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Plan to attend Blackboard’s #BbDay on July 21st!


Are you going to NSPRA 2016 in Chicago, IL this July? If so, expand the value of the national seminar by attending Blackboard’s #BbDay on July 21st for a morning of professional development!

Where: Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago IL (same venue as NSPRA)
When: Thursday, July 21 from 8:00am to 12:00pm
Click here to register

Plan to attend this event to get a sneak peek at the Speak Up 2015 communications officers data, interact and learn from your peers about social media management and community engagement initiatives, network with fellow PR professionals, learn about the latest Blackboard updates, and grow your knowledge about K-12 communication. As an added bonus, Blackboard will also provide a hearty breakfast, packed lunch, and transportation to the airports at noon!

Click here to register for #BbDay

Speak Up 2015 Snapshots for School Communications

Communication Officers and Community Member Preliminary Data Snapshot


This is a special release of the preliminary data findings from Speak Up 2015 (data collected from October 1 – December 4th from 182 Communication Officers and 4,070 Community Officers nationwide). The final data results will be published in a series of national reports in spring 2015.
Do you want a chance to win a $225 classroom or school grant? Participate in Speak Up, before it closes on Friday, December 19th! Then take a photo using the Speak Up America badge showing your classroom or school participation for a chance to win a $225 classroom grant! Learn more about this great opportunity here: http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/speakupamerica.html#challenge.
Take the survey at: http://www.speakup4schools.org/speakup2015/. Now is the time to Speak Up about education – be sure to participate before Friday, December 18th.

District Communications and Public Relations Officers, Speak Up!

NEW survey for communications officers

In a special partnership with the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA), we’ve created a special new survey just for Communication Officers! As a companion to the other Speak Up surveys, your input will help complete the picture of what’s required to effectively use technology tools to facilitate communications and engagement within your community. Now’s your chance to get involved! Be a part of the conversation and share your ideas about how to leverage technology in schools to promote better learning. Click here to take the survey.

Not a communications officer? Spread the word about this all new survey to your school and/or district’s communication officer(s)! Contact Lisa Chu at LChu@tomorrow.org for sample emails and tweets.