Rockford, Illinois     I     We’re Hiring: Drive for RPS 205 -- Commercial      I    Submitted by: Cathy Bayer-Eberle, Senior Communications Manager
  • Rockford Public School 205, Rockford, Illinois     I     2021 Graduation Recap      I    Submitted by: Cathy Bayer-Eberle, Senior Communications Manager
  • Rockford Public School 205, Rockford, Illinois     I     RPS 205 Athletic Hall of Fame 2022: Jametta Bland      I    Submitted by: Cathy Bayer-Eberle, Senior Communications Manager
  • Rockland BOCES, West Nyack, New York     I     North Rockland CSD "North Rockland Voice" Video      I    Submitted by: Scott Salotto, Director of Communications and Governmental Relations
  • Rockland BOCES, West Nyack, New York     I     NRCSD is Reducing Our Footprint! Video      I    Submitted by: Scott Salotto, Director of Communications and Governmental Relations
  • San Bernardino County Superintendents of Schools, San Bernardino, California     I     Golden Bell Awards      I    Submitted by: Jenny Owen, Director of Communications and Intergovernmental Relations
  • San Juan Unified School District, Carmichael, California     I     Video Highlighting the naming of Katherine Johnson Middle School      I    Submitted by: Raj Rai, Director of Communication
  • School District 54, Schaumburg, Illinois     I     54 Promise - Elevate Student Success Video      I    Submitted by: Vincent Baran, Executive Director Community Relations
  • School District of Clayton, Clayton, Missouri     I     Disability History & Awareness Month Series      I    Submitted by: Christopher Tennill,  APR, Chief Communications Officer
  • School District of Clayton, Clayton, Missouri     I     A Conversation with Dr. Nisha Patel      I    Submitted by: Christopher Tennill, APR,  Chief Communications Officer
  • School District of Clayton, Clayton, Missouri     I     Diversity Recruitment & Networking Fair Promotion      I    Submitted by: Christopher Tennill,  APR, Chief Communications Officer
  • School District of Holmen, Holmen, Wisconsin     I     Career & Technical Education (CTE) Month Recap Video      I    Submitted by: Travis Judell, Communications Specialist
  • Socorro ISD, El Paso, Texas     I     Socorro ISD Interim Superintendent 100 Day Update Video      I    Submitted by: Daniel Escobar, Chief Communications Officer
  • Socorro ISD, El Paso, Texas     I     2021 Socorro ISD State of the District      I    Submitted by: Daniel Escobar, Chief Communications Officer
  • Socorro ISD, El Paso, Texas     I     2021 Team SISD Teacher of the Year Virtual Announcement      I    Submitted by: Daniel Escobar, Chief Communications Officer
  • Spokane Public Schools, Spokane, Washington     I     Research by North Central IST students could help clean up Spokane River      I    Submitted by: Ryan Lancaster, Director of Media and Marketing
  • Spring ISD, Houston, Texas     I     Every Student. Every Teacher. Every Day.      I    Submitted by: Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications
  • Spring ISD, Houston, Texas     I     Bus Safety Week      I    Submitted by: Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications
  • Springdale Public Schools, Springdale, Arkansas     I     Cafecito + Charla      I    Submitted by: Trent Jones, Communications Director
  • Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, Washington     I     We Believe: Micah Haven      I    Submitted by: Casey Madison, Video production coordinator
  • Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, Washington     I     Day in the life of a Tacoma Online Kindergartener      I    Submitted by: Devin Felix, Video Producer, Storytelling
  • Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, Washington     I     Finding Ben’s Voice      I    Submitted by: Casey Madison, Video production coordinator
  • Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, Washington     I     Kaleigha’s Superhero Story      I    Submitted by: Casey Madison, Video production coordinator
  • Topeka Public Schools, Topeka, Kansas     I     Senior of the Month      I    Submitted by: Dr. Aarion Gray, Director of Communications, Dan Garrett, Sr. Communication Specialist and Michael Williams, Communication Specialist
  • Troy School District, Troy, Michigan     I     Leading with Literacy in the Troy School District      I    Submitted by: Kerry Birmingham, Director of Communications and Strategic Initiatives
  • Waterloo Schools, Waterloo, Iowa     I     Irving Elementary #WaterlooProud      I    Submitted by: Katrina Hemann, Communications Specialist II
  • Waterloo Schools, Waterloo, Iowa     I     Lowell Construction Update      I    Submitted by: Katrina Hemann, Communications Specialist II
  • Wichita Public Schools, Wichita, Kansas     I     Read Along with SUPERintendent Thompson      I    Submitted by: Susan Arensman, News & Media Relations Manager
  • Williamsville Central School District, East Amherst, New York     I     UPK At Country Parkway      I    Submitted by: Nick Filipowski, Director of Communications
  • Ysleta ISD, El Paso, Texas     I     2021 Hanks HS "Uknighted" Unified Floorball Team Video      I    Submitted by: Daniel Martinez, Associate Superintendent of Public Relations
  • Ysleta ISD, El Paso, Texas     I     2021 Hanks MS Topping-Out Ceremony Video      I    Submitted by: Daniel Martinez, Associate Superintendent of Public Relations
  • Ysleta ISD, El Paso, Texas     I     2021 Shoe Giveaway Video      I    Submitted by: Daniel Martinez, Associate Superintendent of Public Relations
  • Ysleta ISD, El Paso, Texas     I     Honoring Dr. Diana Natalicio Video      I    Submitted by: Daniel Martinez, Associate Superintendent of Public Relations
  • Ysleta ISD, El Paso, Texas     I     Superintendent's 2021 Holiday Message Video      I    Submitted by: Daniel Martinez, Associate Superintendent of Public Relations
  • Ysleta ISD, El Paso, Texas     I     Women's Equality Day at YWLA Video      I    Submitted by: Daniel Martinez, Associate Superintendent of Public Relations
  • Ysleta ISD, El Paso, Texas     I     2021 Bel Air HS Topping-Out Ceremony Video      I    Submitted by: Daniel Martinez, Associate Superintendent of Public Relations
