Having a solid communication plan for your district is (or should be) a key part of your overall strategy. But before enacting it, do you consider others' thoughts and ideas on how to best share your schools' news, or do you just take the wheel and drive? If you are not listening to other voices throughout the district, please make a concerted effort to do so. This means listening to students, staff, classroom teachers, school leaders, board members, parents and community supporters. It's a hefty task to be sure, but it's so important that your communication is diverse, incorporates a wide perspective of voices and that it consistently addresses all areas of your district. For example, consider the following questions:
With the beginning of a new year, it is important to look at what happened at the end of the previous year. OMES published the graph below to compare FY18's estimated revenue with collected revenue.
Commentary on the Budget Cuts from Financial Services Director Andy EvansThe...
You may recognize these words as lyrics within the final song of Broadway's Kinky Boots. I love the possibilities and power these words bring to any conversation.
STEM has become such a critical part of an overall educational experience. Don't know how to get started? Check this out!