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Advancing Education Through Responsible Communication

NSPRA's Mark of Distinct 2016 

Members of the Michigan School Public Relations Association (MSPRA) are public relations and communication specialists, superintendents and board members, community educators and teacher association directors, curriculum specialists, teachers and college professors and students.  >Learn More

 

Thank you to our 2016 Annual Conference Sponsors:

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Creating Gender Inclusive Schools on October 27

Learn how to create a truly inclusive school, gain a sharper understanding of gender, and learn how to respond to issues raised by community members at MSPRA's Fall Drive-In Conference   on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at the Kellogg Center in E. Lansing, featuring Joel Baum of Gender Spectrum in Oakland, CA.  Register online here.

Congratulations 2016 Communication Contest Winners

Forty-two entries were judged, with 19 earning the title of Distinguished, and 13 designated Commendable. Entries were received from across Michigan.

Publications are judged on content, readability and appearance; video productions are evaluated on product quality, content and appeal; and projects or programs are judged on content, appeal and focus/clarity.

Here is the complete list  of this year's winners.

Congratulations 2016 Superintendent Communicator of the Year
The MSPRA Board would like to recognize and congratulate Mr. Jamie Cain, Superintendent of Port Huron Schools, for being selected this year's Outstanding Superintendent Communicator of the Year!   Cain created a dedicated Communications Department for Port Huron Schools, hiring a first-ever Director of Community Relations and Marketing. He has worked closely and consistently with the Director and local media across all platforms to create a clear, cohesive and accessible voice for the school district.
 
Four MSPRA members win National Golden Achievement Awards

The National School Public Relation Association (NSPRA) has announced the winners 
of the 2016 Golden Achievement Awards. Among the winners of this prestigious award are four MSPRA members...

MSPRA Receives National Award for PD

We are pleased to announce that MSPRA has received the 2016 National School Public Relations Assocation (NSPRA) Mark of Distinction Award as an Exemplary Chapter in the Special Focus Area: Professional Development/PR Skill Building. The judges were impressed with the extensive professional development opportunities offered throughout the year and the support and recognition MSPRA provides for members.