Communicating with the public
Resources to help you engage with your community
Community engagement resources
Links to articles designed to help school boards establish two-way communication between the organization and the community it serves.
Communicating with diverse populations
Communicating with Oregon's growing minority population.
Community relations checklist for the board
Ways to identify if the board is successfully communicating with the community.
How to organize a successful community legislative forum
Pointers for planning large public events.
Talking to your school/ESD/Community college board
Sample article for your local newspaper, parent organization newsletters, service club newsletters, or as the basis for a speech.
Tangible triumphs: Increase support for schools by changing your message
Oregonians aren't getting enough of the right information about their local schools to create a very big fan club for education. Here we provide examples of "blue-ribbon" triumphs in our schools and give you new tools to help you change the public's opinion.
Tangible triumphs: best practices from 12 school districts
Four key messages the public wants to hear.