  • Ysleta ISD, El Paso, Texas     I     2022 Texas Teacher of the Year Announcement Video      I    Submitted by: Daniel Martinez, Associate Superintendent of Public Relations
  • Ysleta ISD, El Paso, Texas     I     2021 Vaxx Up or Mask Up Video      I    Submitted by: Daniel Martinez, Associate Superintendent of Public Relations

Merit 

  • Alameda County Office of Education, Hayward, California     I     2021 Alameda County Teacher of the Year      I    Submitted by: Michelle Smith McDonald, Director of Communications and Public Affairs
  • Alexandria City Public Schools, Alexandria, Virginia     I     Alexandria City Essential Workers Appreciation Week      I    Submitted by: Julia Burgos, Chief of School and Community Relations
  • Austin Public Schools, Austin, Minnesota     I     The Pi Academy at Southgate      I    Submitted by: Ryan Mayers, Communications Coordinator
  • Beaverton School District, Beaverton, Oregon     I     National Dwarfism Awareness Month: Julian's Cart      I    Submitted by: Shellie Bailey-Shah, Public Communications Officer
  • BHUSD - Beverly Hills Unified School District, Beverly Hills, California     I     BHUSD Welcomes Back Elementary Students to Hawthorne and Horace Mann      I    Submitted by: Rebecca Starkins, 
  • Broken Arrow Public Schools, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma     I     Inside Look at The Edge of Eternity | Pride of BA 2021 Grand National Champions      I    Submitted by: Adam Foreman, Executive Director of Public Relations
  • Central Indiana Educational Service Center, Indianapolis, Indiana     I     Danville Housekeeping      I    Submitted by: Paul Weller, Director of Media Services
  • Ceres USD, Ceres, California     I     Super!ntendent School      I    Submitted by: Beth Jimenez, Communications Specialist
  • CiTi BOCES, Mexico, New York     I     CiTi Learning Lab for Students with Autism      I    Submitted by: CiTi PR, Public Information Coordinator
  • CiTi BOCES, Mexico, New York     I     Homer Central School District: The Wardrobe Feature      I    Submitted by: CiTi PR, Public Information Coordinator
  • Collier County Public Schools, Naples, Florida     I     Artist Diaries Episode 2 - Paloma Chaprnka      I    Submitted by: Chad Oliver, Executive Director of Communications
  • Collier County Public Schools, Naples, Florida     I     The CCPS Story      I    Submitted by: Chad Oliver, Executive Director of Communications
  • Collier County Public Schools, Naples, Florida     I     Join the CCPS Family - HR Recruitment      I    Submitted by: Chad Oliver, Executive Director of Communications
  • Collier County Public Schools, Naples, Florida     I     CCPS Pre-K Violin Program      I    Submitted by: Chad Oliver, Executive Director of Communications
  • Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, Missouri     I     Blue Ridge Fancy Lunch      I    Submitted by: Aurora Meyer, Communication Manager
  • Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, Missouri     I     BHS Zombie Bottle Battle      I    Submitted by: Aurora Meyer, Communication Manager
  • Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, Missouri     I     Planet B      I    Submitted by: Aurora Meyer, Communication Manager
  • Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, Missouri     I     West Boulevard Elementary Steam Day      I    Submitted by: Aurora Meyer, Communication Manager
  • Columbus City Schools, Columbus, Ohio     I     The Power of One      I    Submitted by: Scott Wortman, Chief Communications and Engagement Officer
  • Columbus City Schools, Columbus, Ohio     I     CCS Celebrates Pride Month      I    Submitted by: Scott Wortman, Chief Communications and Engagement Officer
  • Dallas ISD, Dallas, Texas     I     With Equity in Mind video series      I    Submitted by: Sandra Verduzco, Executive Director of Marketing
  • Davis School District, Farmington, Utah     I     I Teach Raul Sanchez      I    Submitted by: Shauna Lund, Community Relations Supervisor
  • Dayton Public Schools, Dayton, Ohio     I     Adult Transition Unit - Dayton Public Schools      I    Submitted by: Alexandra Kincaid, Director, Public Information Office
  • Dayton Public Schools, Dayton, Ohio     I     Dayton Public Schools Career and Technical Education      I    Submitted by: Alexandra Kincaid, Director, Public Information Office
  • Dayton Public Schools, Dayton, Ohio     I     Project Lead the Way Is Preparing Students For the Future at Dayton Public Schools      I    Submitted by: Alexandra Kincaid, Director, Public Information Office
  • Deer Park Schools, Cincinnati, Ohio     I     Parkers: Backstage Pass      I    Submitted by: Jake Snyder, Executive Director of Communications
  • District School Board of Niagara, St. Catharines, Ontario     I     Video: Thank You, Niagara      I    Submitted by: Carolyn LoConte, Communications Officer
  • DoDEA, APO, Armed Forces - Europe, Canada, Middle East, Africa     I     DoDEA Super Bowl PSA      I    Submitted by: Jarrett Simpkins, Audio Visual Producer
  • Dysart Unified School District, Surprise, Arizona     I     Enroll in Dysart Video      I    Submitted by: Renee Ryon, Director of Communications and Public Relations
  • Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD, Fort Worth, Texas     I     EMS ISD Bond Presentation      I    Submitted by: Kristine Hill, Communications Coordinator - Multimedia
  • Fort Bend ISD, Sugar Land, Texas     I     2021 Graduation Recap      I    Submitted by: Veronica Sopher, Chief Communications Officer
  • Fort Bend ISD, Sugar Land, Texas     I     Just Keep Swimming | Marshall HS Swim Team      I    Submitted by: Veronica Sopher, Chief Communications Officer
  • Fort Bend ISD, Sugar Land, Texas     I     Annie's Adventures      I    Submitted by: Veronica Sopher, Chief Communications Officer
  • Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania     I     Adapting, Innovating, and Overcoming: The Story of the 2020-2021 School Year (A Four-Part Series)      I    Submitted by: Bonnie Berzonski, Coordinator of Communications
