The (HSD) has had it's administrators serve as leaders in various sectors of the education community, and stresses the importance of the district being a leader in the community.
As for it's communications department, there is no slack there either.
Diana Gulotta, HSD's assistant superintendent for communications, was selected president of the Missouri School Public Relations Association (MOSPRA) starting in the 2011-2012 school year.
Gulotta has been a part of HSD for six years.
“I think it’s an honor to be elected and represent the Hazelwood School District on the state level,” she said in a HSD statement. “I’m excited about it because MOSPRA is a very energetic and active school public relations chapter and the organization is doing some really good things, such as hosting a fall conference and co-hosting a spring conference as well as providing additional opportunities for school public relations professionals to receive important professional development.”
MOSPRA is the Missouri state chapter of the National School Public Relations Association. Membership in MOSPRA is primarily composed of school communication practitioners from both public and private school districts, but members also include superintendents, principals, secretaries, education association staff, board of education members and others throughout various education sectors.
According to its website, MOSPRA is dedicated to providing citizens with a better understanding of the objectives, accomplishments and needs of the schools within Missouri's communities.
Gulotta served two years as MOSPRA membership chair and two years as its treasurer, before this newly elected position. MOSPRA officer positions are volunteer positions.