The New York School Public Relations Association’s Communicator of the Year award recognizes the exemplary leadership of New York’s school communications professionals for demonstrated commitment to the enhancement of communication and relationships between public schools and the students, families and communities they serve. The award honors those who recognize that communication is a critical component of leadership. Nominees must be current members of NYSPRA.
Award Deadline for 2018 Award
The nomination period for 2018 has ended.
Nominations must be submitted on or before Thursday, July 19, 2018. The award winner will be notified in September 2018 and recognized at the New York State School Boards Association Convention this October in New York City and the 2019 NYSPRA Annual Conference, slated to be held in Syracuse in March 2019. The winner will receive paid registration to the NYSPRA Spring Conference.
Nominations for the Communicator of the Year Award may be made by anyone. An individual may submit more than one nomination; however each nomination must include its own, individual set of nomination materials and nomination form.
To nominate someone:
Judging will be completed by past or current presidents of the National School Public Relations Association state chapters throughout the country.
There is no fee to nominate for the Communicator of the Year award.
2017 Communicator of the Year
Evelyn McCormack, CEO
Mac Digital Communications
2016 Communicator of the Year
Dr. Catherine Knight, Coordinator of Public Information
Garden City Public Schools