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Annette (Gray) Stevenson

Writer, Editor, Content Strategist

"Creativity Takes Courage"
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Portfolio

Public Relations

PSBA
09/24/2021
PSBA Requests that the PA House of Representatives oppose House Bill 1254 - PSBA

Media contact for PSBA: Annette Stevenson Chief Communications Officer Pennsylvania School Boards Association [email protected] For Immediate Release PSBA Requests that the PA House of Representatives oppose House Bill 1254 Mechanicsburg, PA (September 24, 2021) - The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA), on behalf of the 4,500 elected officials who govern the commonwealth's public school districts,...

PSBA
02/23/2021
PSBA Announces the Launch of the Keystone Center for Charter Change - PSBA

Media contact for PSBA: Annette Stevenson Chief Communications Officer Pennsylvania School Boards Association [email protected] Mechanicsburg, PA (February 23, 2021) - The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) announced today, the launch of the Keystone Center for Charter Change. PSBA has long advocated on behalf of its membership-the public school districts of the commonwealth-for change to Pennsylvania's...

PSBA
05/20/2021
Charter School Taskforce Report Released: The Outcome of a Multiyear Effort Spearheaded by PSBA -...

For Immediate Release Media contact for PSBA: Annette Stevenson Chief Communications Officer Pennsylvania School Boards Association [email protected] Charter School Taskforce Report Released: The Outcome of a Multiyear Effort Spearheaded by PSBA Mechanicsburg, PA (May 20, 2021) - The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) announced today, the release of a Charter School Task Force Report.

PSBA
08/31/2021
PSBA Responds to Mask Mandates in Pennsylvania's Public Schools - PSBA

For Immediate Release Media contact for PSBA: Annette Stevenson Chief Communications Officer Pennsylvania School Boards Association [email protected] PSBA Responds to Mask Mandates in Pennsylvania's Public Schools Mechanicsburg, PA (August 31, 2021) - The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) is responding to today's announcement from Governor Wolf, instituting a statewide mask mandate for all K-12 students while in school...

PSBA
06/25/2021
PSBA Pleased with Prioritization of Public Education in 2021-22 State Budget - PSBA

For Immediate Release Media contact for PSBA: Annette Stevenson Chief Communications Officer Pennsylvania School Boards Association [email protected] PSBA Pleased with Prioritization of Public Education in 2021-22 State Budget Mechanicsburg, PA (June 25, 2021) - The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) is pleased that the 2021-22 state budget will prioritize public schools and students by including significant increases for basic and special education subsidies, as well as...

B2B Magazines, Editorial Direction

Joomag
PSBA Bulletin September/October 2021 September/October 2021

The September/October issue focuses on technology in schools, with features on cybersecurity at school and district-based online learning programs. Also, learn about the elements of a strong onboarding process for new school directors.

Joomag
PSBA Bulletin May/June 2021

In this issue, reflect on changes to instructional models at districts statewide and creative ways schools are tracking and addressing learning loss. Hear from students about what the experience was like for them and from school leaders on how districts trained teachers on virtual technology.

Greenhealthmagazine
Greenhealth Magazine | A Practice Greenhealth Member Publication

Although Practice Greenhealth members work to make Earth Day every day, when the annual national celebration rolls around (April 22), many pull out all the stops. For some facilities, Earth Day was a chance to build upon the success of... Read More

Tax Executive
Tax Executive | The professional journal of Tax Executive Institute

Latin America: Many Trading Partners, Diverse Tax... In 2015, the vast majority of U.S. international companies have many... For a large majority of business taxpayers and their in-house... The OECD's BEPS Final Report Part I: Introduction and Background 15 Actions, Dozens of Questions...

Joomag
March April 2021 Bulletin March April 2021 Bulletin

This issue focuses on professional development for boards. From social and emotional awareness to dealing with conflict, learn how to grow and govern effectively. Also, prepare for Spring Virtual Advocacy Day on March 22 with a feature and resources on virtual advocacy.

The Federal Credit Union Jan-Feb 2016
01/15/2016
Hitting the Digital Sweet Spot

Annette Gray, senior editor, TFCU magazine, contributing writer, ghostwriter, Digital Download (column) written on behalf of Kirsten Orr

Joomag
Jan Feb 21 Bulletin January/February 2021

In the January/February issue, meet 2021 PSBA President Dr. Art Levinowitz and read about his plans and priorities for the year. Also, take a look at how board operations have adapted during the pandemic and get tips for cost savings in the current economic environment.

Joomag
PSBA Bulletin March/April 2020

Prepare for Advocacy Day and other interactions with legislators with tips and resources in this issue. Plus, learn about creative ways to encourage students' civic engagement. New features include a book review on Angela Duckworth's bestseller, Grit, and a member profile.

