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MetroED Receives Four Statewide Honors for Communication

March 14, 2018 by Jason Sholl 0 comments


The California School Public Relations Association (CalSPRA), a statewide organization that promotes better public understanding, commitment, and support of public education, announced that Metropolitan Education District (MetroED) received four Excellence in Communications Awards. An Award of Merit was awarded for the Silicon Valley Career Technical Education brochure in the General Publications category. Three Awards of Excellence were awarded to K-12 Career Technical Education Again Under Threat in Editorial Writing, MetroED Annual Report 2017 in the Annual Report category, and for in the Website category.

“It is a pleasure to honor MetroED with these awards,” said CalSPRA President Manuel Rubio. “Effective communications connect our communities to our classrooms and builds support for quality learning environments. This is an opportunity to recognize the excellent communication work done every day.”

“Producing high-quality, professional marketing materials at our district has a profound impact on the students we attract, the parents we meet, our staff morale, and the business partners we engage with,” said Jason Sholl, Public Information Officer at MetroED. “We are extremely grateful to CalSPRA for these recognitions and appreciate the support of our education community.”

CalSPRA’s Excellence in Communication Awards program recognizes superior achievement in meeting strategic goals through high-quality communications and public relations programs. Each entry is evaluated by communication professionals on the overall excellence of the entry. Awards were presented at CalSPRA’s Annual Conference and Awards Banquet on March 3, 2018 in San Diego.

About CalSPRA: The California School Public Relations Association (CalSPRA) is a nationally recognized leader in school communications with a membership of more than 300. Members represent school districts and county offices of all sizes, ranging from the largest urban districts to those located in remote areas serving one or two schools, as well as other professionals in the field of education.

About Metropolitan Education District: MetroED provides Career Technical Education and academic programs to over 2,600 high school and adult students in Santa Clara County. From its campus located centrally in San Jose, California, the district operates Silicon Valley Career Technical Education and Silicon Valley Adult Education. Register for a free campus tour or get more information at:

Jason Sholl

Public Information Officer
Metropolitan Education District
Phone: (408) 723-4245