NSPRA Recognition AwardsThe nomination deadline for the 2012 NSPRA Presidents Award and Barry Gaskins Mentor Legacy Award has been extended to February 27, 2012. This is your opportunity to recognize professional colleagues who have significantly impacted the school public relations profession and served as role models and mentors to others throughout their careers.
The NSPRA Presidents Award is the highest honor bestowed by the Association. It is given to recognize a (living) individual NSPRA member for outstanding professionalism and integrity throughout a career as an educational public relations practitioner and for contributing to the advancement of educational public relations. In addition, it recognizes the member’s active involvement and leadership at a national level as well as substantive professional contributions to NSPRA. Only current chapter presidents, past NSPRA Executive Board members, and past Presidents Award recipients may nominate deserving members for this award, so we hope that you will consider submitting a nomination for a deserving colleague. Click here for the nomination form. Nominations must be postmarked on or before February 14.
The Barry Gaskins Mentor Legacy Award recognizes a practicing school public relations professional for: outstanding efforts in mentoring colleagues new to school public relations; providing counsel and advice on job success; and assisting colleagues in their professional development by creating or providing programs and activities designed to improve PR skills and knowledge. If you have a mentor who deserves recognition, why not nominate him or her for this special NSPRA award? Any professional-level member may submit a nomination, so we encourage you to share this with your chapter members. Click here for the nomination form. Nominations must be postmarked on or before February 14.