School Communications


Build a Magnetic Brand

Our community-engaged branding process MissionIgnition™ goes beyond a logo. Redefine your communications with expert brand messaging, graphic design and a visual identity toolkit.

richfield public schools graduate
salina greatness grows here nspra gold medallion award winner


Integrate Strategies to Drive Results

Our award-winning campaigns get results and grow enrollment. We function as your in-house marketing partner, helping you strategically plan, implement and drive results. Working with small and large school systems, we have successfully launched new program campaigns, attracted enrollment, and positively impacted attitudes and behavior in creative, effective and lasting ways.


A BIG Project, Expertly Managed

Make your website the primary source of information for all stakeholders. Reduce calls, complaints and rumors with a site designed for the user experience. Our clients trust our award-winning web services team. Following our Life Cycle of a Website™ Process,  meet your goals, manage your project and launch on time.

sdcoe website
Superintendent Nate Rudolph out in the community

Photo credit: JoJo’s Photos & Studio


Proven, Proactive Communications

As a school leader, you have a vision. You are committed to engaging your team and community effectively, building trust and credibility, and enhancing the culture. You need planful communication to achieve your goals. We can help. Vision in focus gives you a strategic communications partner to meet your district and community needs.

2023 NSPRA Gold Medallion Award

Celebrating two 2023 Gold Medallion Awards in partnership with:
1. Osseo Area Schools: Building a Better Future (Phase I Referendum Campaign)
2. Salina Public Schools: Greatness Grows Here (Enrollment Marketing Campaign)

calspra website award
nspra golden achievement award marketing
nspra publications & digital media excellence award
northern lights awards
nspra golden achievement award branding


We’re Here to Help

For more than 35 years, CEL’s clients have trusted us as their communications partner — helping them strategically plan, implement, and ultimately grow using effective marketing and public relations tactics. No matter what your goal is, we help make it happen when we sign on with you. Telling your story and getting your message to your marketplace in a Creative, Effective, and Lasting way is our business – with a return on your investment.