• CommunicationsPlus ~ April 2022

    This month's issue includes:  2022-23 Key Dates for School Calendars; Communications Planning Templates and Samples; Follow Your Vision, Mission and Goals; The Value of In-Person Communication; When to Market and When to Engage; Insights for Parents: Are Your Kids Respectful at School?

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  • CommunicationsPlus ~ March 2022

    This month's issue includes:  An Informed Staff is Essential to Crisis Communication; Apology-writing Tips and How to Make the Most of a Mistake; Developing Empathy as a Board Member; Understanding the Budget Process; Why Email is Still an Effective Way to Reach People;  Insights for Parents: Recognize and Stop Virtual Bullies.

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  • CommunicationsPlus - February 2022

    This month's issue includes:  Increasing Visibility to Improve Trust; Inviting People into Schools; School Boards: Understanding Your Role is Critical In a Crisis; Thank You for Your Board Service: Resources for New and Reelected School Board Members; Tips for Building Social Media Accounts; Insights for Parents: Kids Need Mental Health Help.

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  • CommunicationsPlus ~ January 2022

    This month's issue includes:  Accreditation in Public Relations and Why it Matters; Keep Families Engaged with an Easy-to-Use Website; What is Your Professional Development Plan?; What Should You Put in Newsletters?; Here's to You! Tips for Good Health; Insights for Parents: Vaccines, Boosters, and Kids.

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  • CommunicationsPlus ~ November/December 2021

    This month's issue includes:  PR is an Invaluable Management Function; Refresing your Safety Practices; Share Information About your Nutrition Program; Support the Health and Well-being of Teachers; Tips for Schools: A Pandemic Twist on the Teacher Feature; Insights for Parents: Cell Phone Use Among Kids and Teens.

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  • CommunicationsPlus ~ October 2021

    This month's issue includes:  How and Why to use Twitter as a School Leader; Let Students Take the Lead during Parent Conferences; Make your Information Accessible and Understandable; Plan your PR with Tickler Folders; Survey Data: Still Valuable and Much Harder to Get; Insights for Parents: Help your Kids Learn Math

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  • CommunicationsPlus ~ September 2021

    This month's issue includes:  Dealing with Irate Parents and Difficult Board Members; Developing the Message; Resource Roundup: Help Parents Cope with Pandemic Uncertainty; School-to-Parent Letter Templates; What School Administrators Need to Know about PR to be Successful: Insights for Parents: Exercise Helps Kids Learn

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  • CommunicationsPlus ~ July/August 2021

    This month's issue includes:  Bringing Them Back: Reengaging Students After COVID; Can Good Public Relations Substitute for Marketing?; Leading in a Crisis - Lessons Learned; Plan Your Parent Update System; Reminding Staff About Public Records Laws; Insights for Parents: Startin a New School Year and Returning to Buildings.

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  • CommunicationsPlus ~ June 2021

    This month's issue includes: Communication Tips for Your Reopening; Feature Your Teachers (and Staff) in Your Content Plan; How to Make Parents Partners in Education; The Power of Student Voice; Here's to You! Tips for Your Good Health; Insights for Parents: Tips to help Parents Talk to Their Kids Bbout Vaping.

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  • CommunicationsPlus ~ May 2021

    This months issue includes:  Case Study: #RideTogether, A Campaign for Employee Relations; Lead with Empathy; Students Need an Inspiring Graduation Speech; Teaching in the time of COVID: When a "drive-by" is Good for Families; Update your Communications Plan; Insights for Parents.

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  • CommunicationsPlus - April 2021

    This month's issue includes:  Plan your school recognitions and celebrations; Refresher guide to AP style; School board 101: Help new board members become members of your school team; School board tips for professional online activity; Insights for parents: Covid-19 and mental health; 2021-22 key dates for school calendars.

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  • CommunicationsPlus - March 2021

    This month's issue includes: Collaboration works; The mechanics of launching your e-newsletter; Media tips for school board members; Trust and good communication starts with good leadership; Why be transparent?; INSIGHT: Reading tips for remote learning.

