SEDL Honored with Marketing and Communication Awards

November 23, 2005
Austin, Texas

Laura Shankland
Communications Associate
Phone: 512-391-6556

Joyce Pollard, director of the Office of Institutional Communications at the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory is pleased to announce that SEDL has won several awards in the MarCom Creative Awards 2005 competition. “We are honored that three of our entries received awards,” said Pollard. “This is an international competition for marketing and communication professionals, and this year there were more than 4,500 entries in numerous categories.”

The June 2005 issue of SEDL Letter, “Reaching Our Reading Goals,” won a platinum award, which is given to entries recognized for their excellence in quality, creativity, and resourcefulness. SEDL’s Web site won a gold award, which is presented to entries judged to exceed the high standards of the marketing and communications industry. SEDL’s 2004 Annual Report won an honorable mention.

“The awards reflect a great team effort on all three products,” said Pollard. “Not only are communication staff members involved in producing the magazine, Web site, and annual report, but many SEDL staff members contribute content and ideas that make these products exceptional.”

About SEDL

The Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL) is a nonprofit corporation based in Austin, Texas. SEDL is dedicated to solving significant education problems and improving teaching and learning through research, research-based resources, and professional development. For more information about SEDL, visit