Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) Chief Communications Officer Toni Konz Tatman was awarded the 2023 O.V. Jones Memorial Award from the Kentucky School Public Relations Association (KSPRA) at its spring conference March 24 in Owensboro.
The Kentucky School Boards Association (KSBA) and the Kentucky School Public Relations Association (KYSPRA) recently recognized communications staff, superintendents and other district personnel with the 2013 Outstanding Achievement in School Information Services (OASIS) Professional Development Awards. Four districts were honored with the KSBA Sweepstakes Award, which recognizes the highest scoring set of entries judged in this year’s OASIS program. They [...]
The Kentucky School Public Relations Association (KYSPRA) 2013 Fall Conference, “Communication: A Team Effort," will be held Nov. 7-8 in Bowling Green, will and focus on the role of school communications as part of a district team and the community at large. Sessions are for individuals with communication roles and responsibilities, whether as a full-time role or as one of [...]
Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday reported for duty yesterday at Murray Independent schools, where he spent the day visiting classrooms, lending a hand during bus duty and meeting with students, teachers and district leaders. The school district was the winner of the “Extra Holliday” item offered by the Kentucky School Public Relations Association (KYSPRA) during a silent auction at its [...]
The 2011 Kentucky School Public Relations Association (KYSPRA) Fall Institute will focus on the essential elements of leadership and the development of skills that will take districts to the next level. Several leadership experts, motivational speakers and public relations (PR) skill-building experts are scheduled to appear, including: Stu Silberman, long-time Kentucky superintendent (Daviess and Fayette counties) and recently-named executive director [...]