Our Rockland BOCES Communications team recently earned 11 New York School Public Relations Association (NYSPRA) awards in the organization’s 39th annual Communications Contest, receiving six first-place awards, three second-place awards and two third-place awards. This year, our six-member team was recognized for excellence in writing, graphic design and videography for digital and print work on behalf of Rockland BOCES, the Suffern Central School District, the South Orangetown Central School District, the East Ramapo Central School District and the North Rockland Central School District. Our team: Director Scott Salotto, Jennifer Citrolo, Michele Kessler, Jenny Mirmelstein, Bridget Clark and Ashley Columbia.

Each year, NYSPRA sponsors one of the nation’s largest awards programs to recognize and celebrate outstanding achievement in educational communications. The contest provides an opportunity for educators and school public relations experts to showcase exemplary communication practices.

The winning 2018 Rockland BOCES projects include:

Award of Excellence  – Annual Report
Rockland BOCES 2016-17 Annual Report

Award of Excellence
2017-18 Calendar
Rockland BOCES 2017-18 Academic Calendar

Award of Excellence
Video
Rockland BOCES: A Year of Excellence 2017

Award of Honor
Special Purpose Publication
Rockland BOCES: “A Parent Guide To School Emergencies”

The winning 2018 South Orangetown projects include:

Award of Excellence
Video
Mission: Engage! Summer STEAM Camp 2017

Award of Honor
Community Newsletter
SOCSD Update Community Newsletter

Award of Honor
Video
Elevate, Engage, Inspire! K-12 Robotics Video

Award of Merit
Video
Elevate, Engage, Inspire! 2018 SOCSD School Maker Faire Video

The winning 2018 East Ramapo Central School District entry:

Award of Excellence
Video
East Ramapo 2018-19 Budget Vote Video

The winning 2018 Suffern Central School District entry:

Award of Excellence
Video
Athletics & Physical Fitness at Suffern Central School Video

The winning 2018 North Rockland Central School District entry:

Award of Honor
Video
NRCSD 2017-18 Board Appreciation video