Why Latinx?

Why Latinx? The answer-inclusion for the 62.1 million diverse and intersectional identities that make up the culture. As a school leader, taking cultural relevancy into account is paramount as conversations around inclusion become more prominent. Incorporating Latinx into the conversation, policies and community engagement within your district’s plan will elevate the district’s mission and values […]

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TikTok it to the Top: A Tale of One Superintendent’s Social Media Success

Georgeanne Warnock jumped on TikTok as a way to troll her four school-age sons, which grew into an opportunity to influence her educational peers on TikTok. Georgeanne, superintendent of Terrell Independent School District, joined TikTok as an entertaining way to keep up with her teenagers, a demographic that spends an average of 75 minutes per […]

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In a Crisis? Image Restoration Theory to the Rescue

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” -Warren Buffet  When a crisis hits your district, tapping into the Image Restoration Theory can be key to salvaging the crisis and the career you have worked earnestly to build. Introduced by […]

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NSPRA 2022: Innovations and Insight in the Windy City

What does the crossroad of innovation and transformation look like for school superintendents as communicators? The Nichols Strategies team joined newbies and vets alike in the Windy City to find out and to offer our own take from the National School Public Relations Association’s annual seminar. NSPRA provided an abundance of tips and tricks to […]

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Command the Camera

Even through his thick Cajun-accent, Joe Trahan is crystal clear when it comes to handling tough media questions. No comment or short answers won’t cut it and is a missed opportunity for your school district. “A lot of times people stop with just an answer,” said Trahan, a veteran communicator and founder of Trahan & […]

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