Awards and Accolades

  • The National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) aims to advance education through responsible communication and practical approaches to solving school district and agency communication problems. NSPRA provides school communication training and services to school leaders throughout the United States, Canada, and the U.S. Dependent Schools worldwide.

    NSPRA Golden Achievement Award Image

    The Golden Achievement Award recognizes exemplary work in all aspects of school public relations, communication, marketing and engagement. Each entry is judged individually against the contest criteria - not against other entries - and judges select as many winners as meet the award criteria.

    2021 Golden Achievement Awards

    • Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, Mo.
      PR Education TV/video/podcasting programs

    • Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, Mo.
      District Financial Aid and Budget Transparency Columbia Public Schools Communicates District Financial and Budget Information  to Better Engage Stakeholders

    • Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, Mo. 
      Fast-Tracked  Digital Learning Initiatives   A Global Pandemic Gives Columbia Public Schools the Opportunity to Implement the 1:1 Technology Initiative Across the District.

    • Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, Mo.
      Outreach During a Time of Pandemic 

    2021 NSPRA National School Communication AwardsNSPRA’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. Possible honors include Awards of Excellence, the highest level of recognition; Awards of Merit, the second place level of recognition; and Honorable Mention, the third-place level of recognition in various categories.

    2021 Publication and Digital Media Excellence Awards