Communications and Community Relations

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    Devra Ashby, APR
    Communications Director
    (719) 520-2286

    Our goal is to enhance communications within Colorado Springs School District 11 and between schools and the community.Functions:

    • Provide information to the media, staff and community through a wide-range of methods including social media, the District website and Comcast Cable Channel 16/Falcon Broadband Channel 73.
    • Serve as the liaison between the School District and the community.
    • Publicize, recognize and reward employee and student contributions toward increasing achievement.
    • Increase the communications IQ of the entire District by assisting the staff to recognize their achievement and events of interest to the community and offer support in working with the media.
    • Help plan and facilitate District activities and events.

     

    AWARDS

    nspra award

    2016
    Colorado School Public Relations Association’s Communications Excellence Awards
    Golden Achievement Award: Vision 2030
    Publications and Electronic Media Merit Award for Special Purpose Video: D11 Career & Technical Ed – Gilbert Santiago
    Publications and Electronic Media Merit Award for Special Purpose Video: Mitchell High School Alumni Inspiration Hall

    2014
    Merit Award for Television Programming (HS Volleyball Pregame Show) (COSPRA)
    Merit Award for Television Programming (HS FB Palmer V. Doherty) (COSPRA
    Merit Award for Special Purpose Video (Welcome to Sparta) (COSPRA)
    Merit Award for Special Purpose Video (Why We Do What We Do) (COSPRA)
    Merit Award for Marketing Materials (Roy J. Wasson Academic Campus Brochure) (COSPRA)
    Merit Award for Marketing Materials (District 11 Middle School Operations) (COSPRA)
    Merit Award for Marketing Materials (If You Want It, We've Got It) (COSPRA)
    Excellence Award for Writing (COSPRA)
    Excellence Award for Special Purpose Video (COSPRA)
    Excellence Award for Special Purpose Video: Thank You Rotary (COSPRA)
    National School Public Relations Assoc. Golden Achievement Award for Exemplary Public Relation