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MetroED Receives Statewide Honor for Communications

CalSPRA Awards 2022

The California School Public Relations Association (CalSPRA), a statewide organization that promotes better public understanding, commitment, and support of public education, is pleased to announce that Metropolitan Education District (MetroED) received an Award of Merit for MetroED Website Redesign in the Internet/Intranet/Website category.  

“It is extremely exciting to honor MetroED with this award,” said CalSPRA President Matthew Jennings. “CalSPRA members across California helped lead our school communities through the challenges of this pandemic, providing effective communication in the face of uncertainty and polarization. Now, more than ever, successful communication is at the heart of public education. This award-winning example is just one-way MetroED provides excellent communication work every day.”

“We are grateful to CalSPRA for recognizing our work on MetroED’s websites,” said Webmaster/Marketing Specialist Amanda Durbin. “We rebuilt and redesigned the website to deliver a better user experience. We wanted it to optimize communications with our school community. We appreciate the award and are glad to stand among many other excellent creatives.”

At the culmination of a two-year period with a variety of challenges that have required extraordinary communication efforts at the district and county office levels, CalSPRA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 Excellence in Communications Awards.  

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 10, in Sacramento.

About CalSPRA: The California School Public Relations Association (CalSPRA) is a nationally recognized leader in school communications with a membership of more than 600. 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: