COVID-19: Graduation and more questions to consider

Now that your district is getting somewhat settled with emergency remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, your communication needs and priorities are continuing to evolve.

December 22, 2020 at 5:42 AM | Tags: COVID-19, COVID-19 Communications

COVID-19: Rating Ohio’s remote learning

Do you wonder how remote learning is going in Ohio? Fallon Research & Communications, Inc. released a new survey on how parents think Ohio schools are doing with technology and communication amid the COVID-19 virus. Check it out here.

December 22, 2020 at 5:38 AM | Tags: COVID-19, COVID-19 Communications

COVID-19: Social Media Content Library

Using social media to keep in touch and share information with families and your community is more important than ever. We have created a social media content library with graphics and post copy so you can easily share information quickly and easily.

December 22, 2020 at 5:35 AM | Tags: COVID-19, COVID-19 Communications

COVID-19: What our social media analytics tell us and your next steps

After a month of emergency remote learning, we are all learning and trying different things to engage the community. It is inspiring to see all that you are doing to make the best of this difficult situation. Keep up the good work!

December 22, 2020 at 5:32 AM | Tags: COVID-19, COVID-19 Communications

From the Podcast: COVID-19 and communication right now

In the latest episode of our podcast, Joel and Carole discuss COVID-19 and communication and how the pandemic is affecting schools

In this episode, hosts Carole Dorn-Bell and Joel Gagne discuss how schools are coping with the coronavirus.

December 22, 2020 at 5:09 AM | Tags: COVID-19, COVID-19 Communications, podcast

COVID-19: School closure graphics

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced today that emergency remote learning has been extended through the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. We have added graphics and sample text to share on social media to our content library here.

December 22, 2020 at 5:02 AM | Tags: COVID-19, COVID-19 Communications

From the Podcast: COVID-19 and what’s ahead with communication

Joel and Carole discuss COVID-19 and what’s ahead with communication for school districts during the coronavirus pandemic

In this episode, hosts Carole Dorn-Bell and Joel Gagne talk about COVID-19 and what’s ahead with communication. 

December 22, 2020 at 4:57 AM | Tags: COVID-19, COVID-19 Communications, podcast

Copyrights and social media…What to keep in mind as you post

As you prepare for virtual graduations and other programs, we want to bring to your attention the need to be vigilant about reminding your staff about the importance of adhering to copyright laws. 

December 22, 2020 at 4:51 AM | Tags: COVID-19, COVID-19 Communications

The looming fiscal crisis for schools: Four ways to talk with your community about finances

How can schools position themselves for effective communication with the looming fiscal crisis? 

December 22, 2020 at 4:46 AM | Tags: COVID-19, COVID-19 Communications, podcast

From the podcast: Agile leadership in uncertain times

Frequent guest Diane Egbers joins Carole Dorn-Bell to discuss the importance of agile leadership in uncertain times, like the current COVID-19 pandemic.

December 22, 2020 at 4:37 AM | Tags: COVID-19, COVID-19 Communications, podcast

Prepping for a school year amid uncertainty

Hosts Carole Dorn-Bell and Joel Gagne explain four focus areas to consider while planning for a school year amid uncertainty

December 22, 2020 at 4:06 AM | Tags: COVID-19, COVID-19 Communications, podcast

School district social media and school staff

As we face times in our country of increasing complexity around several social issues, we want to bring to your attention the need to be vigilant about reminding your staff of the importance of adhering to social media guidelines for both school and district employees.

December 21, 2020 at 5:07 AM | Tags: school district social media, social media guidelines