October 29, 2018

When a Crisis Hits is Not the Time to Plan

Crisis planning is like buying insurance. We may never need a crisis communication plan, but is it worth the risk in today’s climate? Smart communicators know they can’t get by without a crisis communication plan....

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By Rick J. Kaufman, APR

Categories: School Districts

October 22, 2018

Q&A: Leading Through Communication in Times of Crisis

The following is a sampling of the questions and answers from this month's installment. Questions are edited for brevity. Feel free to email rrkaufman154@gmail.com with a question or comment, and don't forget to check back regularly at www.SchoolSafetySeries.com for this and other great resources....

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By Rick J. Kaufman, APR

Categories: School Districts

October 15, 2018

7 Important Steps to Help School Administrators Keep Children Safe Online

Parents, teachers and school administrators can all play a part in keeping elementary, middle and high school students safe online. By having age-appropriate conversations about the dangers of social media and online predators, adults can better prepare children for the risks of online activity. Kids need to know that everything put online can be accessed by others, even when only shared with people they know.  It’s easy ...

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By Kristin Maclaughlin

Categories: School Districts

October 10, 2018

Leading Through Communication in Times of Crisis

The midst of a crisis is not the time to let students, staff and families know what to do in an emergency. That needs to occur before it happens....

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By Rick J. Kaufman, APR

Categories: School Districts

October 09, 2018

All About Peachjar's New Approval Center

If you happen to have a school district Peachjar account, you should now have access to our new Flyer Approval Center. This new tool, designed around all the input we've gathered from your colleagues, is meant to save you time with your community-to-home information.  You can access this new tool by clicking "New beta" under "My Approval Center" in your Peachjar account....

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By Josh Fuller

Categories: School Districts