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Communications

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  • Overview

    The Communications team is responsible for maintaining accurate, effective, two-way communication for the District with internal and external stakeholders.

    Goals

    • Build and foster support for DeKalb County Schools among teachers, employees, students, parents, business and faith leaders, community groups and citizens
    • Support individual schools, the Superintendent, and other District divisions
    • Increase awareness of communication channels, including digital and social media platforms
    • Promote Community Engagement, Student Achievement and 21st Century Learning

    What We Do

    • Coordinate all media relations including media interviews, radio show appearances, photography and videography requests
    • Produce and promote programming for PDS-TV24
    • Create and distribute all news releases on behalf of the Superintendent and the District
    • Create marketing and visual communication strategies to promote the DCSD brand
    • Coordinate all advertising for the District
    • Assist in the development of all official District publications including marketing collateral, signage and presentations
    • Coordinate and promote special events such as dedication ceremonies, conferences, and television tapings
    • Maintains all social media sites for the District (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube)
    • Coordinate foreign language interpretation and translation

    How We Communicate

    • District website
    • School websites
    • Telephone (phone notifications from schools)
    • Social Media
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    • PDS-TV24 TV Station Channel 24 Comcast (Live and On-Demand)
    • Media (Television, Print, Online, Radio)
    • Visual Communications and District Style Standards
    • District Communications Monitors
    • Email: dcsd_communications@dekalbschoolsga.org
    • Telephone: 678-676-0720

    News Archive

    • web banner back to school

    Welcome Back-to-School DeKalb!

    Are you excited for the first week of school? Plan ahead and get DeKalb ready via our Back-to-School express website!

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    New Online Registration

    Families that are new to the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) can now access the new online registration system. Parents [...]

    • summer meals program banner

    Free Summer Meals for Students

    The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will once again offer free summer meals to local area students. As part of [...]

    • TRUST in the Schoolhouse logo

    TRUST in the Schoolhouse

    Every day, the schools of the DeKalb County School District are bursting with activities that supports college and career readiness. We’ll share that [...]

    • TRUST in the Schoolhouse logo

    TRUST in the Schoolhouse

    Every day, the schools of the DeKalb County School District are bursting with activities that supports college and career readiness. We’ll share that [...]

    • Web Banner We Are DCSD Mag 4th Edition

    We Are DCSD Magazine: Spring 2018 Issue

    We Are DCSD Magazine showcases inspiring stories of achievement and triumph from students, classrooms, labs, stadiums, and more throughout DeKalb County School District.

    • summer schedule annoucement

    DCSD Summer Hours

    All DeKalb County School District (DCSD) facilities, centers, and schools are now on a condensed schedule for the summer season. [...]

    • TRUST in the Schoolhouse logo

    TRUST in the Schoolhouse

    Every day, the schools of the DeKalb County School District are bursting with activities that supports college and career readiness. We’ll share that news [...]

    • Poster: Setting the Record Straight Graphic Version

    Setting the Record Straight

    Your source for clear and precise news about media reports related to DeKalb County School District (DCSD). April 23, 2018 Periodically, the [...]

    • Trust News Briefs

    TRUST in the Schoolhouse

    Every day, the schools of the DeKalb County School District are bursting with activities that supports college and career readiness. We’ll share that [...]

    • members celebrated the official opening of one elementary school and the groundbreaking of another

    Two New Schools Celebrated

    Celebrating the present, looking toward the future The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) students, teachers, staff and community members celebrated the official opening of [...]

    • Trust News Briefs

    TRUST in the Schoolhouse

    Every day, the schools of the DeKalb County School District are bursting with activities that supports college and career readiness. We’ll share that [...]

    • Trust News Briefs

    TRUST in the Schoolhouse

    Every day, the schools of the DeKalb County School District are bursting with activities that supports college and career readiness. We’ll share that [...]

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    Celebrating Black History Month

    Henderson Mill Fifth Graders Honor Month through Essay Contest For the past three years, fifth graders at one DeKalb County School [...]

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    Social Media Channels

    Welcome to DeKalb County Schools District’s social media page! You can now receive up-to-the-minute news, photos, video and other content promoting students and their achievements by following DeKalb Schools on Twitter and YouTube.

    DeKalb Schools is among a handful of school systems in the U.S. with a comprehensive social media program that includes dedicated staff experts to manage and create social media content.

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    Contact

    • Andre Riley
      Director, Strategic Communications & Marketing
    • 678.676.2831