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School district social media and school staff

As we face times in our country of increasing complexity around several social issues, we want to bring to your attention the need to be vigilant about reminding your staff of the importance of adhering to social media guidelines for both school and district employees.

While all of us are mindful of our online presence, a few critical reminders may benefit all district employees and help ensure their online activity reflects the Licensure Code of Professional Conduct provided by the ODE. Here are a few main points from the ODE’s #ABConduct – Tip Sheet 1 […]

Prepping for a school year amid uncertainty

Hosts Carole Dorn-Bell and Joel Gagne explain four focus areas to consider while planning for a school year amid uncertainty

Carole Dorn-Bell and Joel Gagne […]

From the podcast: Agile leadership in uncertain times

Frequent guest Diane Egbers joins Carole Dorn-Bell to discuss the importance of agile leadership in uncertain times, like the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Host Carole Dorn-Bell welcomes frequent podcast guest Diane Egbers of

The looming fiscal crisis for schools: Four ways to talk with your community about finances

How can schools position themselves for effective communication with the looming fiscal crisis? 

This is our second episode in a 2-part series on the looming fiscal crisis for schools. In the first episode, Joel Gagne and Carole Dorn-Bell discussed what school districts could learn […]

The looming fiscal crisis for schools: Four takeaways from the 2008 recession

What can we learn from the 2008 recession and how can we apply the lessons to today’s looming fiscal crisis for schools?

This episode of our podcast is the first in a 2-part series during which Joel Gagne and Carole Dorn-Bell discuss the looming fiscal crisis for schools.

Joel and Carole discuss how to best prepare for the looming fiscal crisis and what we can learn […]

Copyrights and social media…What to keep in mind as you post

As you prepare for virtual graduations and other programs, we want to bring to your attention the need to be vigilant about reminding your staff about the importance of adhering to copyright laws. 

While all of us are always mindful of this, in this increasingly virtual COVID-19 environment we are seeing three things are occurring:

  1. There is an increase in the use of videos and other content (and often music associated) online.

  2. There is an increase of violations that are being flagged and found by social media platforms.

  3. There is an increase in the […]

From the Podcast: COVID-19 and what’s ahead with communication

Joel and Carole discuss COVID-19 and what’s ahead with communication for school districts during the coronavirus pandemic

In this episode, hosts Carole Dorn-Bell and Joel Gagne talk about COVID-19 and what’s ahead with communication. 

They start out by discussing a holistic communication strategy. Social media metrics are through the roof as people are living online. Regardless of what’s happening, it remains true that you have to have a lot of tools in the tool box […]

April 21, 2020|Categories: Leadership|Tags: , , |

From the Podcast: COVID-19 and communication right now

In the latest episode of our podcast, Joel and Carole discuss COVID-19 and communication and how the pandemic is affecting schools

In this episode, hosts Carole Dorn-Bell and Joel Gagne discuss how schools are coping with the coronavirus.

Things are changing extremely quickly in this fluid situation and it’s difficult to plan ahead.

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April 20, 2020|Categories: Leadership|Tags: , , |

COVID-19: What our social media analytics tell us and your next steps

After a month of emergency remote learning, we are all learning and trying different things to engage the community. It is inspiring to see all that you are doing to make the best of this difficult situation. Keep up the good work!

As we have settled into a “routine” about the expectations and logistics around emergency remote learning, we’ve had a chance to analyze community engagement on social media and have a few suggestions to keep the momentum going.

Here’s what we’re seeing and know now:

  • Traffic is up on social media in general, however, there is more content with which we are […]

COVID-19: Social Media Content Library

Using social media to keep in touch and share information with families and your community is more important than ever. We have created a social media content library with graphics and post copy so you can easily share information quickly and easily.

Social Media Content Library

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