Welcome to these free resources about communication. The resources are general overviews to help answer some common questions about how to implement organizational communication and school public relations.
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Why School Districts Need School Communication Right Now
Compelling data from various sources put the exclamation point on the argument that all schools need school comm/pr right now! Please Contact Us if we can help your organization get started.
A Communication Plan Framework
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Whether your organization is desiring a complete communication plan, or if you have an emerging need that needs a communication response, this framework might help. All communication plans – short or long-term – have common components. They should be formulated with research too. Please use this communication plan framework to get you started asking the questions that will guide your work.
A Quick Guide to Issue Management
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Like a crisis, issues emerge without much warning and you may need communication assistance. However not everything is a crisis – sometimes, you are dealing with an issue. If you are asking the question, “Do we need a communication plan for this?” – then the answer is yes. Without a plan, an issue can evolve into crisis! You may not implement your plan, or you might. Either way, be prepared. Perhaps this guide can help.
Leadership Communication is a Skill
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Literature, research, and experiences make clear that a transparent culture of effective communication contributes to developing an engaging workplace. The work starts at the top with the communication modeled by leaders. It sets the tone for the whole organization. This white paper discusses the important attributes of effective leadership communication.
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