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District communication efforts recognized for excellence

COSPRA Golden Achievement Award

DOUGLAS COUNTY – The work of the DCSD Community Relations team has been recognized for communications excellence by the Colorado School Public Relations Association (COSPRA). The district received four awards, as listed below,
at the annual COSPRA luncheon and awards program held May 2 in Denver. 

Golden Achievement Award DCSD Website
Award of Excellence-Internet/Intranet Website DCSD Website
Award of Merit-Identity/Image Package DCSD Brand Book and Elements
Award of Merit-Special Purpose Video Out of the Darkness-Suicide Awareness

"With an eye toward quality, consistency, collaboration, and diversity, the DCSD Community Relations team has developed and implemented a broad range of innovative tools to provide parents, students, staff, and the community many different paths to learn about DCSD news, events, and the latest district developments," said Community Relations Officer Cinamon Watson. "Outreach tools include the DCSD mobile app, "Let's Talk Education," a weekly radio show, DCSD telephone townhalls, Doug TV, social media platforms, e-newsletters, and more."

Watson added, "This year, we are especially proud of the new and improved DCSD website. We are honored to receive the COSPRA Golden Achievement Award. Our goal is to provide excellent communication and continually add new vehicles of news delivery."

COSPRA advocates for effective public relations practices that support student achievement and civic conversations that prompt the public to be better informed and involved in support of public education.

May 6, 2014 | By SCPaulsen | Category: Communications

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