  • Francis Howell School District, St. Charles, Missouri     I     Principals Month      I    Submitted by: Jennifer Jolls, Director of Communications & Community Relations
  • Frisco ISD, Frisco, Texas     I     The Cricket Experience      I    Submitted by: Frisco ISD Communications, 
  • Frisco ISD, Frisco, Texas     I     2021 Marching Band Showcase      I    Submitted by: Frisco ISD Communications, 
  • Gilbert Public Schools, Gilbert, Arizona     I     Employee of the Year - Videographer Jonason Pauley      I    Submitted by: Dawn Antestenis, Director of Communications and Marketing
  • Grand Island Public Schools, Grand Island, Nebraska     I     GIPS - Mindful You and Me: Goat Yoga      I    Submitted by: Mitchell Roush, Director of Communications & Marketing
  • Grand Prairie ISD, Grand Prairie, Texas     I     The Impact of Kindness: When Lightning Strikes      I    Submitted by: Mitchell Patton, Multi-Media Coordinator
  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, North Carolina     I     Graduation 2021-Congratulations to the Guilford County Schools Class of 2021!      I    Submitted by: Jennifer Brooks, Program Manager Broadcast Communications
  • Gwinnett County Public Schools, Suwanee, Georgia     I     CTE Student of the Year      I    Submitted by: Laura Nurse,  APR, Director of Publications and Public Information
  • Hamilton Southeastern Schools, INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana     I     Learning Never Stops      I    Submitted by: Emily Abbotts, Director of School and Community Relations
  • Hanover County Public Schools, Mechanicsvilee, Virginia     I     Hanover Strong Campaign      I    Submitted by: Brian Capaldo, Coordinator, TV Programming and Production
  • Hawthorn District 73, Vernon Hills, Illinois     I     School of Dual Language Promotional Video      I    Submitted by: Michael McFarlin, Coordinator of District Communications
  • Hawthorn District 73, Vernon Hills, Illinois     I     Hawthorn District 73 Art Show      I    Submitted by: Michael McFarlin, Coordinator of District Communications
  • Highline Public Schools, Burien, Washington     I     Grade-Appropriate Learning Video      I    Submitted by: Tove Tupper, APR, Assistant Director of Communications
  • Jackson-Madison County Schools, Jackson, Tennessee     I     Influence and Inspire      I    Submitted by: Greg Hammond, Chief of Public Information
  • Jersey City Board of Education, Bayonne, New Jersey     I     P.S. #20, Jersey City, NJ - Blue News for 3/25/22      I    Submitted by: Michael Witt, Teacher of the Handicapped
  • Kansas City Public Schools, Kansas City, Missouri     I     KCPS: Convocation 2020 - Rise Above      I    Submitted by: Lynn Goehring, Marketing Manager
  • Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools-USD 500, Kansas City, Kansas     I     Back to the Schools!      I    Submitted by: Edwin Birch, Executive Director of Communications and Marketing
  • Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools-USD 500, Kansas City, Kansas     I     “Superheroes UNITE!” at Arrowhead Middle School      I    Submitted by: Sarah Thacker, Video and Marketing Specialist
  • Lakeville Area Schools, Lakeville, Minnesota     I     Solar Panels Installed on Lake Marion Elementary      I    Submitted by: Stephen Rydberg, Communications Specialist
  • Lexington County School District One, Lexington, South Carolina     I     “We are ONE” Kindness Video      I    Submitted by: Megan Moore, Communications Director
  • Lexington County School District One, Lexington, South Carolina     I     “Where We Stand Wednesday” Video Series      I    Submitted by: Megan Moore, Communications Director
  • Lexington County School District One, Lexington, South Carolina     I     LMES is a National Banner Unified Champion School      I    Submitted by: Megan Moore, Communications Director
  • Leyden HS District 212, Franklin Park, Illinois     I     Wave, the Documentary      I    Submitted by: Karen Geddeis, Director of Communications
  • Liberty Elementary School District #25, Buckeye, Arizona     I     This is Westar      I    Submitted by: Luke Garrison, Communications Director
  • Long Beach USD, Long Beach, California     I     All Means All-We are Better Together      I    Submitted by: Christopher Itson, Assistant Director, Marketing & Media Services
  • Loudoun County Public Schools, Ashburn, Virginia     I     Potomac Falls High School Student Ryan Alam Skydives Onto Football Field      I    Submitted by: Stephanie Knott, Coordinator, Communications Strategy and Planning
  • Mansfield Independent School District, Mansfield, Texas     I     Students with Special Needs Learn Valuable Job Skills      I    Submitted by: Donald Williams, Associate Superintendent of Communications and Marketing
  • Marion County Public Schools, Ocala, Florida     I     Jarrett Tedder: An Anti-Vaping Story      I    Submitted by: Kevin Christian, APR, CPRC, Director of Public Relations
  • McAllen (Texas) Independent School District, McAllen, Texas     I     McAllen ISD Football Night      I    Submitted by: Mark May, Community Information Specialist
  • McAllen (Texas) Independent School District, McAllen, Texas     I     SuperTalk Episode 27      I    Submitted by: Mark May, Community Information Specialist
  • Mesquite ISD, Mesquite, Texas     I     Planning for Success-Fraud Prevention      I    Submitted by: Wei-Tung Chou, Video Producer
  • Mesquite ISD, Mesquite, Texas     I     Student finds his tribe at Vanguard      I    Submitted by: Ted Madden, Video Producer
  • Midway ISD, Belton, Texas     I     Kids React to Park Hill Elementary      I    Submitted by: Robert Pryor, Communications Systems Coordinator
  • New Hanover County Schools, Wilmington, North Carolina     I     Hispanic Heritage Class Promo      I    Submitted by: Caress Clegg, Communications Supervisor
  • New Hanover County Schools, Wilmington, North Carolina     I     NHCS Recap Series (VLOG)      I    Submitted by: Caress Clegg, Administrative Assistant
  • Newton County School System, Covington, Georgia     I     Livingston's Honorary Firefighter      I    Submitted by: Sherri Partee, Director of Public Relations