Joomag
Bulletin_SLC issue_20 Special Conference Issue

It's time for the PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference - a premier annual event for school leaders in Pennsylvania! This special conference issue of the Bulletin can help you prepare to make the most of your conference experience and spark new ideas.

Joomag
PSBA Bulletin May/June 2020

In this issue, you'll find articles on education foundations, working with your business manager during budget season, and crisis communications during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Joomag
PSBA Bulletin Sept/Oct 2020

This digital-only issue of the Bulletin contains features on how schools are meeting students' needs during the pandemic, including addressing trauma and providing meals. Learn more about the evolution of the Principals for Governance and Leadership, and data privacy and protection laws related to education.

Blog Writing

Change Creator
10/11/2016
EP17: How to Grow Your Readership to 3,000,000 Per Month In Less Than a Year with Sam Parr

Now with attendance capped at 2000, they come to hear fifteen of the most outrageously successful and interesting startup founders that Sam along with his co-founder, John Havel, and his fellow Hustlers can find. These fantastic fifteen are there to share startup tactics for non-techies, in what's been described as a less uptight version of TED.

Kitchenmagic
06/05/2020
Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Kitchen Cabinet Refacing

You already know all of the reasons why your current kitchen design isn't working for you overall or in-part. But, if you need that extra push to move forward with updating your kitchen, the 2019 Remodeling Impact Report from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reveals that 74% of those surveyed have an increased sense of enjoyment when they are home since completing their remodeling project.

Kitchenmagic
06/29/2020
A Clean Kitchen: Antimicrobial Options for Counters and Floors

Although kitchens have long-been thought of as the heart of the home, they have become even more critical and central to daily life as we've been staying-in more due to the globally impacting, hard-to-kill COVID-19 virus. Shortly back in 2014, the United States Department of Agriculture cited that Americans over 18 years of age spend 37 minutes in food preparation and cleanup.

Kitchenmagic
02/24/2020
The Pros, Cons and New Creative Uses for the 4-Inch Backsplash

In 2020, kitchen backsplashes are as varied and ranging as the homeowners who select them. They can be anything you want them to be, and you can select what best suits you and your unique preferences. What's more, they can help make your kitchen a reflection of your personal style.

Kitchenmagic
03/16/2020
Amazing Kitchen Remodeling Apps to Get Ideas

itchen design and remodeling apps can help you visualize what your finished project might look like and they are a great place for homeowners to begin. The experts here at Kitchen Magic recommend using our free Any home remodeling project can be overwhelming, but luckily there are plenty of resources available to help educate and inspire homeowners.

Kitchenmagic
07/06/2020
Custom Kitchen Features - the Distinction is in the Details

As you're thinking about kitchen improvements, or contemplating a whole remodel of the most frequently used room in your house, a quick check list will likely include kitchen cabinets, flooring, appliances and countertops. However, before you get too far down the path in planning, pause to also consider how to make your kitchen distinctly yours.

Kitchenmagic
02/26/2020
Can I Switch Out the Cabinets Underneath My Granite Countertop?

Here's a scenario we come across more frequently than you'd think: Homeowners have existing granite countertops that they really like, often recently installed or just well preserved, and they don't want or need to replace them. But the cabinets underneath are noticeably not "up-to-snuff" anymore. What should they do?

Kitchenmagic
07/13/2020
Protecting Your Investment in Kitchen Cabinet Doors

When planning your budget for a kitchen remodel, the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) recommends allocating 10-25% of your home's value. The NKBA also cites kitchen cabinetry as the largest expense, accounting for up to of 30% of your overall kitchen remodeling budget.

Consumer Magazines, Feature Writing

Lehighvalleystyle
Remaking the Family Home

By Annette Gray I Photography by Paul S. Bartholomew (page 1 of 2) The Michael and Eve Metzger family have called their house in Coopersburg home since moving there in 2004. They moved into a Dutch Colonial-style house, originally constructed in 1977 and situated on a lush, semi-rural, six-acre parcel, including a pond with an island and an in-ground pool.

Lehighvalleystyle
Get Your Move On

By Christian kogler & Annette Gray (page 1 of 5) We each have individual needs when it comes to fitness. Achieving a sense of well-being and good health is an experience unique to each of us. The Lehigh Valley is filled with options for every fitness level, pace and preference.

NKBA Magazine, Editorial Direction & Feature Writing

Event Marketing

Paschoolleaders
PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference

The Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators (PASA) and PSBA host a joint, multi-day conference for school leaders from across the commonwealth. Serving and supporting the role of school administrators and school board directors, the programming of the event is designed to inform and inspire.

Profiles Magazine, Internal Ad
Art of the Industry

2009 NKBA Design Competition The 40 Best Kitchen & Bath Designs of the Year

Design Leadership Network
Sponsor Acknowledgement

Thank you to the sponsors of the 2014 membership and conference program.

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