Stages of Development

Communications

Promoting awareness of the Community School strategy and celebrating Community School successes

 

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Exploring
Emerging
Evolving
Expanding

Exploring

  • The Coalition for Community Schools is notified; state receives communications guide 
  • A listserv of potential partners is created  

Emerging

  • Local community school messaging is aligned
  • Local and state messaging is aligned
  • Outward communications with Coalition for Community Schools and state co-branding is communicated outward
  • Website launched
  • Social media handle created
  • Newsletters and virtual collaboration

Resources for ensuring local and state messaging is aligned:

View examples of state coalition websites here:

Social Media examples:

 

Evolving

  • Agreed upon communications plan is adopted and is aligned with national Coalition for Community Schools  
  • Two-way communications among listserv members is happening regularly
  • Content sharing across the state is in place

Expanding

  • Key partners are incorporating community schools in communications 
  • Stories of community schools regularly appear in media 
  • Results and outcomes of the State Coalition are shared widely within the state, local partners, and the Coalition for Community Schools