  • Newton County School System, Covington, Georgia     I     West Newton Shark Tank      I    Submitted by: Sherri Partee, Director of Public Relations
  • Newton County School System, Covington, Georgia     I     We Are NCCA STEM      I    Submitted by: Sherri Partee, Director of Public Relations
  • Newton County School System, Covington, Georgia     I     Operation Candy Cane      I    Submitted by: Sherri Partee, Director of Public Relations
  • Newton County School System, Covington, Georgia     I     Clements GEMS      I    Submitted by: Sherri Partee, Director of Public Relations
  • Newton County School System, Covington, Georgia     I     NCSS Media Specialist of the Year      I    Submitted by: Sherri Partee, Director of Public Relations
  • Newton County School System, Covington, Georgia     I     Be Pro Be Proud Georgia Visits NCSS      I    Submitted by: Sherri Partee, Director of Public Relations
  • Newton County School System, Covington, Georgia     I     BOE Tree Trimmers      I    Submitted by: Sherri Partee, Director of Public Relations
  • Newton County School System, Covington, Georgia     I     NCSS & Atlanta Food Bank Work Together to End Hunger      I    Submitted by: Sherri Partee, Director of Public Relations
  • Newton County School System, Covington, Georgia     I     Change the World Day      I    Submitted by: Sherri Partee, Director of Public Relations
  • Newton County School System, Covington, Georgia     I     Cousins Middle School Celebrates Arbor Day      I    Submitted by: Sherri Partee, Director of Public Relations
  • Panama-Buena Vista Union School District, Bakersfield, California     I     Telling Our Story With Our Diverse Community      I    Submitted by: Kelsey Brackett, Director, Communications & Family Engagement
  • Papillion La Vista Community Schools, Papillion, Nebraska     I     AP Classes Are For You      I    Submitted by: Chantelle Green, Communications Specialist
  • Pulaski County Special School District, Little Rock, Arkansas     I     Winter Weather Q & A      I    Submitted by: Jessica Duff, Executive Director of Communications
  • Red Clay Consolidated School District, Wilmington, Delaware     I     Thank You, Red Clay Heroes!      I    Submitted by: Taylor Green, Chief Communications Officer
  • Redwood City School District, Redwood City, California     I     Roadmap to Reopening My School Video Series      I    Submitted by: Jorge Quintana, Director of Communications
  • San Diego Unified School District, San Diego, California     I     2021 Back to School Guidelines      I    Submitted by: Maureen Magee, Communications Director
  • San Diego Unified School District, San Diego, California     I     Colina Del Sol, Clairemont Mesa East Neighborhoods See Milestones in Campus, Community Transformations      I    Submitted by: Maureen Magee, Communications Director
  • San Diego Unified School District, San Diego, California     I     Students, Community Leaders Celebrate Completed Joint-Use Fields at Rolando Park Elementary School      I    Submitted by: Maureen Magee, Communications Director
  • Santa Clara County Office of Education, San Jose, California     I     COVID-19 Public Service Announcements      I    Submitted by: Kelly Wylie, Director III, Creative Impact & Public Affairs
  • School District of Clayton, Clayton, Missouri     I     The Clayton Experience      I    Submitted by: Christopher Tennill,  APR, Chief Communications Officer
  • School District of Holmen, Holmen, Wisconsin     I     Career & Technical Education (CTE) Month - AgriScience      I    Submitted by: Travis Judell, Communications Specialist
  • Schuylerville Central School District, Schuylerville, New York     I     Surprise military homecoming from Class of 2019 graduate      I    Submitted by: Taryn Kane, Communications Director
  • Southern Westchester BOCES, Harrison, New York     I     Welding at SWBOCES      I    Submitted by: Brian Howard, Director of Communications
  • Spring ISD, Houston, Texas     I     Bedtime Story Series      I    Submitted by: Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications
  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, Louisiana     I     2020-2021 End-of-Year Community Thank You Video      I    Submitted by: Regina McMillan, Public Information Coordinator - Special Programs
  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, Louisiana     I     2022 Bond Issue Video      I    Submitted by: Regina McMillan, Public Information Coordinator - Special Programs
  • St. Vrain Valley Schools, Longmont, Colorado     I     Diplomas and a Song: Graduates Surprise Former Teachers      I    Submitted by: Kerri McDermid, Chief Communications and Global Impact Officer
  • Troy School District, Troy, Michigan     I     Teacher of the Year 2022      I    Submitted by: Kerry Birmingham, Director of Communications and Strategic Initiatives
  • Troy School District, Troy, Michigan     I     Preschool Parent Roundtable      I    Submitted by: Kerry Birmingham, Director of Communications and Strategic Initiatives
  • Troy School District, Troy, Michigan     I     Refresh      I    Submitted by: Kerry Birmingham, Director of Communications and Strategic Initiatives
  • United ISD, Laredo, Texas     I     United for a COVID Free Laredo PSA      I    Submitted by: Susan E. Carlson, Director of ITV
  • Volusia County Schools, DeLand, Florida     I     Volusia County Schools: Volusia Leads Profile // Nereida Colon      I    Submitted by: Nancy Gonzalez, Community Information Specialist
  • Waterloo Schools, Waterloo, Iowa     I     Daniel Carr Inclusion Video      I    Submitted by: Katrina Hemann, Communications Specialist II
  • Waterloo Schools, Waterloo, Iowa     I     Gold Star Teachers 2021      I    Submitted by: Katrina Hemann, Communications Specialist II
  • West Plains, West Plains, Missouri     I     We Are Zizzers      I    Submitted by: Lana Snodgras Snodgras, Director of Communications
  • Williamsville Central School District, East Amherst, New York     I     #WillPower for Wishes      I    Submitted by: Nick Filipowski, Director of Communications
  • Williamsville Central School District, East Amherst, New York     I     STEAM Series      I    Submitted by: Nick Filipowski, Director of Communications

