Community Relations Resources
Community support for schools is important for student success. These resources help with handling a crisis, drafting a strategic communications plan or preparing for a bond election. Stay up-to-date by subscribing to OSBA news e-mails.
Whether your district faces a single issue communications need or wants to develop a long-range communications plan, OSBA's communication services department can help.
Resources to help boards close the achievement gap.
Learn from Gresham-Barlow School District how to engage your community in setting budgeting priorities.
Resources for bond and local option elections, including campaign information. School district, ESD and community college bond and local option elections and results.
Sample resolution to proclaim Classified Employee Appreciation Week in your school or district
“Waiting for Superman,” a documentary film released nationwide in October 2010, focuses on educational challenges in five urban schools. These resources from the National School Boards Association will help board members and administrators discuss the film with their community.
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Community Relations PublicationsThese 8 1/2 x11 inch two-color certificates of appreciation are suitable for framing (and can trim to 8 x 10 inches) and make a nice addition to any school board recognition event. The board member's name and number of years of service can be imprinted, free of charge.
Budget committees are a key part of a district's decision-making process. Although most school funding now comes from the state, the function of your local budget committee has not changed. This eight-page handbook, written by OSBA staff, explains the committee's duties and responsibilities.
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Community Relations Related LinksAs new, more rigorous diploma requirements are launched in Oregon schools, administrators need tools and information to help with planning and implementation.
Professional association of educators and others whose activities are directed toward improving instruction through technology.
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