TCTA won five awards in the 2013 Texas School Public Relations Association (TSPRA) Star Awards program. The awards were announced at TSPRA's annual Star Awards Celebration held Feb. 19, 2014, in Austin.

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

This year, TSPRA received 1,062 entries that spanned 45 categories, which were broken down into size divisions.

TCTA won the following awards:

Best of Category, Holiday (10,000+ students)
2012 TCTA Holiday Greeting Card

Gold, Magazine (all divisions)
The Classroom Teacher magazine (winter 2012-13 and spring 2013 issues)

Gold, Brochure (30,000+ students)
2013 TCTA Convention promo brochure

Silver, Booklet (30,000+ students)
2012-13 Survival Guide (extreme sports theme)

Silver, e-Newsletter External (30,000+ students)
TCTA eUpdate e-newsletter (2012-13 issues)

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