Executive Director of Communication & Family Engagement
(614) 797-5803 / ViebranG@westerville.k12.oh.us
Matt J. Davis
Visual Communications Coordinator
(614) 797-5802 / email@example.com
Community Engagement Coordinator
(614) 797-5760 / firstname.lastname@example.org
The Office of Communications & Family Engagement keeps internal and external publics informed about Westerville City Schools' students, staff, programs and initiatives.
The goals of the district's communications initiatives are to promote Westerville Schools as a great place to learn and a great place to live, to enhance the district’s involvement and partnership with the community, and to strengthen the image of the district among its constituents. To accomplish these goals, the office strives to provide positive, accurate information to as many people as possible through the most appropriate communication channels available.
The media play an important role in helping the district communicate with its community and the office serves as the first point of contact for reporters seeking information for a story. The office distributes a weekly media advisory of events, activities and accomplishments as a strategy to secure media coverage of district activities and accomplishments.
The office is also responsible for managing the district website, intranet site and social media initiatives, as well as creating publications such as the annual report, calendar, Board Report board meeting summary, and other special purpose materials.
Office staff members also represent the district on various community committees and at various community events, develop and implement communications and marketing plans for district initiatives, manage content of the district’s website, provide communication counsel to district leadership, and promote the great things happening in Westerville Schools through media advisories and releases, photography services, speeches, fact sheets and talking points. Staff members also helps facilitate public records requests that come through various channels including, but not limited to, e-mail and walk-in requests.