OSBA's Communication Services team is your media connection, delivering the news that matters to Oregon schools and helping schools deal with the media. OSBA provides quick hits on daily education-related stories as well as deeper explorations of the important issues that shape Oregon policy. When a crisis strikes your school, OSBA's team can help craft your message and handle internal and external communications.
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Education news - Stay up-to-date on Oregon education issues.
Social media resources - Access information on navigating social platforms, using hashtags, generating posts and more.
Crisis support and crisis communication consultations - When you need to communicate in a crisis, our staff can help you handle the media, community concerns and internal communications.
Recognition events and proclamations - Acknowledge and thank those who help to provide a quality education for the children in your community.
Community engagement resources - Engage with your community with these resources on social media, bullying prevention and building relationships.
Communication audits - We can study the flow of information in your district to identify key communicators, key audiences and messages. We recommend ways to capitalize on this vital information.
Community survey assistance - We help identify key issues and methods that work for you.
OREdNews is a free email subscription. OSBA reports on education issues and searches media outlets for articles related to public education. OSBA members can manage email subscriptions at MyOSBA.
Subscribe and read past issues at OREdNews Archive.
PR in Action is a paid monthly subscription of comprehensive, thoroughly-researched articles for dealing with a variety of communication challenges accessed on the member portal. Available online, it’s brimming with research-based ideas, parent newsletters in Spanish and English, and the popular "Key Dates Calendar."
Specialty workshops - Our experts lead your board through communications planning, from goal setting to media relations to crisis plans to newsletters
Bonds, Ballots and Buildings Conference - Learn from experts and district teams who've built successful finance campaigns.
Oregon school districts, education service districts and community colleges can issue general obligation bonds only if they have voter approval of a bond levy authorizing them to do so. These resources will help you understand the election process and give you tools to be successful in your campaign.
The OSBA News Center is the central hub for all the latest education information.