Honorable Mention

  • Adams 12 Five Star Schools, Thornton, Colorado     I     #OnwardTogether - End of the Year Video      I    Submitted by: Christina Dahmen, Communications Manager
  • Allegan Area ESA, Allegan, Michigan     I     Allegan Tech Center Virtual Open House      I    Submitted by: Tom Scheidel, Public Information Coordinator
  • Asheville City Schools, Asheville, North Carolina     I     Welcome Back To School Chat With Dr. Gene      I    Submitted by: Dillon Huffman, Communications Specialist
  • Asheville City Schools, Asheville, North Carolina     I     Graduation. #ACSClassOf2021United      I    Submitted by: Dillon Huffman, Communications Specialist
  • Avondale Elementary School District, Avondale, Arizona     I     AESD Top 3 District      I    Submitted by: Avondale ESD, 
  • Avondale Elementary School District, Avondale, Arizona     I     7ISH QUESTIONS WITH ...      I    Submitted by: Avondale ESD, 
  • Beaverton School District, Beaverton, Oregon     I     Cal's Story      I    Submitted by: Shellie Bailey-Shah, Public Communications Officer
  • Bethel School District, Spanaway, Washington     I     The Writing Revolution      I    Submitted by: Douglas Boyles, Communications Director
  • Bethel School District, Spanaway, Washington     I     Viva Las Vegas GK Football      I    Submitted by: Conor Christofferson, Assistant Director of Communications
  • Cajon Valley Union School District, El Cajon, California     I     Cajon Valley Broadcast - Video Newsletter      I    Submitted by: Howard Shen, Media and Communications Specialist
  • Caldwell ISD, Caldwell, Texas     I     Caldwell ISD's Weekly Wrap - March 11, 2022      I    Submitted by: Kimberly Pagach, Director of Special Projects and Communications
  • Chesterfield County Public Schools, Midlothian, Virginia     I     2022 Teacher of the Year for Chesterfield County Public Schools – Raegen Dinelli      I    Submitted by: Leigh Ann McKelway, writer-editor
  • CiTi BOCES, Mexico, New York     I     25 Shows at Cato-Meridian      I    Submitted by: CiTi PR, Public Information Coordinator
  • Collier County Public Schools, Naples, Florida     I     2020-2021 End of Year Reflection      I    Submitted by: Chad Oliver, Executive Director of Communications
  • Collier County Public Schools, Naples, Florida     I     2021 Virtual Champions Field Day      I    Submitted by: Chad Oliver, Executive Director of Communications
  • Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, Missouri     I     Somethings Fishy at Two Mile Prairie      I    Submitted by: Aurora Meyer, Communication Manager
  • Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, Missouri     I     Paxton Keeley Elementary School Technology Museum      I    Submitted by: Aurora Meyer, Communication Manager
  • Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, Missouri     I     Blind Date with a Book      I    Submitted by: Aurora Meyer, Communication Manager
  • Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, Missouri     I     Operation School Bell      I    Submitted by: Aurora Meyer, Communication Manager
  • Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, Missouri     I     Columbia Public Schools: Maintaining Excellence      I    Submitted by: Aurora Meyer, Communication Manager
  • Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, Missouri     I     Links to Learning      I    Submitted by: Aurora Meyer, Communication Manager
  • Corona-Norco USD, Norco, California     I     Fentanyl Crisis PSA & Testimonial      I    Submitted by: Evita Tapia-Gonzalez, Communications Director
  • Dallas ISD, Dallas, Texas     I     Heritage Campaign      I    Submitted by: Sandra Verduzco, Executive Director of Marketing
  • Dayton Public Schools, Dayton, Ohio     I     Mickey Smith Jr. Visits Dayton Public Schools      I    Submitted by: Alexandra Kincaid, Director, Public Information Office
  • Department of Defense Education Activity, Alexandria, Virginia     I     The History of DoDEA      I    Submitted by: Bradley Fredericks, AV Production Specialist
  • Department of Defense Education Activity, DoDEA Pacific, APO, Armed Forces - Pacific     I     Educators Celebrate DoDEA: Richard Rodgers      I    Submitted by: Daniel Ashley, Audio-Visual Production Specialist
  • Elmbrook Schools, Brookfield, Wisconsin     I     Elmbrook Elementary Principals Surprise First-Ever 4K Students!      I    Submitted by: Eric Hagen, Communications Specialist
  • Fort Bend ISD, Sugar Land, Texas     I     2018 Bond Update | Athletics      I    Submitted by: Veronica Sopher, Chief Communications Officer
  • Fort Wayne Community Schools, Fort Wayne, Indiana     I     Celebrating Black Excellence at Abbett Elementary School      I    Submitted by: Jennifer Atienzo-Fisher, Director of Marketing and Communications
  • Frisco ISD, Frisco, Texas     I     The Impact of Teachers      I    Submitted by: Frisco ISD Communications, 
  • Frisco ISD, Frisco, Texas     I     School Year Recap (2020-2021)      I    Submitted by: Frisco ISD Communications, 
  • GFSD, Glens Falls, New York     I     2021 Capital Project: Focus on the Middle School      I    Submitted by: Skye Heritage, Dir. of Communications
  • Glenbrook H.S. District 225, Glenview, Illinois     I     District 225 Superintendent Segment: A Day In The Life As A Parapro      I    Submitted by: Christina Salonikas, Communications Manager
  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, North Carolina     I     GCS Retirement Video 2021      I    Submitted by: Jennifer Brooks, Program Manager Broadcast Communications
  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, North Carolina     I     Leaving Lindley Elementary 2021      I    Submitted by: Jennifer Brooks, Program Manager Broadcast Communications
  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, North Carolina     I     Happy Thanksgiving!      I    Submitted by: Jennifer Brooks, Program Manager Broadcast Communications
  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, North Carolina     I     GCS and The Lion King      I    Submitted by: Jennifer Brooks, Program Manager Broadcast Communications
