OSBA's communications 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.
PR in Action - A paid monthly subscription of comprehensive, thoroughly-researched articles for dealing with a variety of communication challenges accessed on the member portal. Subscribe to PR in Action. Articles this past year covered such topics as:
Two-way communications with your local reporter
Translating for your community’s non-English speakers
Maintaining civility at board meetings
Communicating about deaths
Dealing with critical comments on your social media channels
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.