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  • CommunicationsPlus - February 2021

    This month's issue includes: Celebrate virtual learning; Make a plan to review your successes and failures of the COVID crisis; Meet your communications goals with an E-newsletter; Treating your staff with extra care and kindness; Your annual report is a report care for your community; INSIGHTS FOR PARENTS

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  • CommunicationsPlus - January 2021

    This month's issue includes: Parents are partners in education; Policy refresher for school boards; Speak carefully to avoid miscommunication; Website accessibility benefits everyone; Here’s to You! Tips for your good health; Insights for Parents: Focus on skill building.

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  • Communications PLUS - November/December 2020

    This months issue includes: Attendance still matters; Communicate, communicate!; Controlling comments on Facebook; Launching a new app or system for parents, students or staff; Protecting student privacy during remote learning; Insights for Parents: COVID mental health tips for teens.

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  • CommunicationsPLUS - October 2020

    This months issue includes: Anti-racism resources to address racism and bias in schools; How do you treat your substitutes?; Make your communications count; Managing an online community: troll patrol; Social media photos for the 2020-21 school year; INSIGHTS FOR PARENTS: Help your child succeed in online classes 

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  • CommunicationsPLUS - September 2020

    This months issue includes: INSIGHTS FOR PARENTS: Validate your kids’ feelings; Podcasting 101; Sample school letter templates for issues related to COVID-19; Serve your students better by understanding their cultures; Using surveys to increase engagement; INSIGHTS FOR PARENTS: Masks for children

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  • CommunicationsPLUS - August 2020

    This months issue includes: Communications staff must be part of the decision-making team; How and why to write a letter to the editor; Making social media a priority this school year — in five simple tips!; School board members can create cooperation from confrontation; What can schools say about current hot-button issues?; INSIGHTS FOR PARENTS: Validate your kids’ feelings

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  • CommunicationsPLUS - May 2020

    This months issue includes:  Be radically clear in your crisis communications; Communication skills for school administrators; Creating institutional change; Graduating in a time of COVID-19; Maximizing community partnerships; INSIGHTS FOR PARENTS: Resources for learning during closures.

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  • CommunicationsPLUS ~ April 2020

    This months issue includes:  Helping your homeless students; Review and update your crisis communications plan; Tips for effective bond communications; What can you say? Guidelines for talking about politics; 2020-21 key dates for school calendars; 3 KEY INSIGHTS FOR PARENTS: What can you do about the coronavirus?

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  • CommunicationsPLUS ~ February 2020

    This months issue includes:  Communicating About Chronic Absenteeism; Eight Steps to Plot Your Style Guide; Make Them Green With Envy: Be the Best With Color; Resource Round-Up: References for Text and Image Content; Succession Planning for a Smooth Transition; Insights for Parents: Reducing Chronic Absenteeism

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  • CommunicationsPLUS ~ November/December 2019

    This months issue includes: Add Infographics to your Content Toolbox; Adding Student Work to Your Content Strategy; Improving Your Attendance Rates; Making Budgets Easier to Understand; Your Primer for PR Consultants: When, Why and How, Plus Do's and Don'ts;Insights for Parents

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  • CommunicationsPLUS ~ October 2019

    This months issue includes:  Communications training for principals; Getting the message: How schools and parents communicate; Share your good news with your community; Where do you find your good news stories; Update your school letter templates for the new school year; Insights for Parents: Setting limits on social media.

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  • Communications PLUS ~ September 2019

    This months issue includes:  Growing Leaders from your Staff; The Importance of Working with Realtors; Print is Not Dead; Share Information to Help Parents with School Lunch Options; Who are you Talking to? Tailoring your Writing Style for your Audience; Insights for Parents: Personal Finance.

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  • CommunicationsPLUS ~ June/July 2019

    This Month's Issue Includes: Don't Forget to Share your Facilities Updates; Graduation Welcome Speeches: Alternative Schools; SEO in 2019: Basics and Beyond; Summer PR Planning for the New School Year; Here's to You!; Insights for Parents: Summer Learning.

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