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Hot Topics

In school public relations it is important to always stay informed about new trends and issues. COSPRA is working to help its members stay ahead through its Hot Topics webinars.

Upcoming Topics

Wednesday, May 29, 1-2 p.m.
From Challenge to Triumph: Douglas County's Strategic Funding Victory
This session examines Douglas County School District’s successful passage of a critical Mill Levy Override in 2023, following an unsuccessful attempt in the previous year. With significant challenges, including unprecedented property tax increases, the district enhanced its strategic approach by further intensifying community engagement and developing a dedicated website to inform the community about its funding challenges. Learn how these efforts communicated the essential need to invest in teacher and staff pay, ultimately securing community approval. 


Presenters: Amanda Kujawa, Douglas County School District; Beth Egan, Finalsite

Recent Sessions

Some representatives from Boulder County shared the work they've been doing to get ready for the new accessibility law before it takes effect in July, including an audit of their website, implementation of tools, and working with outside vendors and volunteers.

  • Accessibility

For COSPRA's first-ever Hot Topic, we focused on the new Accessibility State Law (HB21-1110), which requires all government entities, including Colorado school districts, to meet accessibility standards by July 1, 2024.

  • Accessibility

Third Wednesday of most months from 1-2 p.m.

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