a one-page flyer with key messages,important dates and methods of communication;
graphics for social media posting; and
several samples of effective ways to write an email to legislators.
Betty Reynolds, president of the OSBA board, urges members to contact their legislators and broadly communicate information about how proposed cuts will affect their schools and student.
“Our experience in the Capitol has revealed one indisputable fact as tough legislative issues go down to the wire: the most effective voice in the room belongs to you, the local constituent with a track record of caring for our young people,” Reynolds said.