  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, North Carolina     I     Principal on the Roof & Human Ice Cream Sundae      I    Submitted by: Jennifer Brooks, Program Manager Broadcast Communications
  • High School District 214, Arlington Heights, Illinois     I     An Inside Look into Max Christie's Journey to Michigan State      I    Submitted by: Linda Ashida, Project Manager
  • Hutchinson Public Schools, Hutchinson, Kansas     I     Students Say Thank You to Staff Members      I    Submitted by: Marissa Meis, Director of Communications
  • Hutchinson Public Schools, Hutchinson, Kansas     I     Once a Salthawk, Always a Salthawk      I    Submitted by: Marissa Meis, Director of Communications
  • Katy ISD Internal & Community Relations Department, Katy, Texas     I     The Greatest Staff      I    Submitted by: Andrea Grooms, Chief Communications Officer
  • Lake Washington School District, Redmond, Washington     I     Affirmation Mirror - Lake Washington School District      I    Submitted by: Collin Sullivan, Communications Manager
  • Lake Washington School District, Redmond, Washington     I     Go Baby Go - Lake Washington School District      I    Submitted by: Collin Sullivan, Communications Manager
  • Los Angeles County Office of Education, Downey, California     I     Season's greetings from the largest regional education agency in the nation      I    Submitted by: Elizabeth Graswich, Executive Director of Communications
  • Loudoun County Public Schools, Ashburn, Virginia     I     One Team, One Fight      I    Submitted by: Stephanie Knott, Coordinator, Communications Strategy and Planning
  • Loudoun County Public Schools, Ashburn, Virginia     I     Class of 2034      I    Submitted by: Stephanie Knott, Coordinator, Communications Strategy and Planning
  • Marion County Public Schools, Ocala, Florida     I     Vanguard Marksman: Bullseye in the Crosshairs      I    Submitted by: Kevin Christian, APR, CPRC, Director of Public Relations
  • Mesquite ISD, Mesquite, Texas     I     Resilience      I    Submitted by: Wade Odom, Video Manager
  • Mesquite ISD, Mesquite, Texas     I     Choose Vanguard: Chibuike Ngere      I    Submitted by: Wade Odom, Video Manager
  • Mesquite ISD, Mesquite, Texas     I     Ages & Stages: Child Find      I    Submitted by: Wade Odom, Video Manager
  • Mesquite ISD, Mesquite, Texas     I     Now More Than Ever      I    Submitted by: Wei-Tung Chou, Video Producer
  • Mesquite ISD, Mesquite, Texas     I     Todd Graham, Hall of Honor      I    Submitted by: Ted Madden, Video Producer
  • Mesquite ISD, Mesquite, Texas     I     The story behind Mesquite coach DeMarcus Harris      I    Submitted by: Ted Madden, Video Producer
  • Newport News Public Schools, Newport News, Virginia     I     2021 State of the Schools      I    Submitted by: Michelle Price, Director of Public Information and Community Involvement
  • Newton County School System, Covington, Georgia     I     Mansfield Teacher Gets $7,000 Haircut for Cancer Research      I    Submitted by: Sherri Partee, Director of Public Relations
  • North East ISD, San Antonio, Texas     I     North East ISD McKinney-Vento Training      I    Submitted by: Jason Gatell, Director
  • Olympia School District, Olympia, Washington     I     OSD 2022 Technology & Safety Replacement Levy      I    Submitted by: Susan Gifford, Executive Director of Communications and Community Relations
  • Omaha Public Schools, Omaha, Nebraska     I     Portrait of an Omaha Public Schools Graduate      I    Submitted by: Jeremy Maskel, APR,  Chief Communications Officer
  • Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, Florida     I     2021 Superintendent's Leadership Summit      I    Submitted by: Shayla Cannady, Assistant Director, Public Relations
  • Parkway School District, Chesterfield, Missouri     I     September 11 Commemoration      I    Submitted by: Paul Tandy, Chief Communications Officer
  • Pattonville School District, St. Ann, Missouri     I     Virtual District Appreciation Night      I    Submitted by: Brian Heyman, Multimedia Communications Specialist
  • Pine-Richland School District, Gibsonia, Pennsylvania     I     Excellence in Education      I    Submitted by: Rachel Hathhorn, Director of Communications
  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, New York     I     One Year Later      I    Submitted by: Dan Sherman, Director of Communications and Jason Laz, Communications Specialist
  • Redwood City School District, Redwood City, California     I     Question, Explore, Create: Summer 2021      I    Submitted by: Jorge Quintana, Director of Communications
  • Redwood City School District, Redwood City, California     I     2021 Longevity Milestone      I    Submitted by: Jorge Quintana, Director of Communications
  • Reynolds School District, Fairview, Oregon     I     Welcome Back  2021-22 Video      I    Submitted by: Joanna Williams, Community Engagement & Volunteer Specialist
  • Roosevelt School District No. 66, Phoenix, Arizona     I     Welcome to the 2021-22 School Year      I    Submitted by: Will Argeros, Multimedia Specialist
  • Salem-Keizer Public Schools, Salem, Oregon     I     Different Choices, Always United      I    Submitted by: Jessica Boone, Communication Coordinator
  • Salem-Keizer Public Schools, Salem, Oregon     I     South Salem High School virtual tour of bond improvements      I    Submitted by: Karma Krause, Capital Construction Public Engagement Manager
  • Salem-Keizer Public Schools, Salem, Oregon     I     Welcome to Native American Heritage Month 2021      I    Submitted by: Jessica Boone, Communication Coordinator
  • Savannah-Chatham County Public School System, Savannah, Georgia     I     SCCPSS Holiday Message      I    Submitted by: Sheila Blanco, Public Information Manager
  • Schenectady City School District, SCHENECTADY, New York     I     What is Your MBK Schenectady Story?      I    Submitted by: Justin Cortese, Public Relations Specialist
  • School District of Clayton, Clayton, Missouri     I     Video Essay - Glenridge Elementary Art Mural      I    Submitted by: Christopher Tennill, APR, Chief Communications Officer
