Communicating with digital parents
Today’s digital parents are driving change in the way K-12 school districts think about communication. Find out how and where to reach this influential cadre of parents.
Schoolwires redesigns CGCS website
Our new responsive website for the Council of the Great City Schools (CGCS) highlights important assets for districts, brings more visibility to social media tools for increased engagement, and ensure users can view and navigate the site on a wide range of devices and browsers.
Exploring digital parents’ vision for 21st century learning
Your district’s educational success will largely be determined by how well your vision aligns with that of digital parents. Explore ways to create a shared vision for digital tools in 21st century learning.
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Dr. Timothy Purnell selected as New Jersey's 2015 candidate for the American Association of School Administrators' National Superintendent of the year award
Congratulations to Dr. Timothy Purnell, Chief Education Officer of Somerville Public Schools, who was selected as New Jersey's 2015 candidate for the American Association of School Administrators' National Superintendent of the year award by the New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA).
HISD Superintendent and Chief Technology Officer recognized by national education publication
Congratulations to HISD Superintendent Dr. Terry Grier and Chief Technology Information Officer Lenny Schad recognized for their leadership in education technology by Education Week.
Houston ISD (TX) Superintendent Grier wins 2014 Urban Educator of the Year award.
The Council of the Great City Schools awarded Superintendent Terry Grier the 2014 Urban Educator of the Year award during its annual fall conference. Grier was recognized for his ability to accelerate academic gains that produce a higher graduation rate, especially among African American and Hispanic students, and for substantially decreasing the student dropout rate.
Ligonier Valley School District has been selected for the 2014 Best of Ligonier Award in the K-12 Schools category
Each year, the Ligonier Award Program identifies companies they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community. Ligonier Valley School District was selected because they enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and their community, making the area a great place to live, work, and play.
North Tonawanda City Schools earns award in State communications contest
Congratulations! The North Tonawanda Schools website received an award from the New York School Public Relations Association for its use of graphics and news content.