Tag: school public relations

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Nichols Strategies Announces New Vice President

The award-winning Emily Popek, APR, brings a breadth of experience as the newly appointed Vice President of Strategic Communications for Nichols Strategies. Emily’s background in news, coupled with eight years of experience working with school district leaders, provides her with a wealth of knowledge for leadership at Nichols Strategies. She holds a bachelor’s degree from […]

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Happy School Communicators Day: Why School PR is Important

Amidst the complexities of the educational ecosystem, effective communication is the cornerstone of success. School communications and public relations serves as the bridge between school districts and the wider community. The pivotal role of strong communicators in the school system shapes perceptions, fosters trust, and drives positive incomes for the district, making school communications an […]

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Navigating Cultural Controversy

It’s all too common to come across school districts in the news facing backlash for a cultural controversy. As a school leader, how do you navigate the crisis successfully?

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Give your School a Service Check-Up

Try these tips to ensure that your community's experiences reflect your school's mission, vision, and core values.

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What To Do During a First Amendment Audit

A First Amendment audit can be stressful for you and your staff. Learn more about how to manage these situations effectively and responsibly.

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Navigating Budget Communications for School District Leaders

School districts across the nation are bracing for education cuts. How can school leaders best keep communities informed while navigating this challenging fiscal environment? 

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Communication Strategies that Help Boost Enrollment

Strong enrollment rates are critical to the continued success of any school district, and a savvy communication strategy can make a big difference. 

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Leading your District with Empathy

Leading with empathy involves understanding and valuing the emotions, perspectives, and needs of those in your district and community. In a time when the community is often divided, empathy can be used as a powerful tool to unite when communicating with all in your district.  Now, how can one go about leading their district’s communication […]

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Have an Inclusive Holiday Season

What does “the holiday season” mean to you? If you’re like most Americans, your “holiday” of choice is Christmas, with an estimated 85% of people marking that particular holiday. But the popularity of Christmas also means that this season can feel oppressive or lonely for those who don’t celebrate the holiday.  For school leaders who […]

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Highlighting your District: American Education Week

As Thanksgiving approaches, so does American Education Week, observed Nov. 13-17th. Each day of the week has a different theme to honor the hard work of those who run public schools, shining a spotlight on the teachers, classroom professionals, cafeteria staff and other educators that make an impact in students’ lives. As a leader in […]

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