  • Sherman ISD, Sherman, Texas     I     Battle of the Ax Hype Video      I    Submitted by: Ahmad Alzubi, Coordinator of Multimedia
  • Sherman ISD, Sherman, Texas     I     Team of the Month: Warehouse and Print Shop      I    Submitted by: Ahmad Alzubi, Coordinator of Multimedia
  • Spring ISD, Houston, Texas     I     A Special Reunion at Northgate Crossing Elementary      I    Submitted by: Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications
  • Spring ISD, Houston, Texas     I     2022 Board Recognition Month      I    Submitted by: Kristen Cobb, Director of Communications
  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, Louisiana     I     2021 Principal of the Year Video      I    Submitted by: Regina McMillan, Public Information Coordinator - Special Programs
  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, Louisiana     I     2021 Employee Appreciation Video      I    Submitted by: Regina McMillan, Public Information Coordinator - Special Programs
  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, Louisiana     I     2021-2022 Students of the Year Video      I    Submitted by: Regina McMillan, Public Information Coordinator - Special Programs
  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools, Luling, Louisiana     I     2022 Teachers of the Year Video      I    Submitted by: Regina McMillan, Public Information Coordinator - Special Programs
  • St. Vrain Valley Schools, Longmont, Colorado     I     To the Class of 2021 | Honoring SVVSD Graduates      I    Submitted by: Kerri McDermid, Chief Communications and Global Impact Officer
  • Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, Washington     I     97-year-old WWII veteran graduates from Stadium High School      I    Submitted by: Devin Felix, Video Producer, Storytelling
  • Traverse City Area Public Schools, Traverse City, Michigan     I     TCAPS Music Is Community Video      I    Submitted by: Ginger Smith, Executive Director of Marketing and Communications
  • Troy School District, Troy, Michigan     I     More Than A Dream: MLK Day Celebration 2022      I    Submitted by: Kerry Birmingham, Director of Communications and Strategic Initiatives
  • United ISD, Laredo, Texas     I     Our Hometown Hero      I    Submitted by: Susan E. Carlson, Director of ITV
  • Uplift Education, Dallas, Texas     I     Uplift Meridian’s Impact on the Community      I    Submitted by: Kimberly Esparza, Communications Coordinator
  • Valley Christian Schools, Chandler, Arizona     I     VCS Homecoming Week 2021      I    Submitted by: Bryan Winfrey, Director of Communications & Marketing
  • Waterloo Schools, Waterloo, Iowa     I     Kingsley Elementary Leadership      I    Submitted by: Katrina Hemann, Communications Specialist II
  • Waterloo Schools, Waterloo, Iowa     I     Lincoln Sunshine Cart      I    Submitted by: Katrina Hemann, Communications Specialist II
  • Wentzville School District, Wentzville, Missouri     I     WSD Snow Day Video Series      I    Submitted by: Wentzville School District Communications & Community Relations, 
  • West Chicago District 33, West C hicago, Illinois     I     West Chicago District 33 Strategic Plan 2026      I    Submitted by: Salvador Tamayo, Media Teacher
  • West Vancouver Schools, West Vancouver, British Columbia     I     Welcome Back      I    Submitted by: Tricia Buckley, Manager of Communications & Community Engagement

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Excellence

  • Anoka-Hennepin Schools, Anoka, Minnesota     I     No Limits - Back to school video      I    Submitted by: Heather Peters, Assistant Director of Communication and Public Relations
  • Cajon Valley Union School District, El Cajon, California     I     2021 Back to School Celebration Video      I    Submitted by: Howard Shen, Media and Communications Specialist
  • Cedar  Hill ISD, Cedar Hill, Texas     I     2020-21 District Teachers of the Year      I    Submitted by: Tierney Tinnin, Chief of Communications
  • Central Valley School District, Liberty Lake, Washington     I     Lessons in Resiliency: Stories of Challenge and Hope      I    Submitted by: Marla Nunberg, Director of Communications
  • Clover Park SD, Lakewood, Washington     I     Better Together: CPSD Supports Military Families with Special Needs      I    Submitted by: Ben Miller, Community Relations Manager
  • Collier County Public Schools, Naples, Florida     I     Mental Health Moment Episode 4: How Social Media and Bullying Affect Mental Health      I    Submitted by: Chad Oliver, Executive Director of Communications
  • Dallas ISD, Dallas, Texas     I     2021 State of the District      I    Submitted by: Sandra Verduzco, Executive Director of Marketing
  • Dallas ISD, Dallas, Texas     I     "My Shot" Music video      I    Submitted by: Sandra Verduzco, Executive Director of Marketing
  • DoDEA Europe, APO, Armed Forces - Europe, Canada, Middle East, Africa     I     ESOL in Action - Our Afghan Neighbors      I    Submitted by: Jarrett Simpkins, Audio Visual Producer
  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, North Carolina     I     School Bond 2022 Informational Video      I    Submitted by: Wanda Edwards, Director of Communications
  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, North Carolina     I     Persevering in the Midst of a Pandemic      I    Submitted by: Wanda Edwards, Director of Communications
  • Robbinsdale Area Schools, New Hope, Minnesota     I     Introducing New Superintendent David Engstrom      I    Submitted by: Derrick Williams, Senior Marketing and Communications Specialist
  • San Diego Unified School District, San Diego, California     I     First Day of School in the U.S.      I    Submitted by: Maureen Magee, Communications Director
  • Transformation Waco, Waco, Texas     I     G.W. Carver Middle School Fire Relief Efforts      I    Submitted by: Joshua Wucher, Chief Communications Officer
  • Merit 

  • Anoka-Hennepin Schools, Anoka, Minnesota     I     Kindness Has No Limits      I    Submitted by: Heather Peters, Assistant Director of Communication and Public Relations
