Communications Planning

In order to address the district’s communications needs, a communications committee was formed in April, 2014 to develop a communications plan.  This plan is based upon a template from the National School Public Relations Association, and includes elements such as those listed below and others:

  • External Communications
    • Emergency Notifications
    • Web Presence
    • Newsletters
    • Brochures
    • Parent Communications
  • Internal Communications
    • Internal Digital Communications
    • Internal Signage
    • Opinion Polling
    • Staff Development
    • Reporting Standards
  • Broad Messaging / Branding Issues
    • Communications Responsibilities
    • Communications Training (for staff)
    • Communications Plan Review Schedule
    • Theme / Image Standards

Communications Advisory Committee

The communications advisory committee includes the following members:

  • Greg Dufoe, Superintendent
  • Beth Knipper, HS Teacher
  • Sarah Knute, MS Teacher
  • Jamie Wahlert, Adel Elementary Teacher
  • Jenna Cline, DeSoto Intermediate Tacher
  • Joss Teed, Adel Elementary / DeSoto Intermediate Teacher
  • Lee Griebel, HS Principal
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