NJSPRA COMMUNICATOR OF THE YEAR

The New Jersey School Public Relations Association’s Communicator of the Year award recognizes the exemplary leadership of New Jersey’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 NJSPRA. 

AWARD DEADLINE FOR 2021 AWARD
Nominations must be submitted on or before March 26, 2021. The award winner will be announced at the Annual Meeting in May.

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CRITERIA

The nominee:

  • Demonstrates the use of effective public relations strategies aimed at supporting public education.

  • Has been recognized as an advocate for public education and has earned a reputation as being highly credible with a variety of audiences.

  • Demonstrates exceptional leadership and communication skills.

  • Demonstrates experience and involvement in communicating with diverse audiences.

  • Implements communication strategies that demonstrate strategic thinking, which contributes to the betterment of public education.

  • Demonstrates effective personal communication with a wide variety of audiences.

  • Demonstrates ethics and professionalism in communication.

  •  Has been recognized as a role model by school communications professionals and other stakeholders as someone whose communication skills and messages have impacted the lives of others.

  • Previous winners are not eligible for nomination.

 

NOMINATION PROCESS

  • 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:

  • Submit an application using the Official Nomination Form.

  • Supporting documents - Include a narrative, no longer than 800 words, outlining how the person or organization has met the award’s criteria. Supporting documentation including, but not limited to, data demonstrating the nominee’s effectiveness in meeting the award criteria, samples of the nominee’s communications work, measures of effectiveness, and letters of support.

  • Each nomination should be submitted on or before March 26, 2021. There is no fee to nominate for the NJSPRA Communicator of the Year.

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