The work of the Central Consolidated School District's Public / Media Relations Office is to pursue and execute effective internal and external communication between the District administration, schools, departments, teachers, and staff to our parents, community members, and the media. The goal is to be transparent while providing accurate information.
The District supports and follows the New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act and the New Mexico Open Meetings Act. The District also supports and values a free press, the free flow of information and an informed society; and the work of the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government and the New Mexico Sunshine Portal.
The Public Relations and Information Officer acts as the District spokesman in the media, responds to media and public records requests, and is the District website's content manager at www.ccsdnm.org.
James Preminger, CCSD's Public Relations and Information Officer, has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of New Mexico. He has been with CCSD since 2008.
Preminger's journalism experience includes being a journalist at The Albuquerque Journal, The Farmington Daily Times, The Navajo Times, The Kingman Daily Miner, and as a photojournalist for The Sedona Red Rock News. Preminger served as a public affairs specialist / soldier during the Cold War with the U.S. Army V Corps Headquarters Public Affairs Office in Frankfurt, West Germany.