TCTA won six awards in the 2012 Texas School Public Relations Association (TSPRA) Star Awards program. The awards were announced at TSPRA's annual Star Awards Celebration held Feb. 20, 2013, in Corpus Christi.

Each year, TSPRA recognizes communicators in school districts, education foundations, education associations and organizations for their work in print and electronic media categories. There are 45 main categories covering various media such as newsletters, programs, posters, reports, image/identity packages, photography, writing, graphics, video, electronic presentations, mobile apps, campaigns and websites.

This year, TSPRA received 983 entries that spanned 45 categories, which were broken down into size divisions.

TCTA won the following awards:

Gold, Booklet (30,000+ students)
2012 Primary Elections Guide

Gold, Booklet (30,000+ students)
2011-12 Survival Guide (roadways theme)

Gold, Magazine (all divisions)
The Classroom Teacher magazine (fall 2011, winter 2011, spring 2012)

Gold, Advertisement (30,000+ students)
“Teach, Learn, Succeed” billboards

Silver, e-Newsletter External (30,000+ students)
TCTA eUpdate e-newsletter (2011-12 issues)

Bronze, Website (30,000+ students) ancillary website































TSPRA is a nonprofit, professional organization dedicated to promoting public schools through effective communications.