  • Ascension Public Schools, Donaldsonville, Louisiana     I     A HIRE Education Video      I    Submitted by: Jackie Tisdell, Public Information Officer
  • Donovan Group, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania     I     Allentown Teacher Surprise      I    Submitted by: Liam Goldrick, Partner
  • Fort Wayne Community Schools, Fort Wayne, Indiana     I     Sparking Innovation and Transformation at Fort Wayne Community Schools      I    Submitted by: Jennifer Atienzo-Fisher, Director of Communications
  • Fraser Public Schools, Fraser, Michigan     I     It Starts With Community      I    Submitted by: Kristin Ledford, Director of Communications
  • Fraser Public Schools, Fraser, Michigan     I     Class of 2021 Commencement Recap      I    Submitted by: Kristin Ledford, Director of Communications
  • Hacienda La Puente Unified School District, Hacienda Heights, California     I     HLPUSD State of the District      I    Submitted by: Judy Fancher, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent
  • High School District 214, Arlington Heights, Illinois     I     District 214 Career Pathways      I    Submitted by: Linda Ashida, Project Manager
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools - Kalamazoo, MI, Kalamazoo, Michigan     I     Kalamazoo Public Schools May 2022 Bond      I    Submitted by: Susan Coney, Executive Director of Marketing and Communications
  • Mooresville Schools, Mooresville, Indiana     I     Thank You, Mooresville!      I    Submitted by: Susan Haynes, Communications Director
  • Mounds View Public Schools, Shoreview, Minnesota     I     Serving on the School Board: What does it really mean?      I    Submitted by: Colin Sokolowski, Executive Director of Public Relations
  • Naperville 203, Naperville, Illinois     I     Letters of Advice for 203 New Educators      I    Submitted by: Jacque Clermont, Director of Community Relations
  • Owosso Public Schools, Owosso, Michigan     I     Owosso's Comeback Kids      I    Submitted by: Jessica Thompson, Communications Director
  • Pelham City Schools, Pelham, Alabama     I     Career & Technical Education at Pelham City Schools      I    Submitted by: Nicole Knight, Communications Manager
  • Robbinsdale Area Schools, New Hope, Minnesota     I     Robbinsdale Area Schools racial language video      I    Submitted by: Derrick Williams, Senior Marketing and Communications Specialist
  • San Diego Unified School District, San Diego, California     I     ALL IN for Students and Schools      I    Submitted by: Maureen Magee, Communications Director
  • Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools, Savannah, Georgia     I     Embrace Summer Learning      I    Submitted by: Stacy Jennings, Director of Communications
  • Seneca Valley School District, Harmony, Pennsylvania     I     We Remember      I    Submitted by: Katie Huttinger, Communications Specialist
  • Springfield Public Schools, Springfield, Massachusetts     I     Portrait of a Graduate      I    Submitted by: Azell Cavaan, Chief Communications Officer
  • Stanislaus County Office of Education, Modesto, California     I     2021 Teacher of the Year Video      I    Submitted by: Judy Boring, Public Information Officer
  • Ysleta ISD, El Paso, Texas     I     2021 Ysleta ISD Convocation Video      I    Submitted by: Daniel Martinez, Associate Superintendent of Public Relations

Honorable Mention

  • Alexandria City Public Schools, Alexandria, Virginia     I     Virginia Association of Elementary School Principals (VAESP) National Distinguished Principals Award Program - Nomination Video      I    Submitted by: Julia Burgos, Chief of School and Community Relations
  • Captivate Media + Consulting, Golden Valley, Minnesota     I     Launching SPPS Online School      I    Submitted by: Jake Sturgis, Founder & CEO
  • Captivate Media + Consulting, Golden Valley, Minnesota     I     Showcasing Roseau’s Rockin’ Future!      I    Submitted by: Jake Sturgis, Founder & CEO
  • Cedar  Hill ISD, Cedar Hill, Texas     I     A Lesson in Montessori      I    Submitted by: Tierney Tinnin, Chief of Communications
  • Dickinson Public Schools, Dickinson, North Dakota     I     We are Dickinson Public Schools - Mission Video      I    Submitted by: Sarah Trustem, Director of Communications and Community Relations
  • Donovan Group, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania     I     Ballard Community School District Welcome Video      I    Submitted by: Liam Goldrick, Partner
  • Downers Grove Grade School District 58, Downers Grove, Illinois     I     District 58 Facilities: A Video Series      I    Submitted by: Megan Hewitt, Community Relations Coordinator
  • Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, North Carolina     I     Are You Ready to be on the Front Lines of Public Education      I    Submitted by: Wanda Edwards, Director of Communications
  • Hawthorn District 73, Vernon Hills, Illinois     I     Hawthorn District 73 Recruitment Video      I    Submitted by: Michael McFarlin, Coordinator of District Communications
  • Minuteman Regional Vocational Technical SD, Lexington, Massachusetts     I     Minuteman Technical Institute: Real World Skills for Adult Learners      I    Submitted by: Daniel O'Brien, Communications Director
  • Questar III BOCES, Castleton, New York     I     A Day in the Life of a Student at Questar III and HVCC STEM High School      I    Submitted by: Dan Sherman, Director of Communications and Hudson Valley Community College
  • Seneca Valley School District, Harmony, Pennsylvania     I     Building for the Future      I    Submitted by: Katie Huttinger, Communications Specialist
  • Seneca Valley School District, Harmony, Pennsylvania     I     We're Hiring      I    Submitted by: Katie Huttinger, Communications Specialist
  • Seneca Valley School District, Harmony, Pennsylvania     I     I Love My Teacher      I    Submitted by: Katie Huttinger, Communications Specialist
  • Seneca Valley School District, Harmony, Pennsylvania     I     SV Future Makers: Lightning Round Playlist      I    Submitted by: Katie Huttinger, Communications Specialist

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