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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

    • TRUST in the Schoolhouse logo

    TRUST in the Schoolhouse

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

    • 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). November 14, 2018 [...]

    • TRUST in the Schoolhouse logo

    TRUST in the Schoolhouse

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

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    Public Redistricting Meetings

    The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will conduct six (6) public meetings as a part of two (2) upcoming redistricting [...]

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    On the Scene 2018-2019

    On the Scene with Dr. Green is back for the 2018-2019 school year! Learn more about DCSD and get answers [...]

    • School Bus Safety Week Banner

    National School Bus Safety Week

    National School Bus Safety Week is an active and evolving public education program and an excellent way for parents, students, teachers, motorists, school [...]

    • 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 [...]

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    Strategic Plan Public Meetings

    Public input needed in October for 2019 through 2024 strategic plan The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) invites all community stakeholders to [...]

    • A Conversation with Dr. Green Banner

    A Conversation with Dr. Green

    Community invited to Parent Council United's conversation  The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) invites all students, staff, and stakeholders to Parent Councils [...]

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    Fall Break – Schools Closed

    All DeKalb County School District (DCSD) schools will be closed on Thursday, October 4, 2018 through Monday, October 8, 2018 [...]

    • 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools banner

    2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools

    Kittredge Magnet School and Austin Elementary School earn recognition for DeKalb Two DeKalb County School District (DCSD) schools have earned the title [...]

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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