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As a public education leader, communicating with parents, stakeholders, staff and students is an ongoing and critical part of your role. Whether it’s a monthly newsletter updating parents on school news and events, a social media post highlighting a district initiative or student accomplishment, or a response to a crisis situation, it’s important that you have the tools and resources you need to deliver your message clearly and effectively.

Here, you'll find sample communications for a wide variety of topics, in addition to links to outside organizations for relevant reports, helpful tips and best practices. If you have communications that you have used in your own school or district that you would be open to sharing on this webpage, please email Director of Communications Melissa Gibson at mgibson@co-case.org. Finally, don't hesitate to contact CASE if we can offer any additional help with your communications planning, be it in general, or in response to a specific crisis or challenging situation. 



Alamosa Elementary School, Principal's Pathways Newsletter (Monthly)

Aurora Public Schools, APS Connect Newsletter (Monthly)

Animas Valley Elementary School, Husky Howler Newsletter (Weekly)

Durango High School, Fall Newsletter (Quarterly)

Aurora Public Schools, News Post/Blog

Academy District 20, Online Newsletter/Blog

Center School District, Vikings Super Blog

Aspen Crossing Elementary School, ACE Newsletter

Black Rock Elementary School, Weekly Update Blog

Boulder Valley School District, School News Blog


family & community COMMUNICATIONS

Alamosa School District, "The Flu: A Guide for Parents" 

Adams 14 School District, Parent Information Web Page

Manitou Springs School District, Parent Resources Web Page

Boulder Valley School District, Superintendent Search Flyer

Pagosa High School, Weekly Bulletin

Lewis-Palmer Middle School, e-Flyer Announcement 

Garfield County School District, Bus Letter 2015-16

Aurora Public Schools, Active Involvement with your child

Aurora Public Schools, National School Social Work Week

Littleton Public Schools, Message from the Superintendent; "All means All" 



Denver Public Schools, "Keeping Our Kids Safe"

Colorado Department of Education, School Safety and Crisis Resources

Bayfield School District, Safety Web Page

Mesa County Valley, Crisis Response Tweet 1, Tweet 2

Adams 12 Five Star Schools, Response to Crisis Communication from Superintendent

Sample Communications to Parents and Community Members (Word Document)

Responding to Crisis at a School (Center for Mental Health in Schools at the University of California, Los Angeles)

School Crisis Guide (National Education Association Healthy Futures)

Aurora Public School Movie Theater Shooting Response (Superintendent John Barry)

Helping Your Community to Feel Safe (Colorado School Safety Resource Center)

Parent Lockdown & Reunification Instructions

SAM Resources on Managing School Walkouts-Protests

Considerations for Principals when Students are Planning an Organized Protest or Walkout (NASSP)

Resources for Responding to Student Walkouts & Demonstrations Regarding #Parkland (Jeffco, Word Document)

Family Message Template (Jeffco, Word Document)

National School Walkout Principal Notes (Jeffco, Word Document)

Littleton Public Schools,  "A message from LPS Supt. Brian Ewert regarding national protests" (Word Document)

Mental Health Colorado, School Mental Health Toolkit


miscellaneous (social media, videos, etc.)

CASE Social Media Toolkit

Mapleton Public Schools, athletic achievement Facebook post

District Administration Magazine, "Embracing mobile devices and social media tools"

Denver Public Schools, "First Grade Students Throw 'Graduation Party' for Their Teacher"

Florida Mesa Elementary School, Video Gallery

Jefferson County Public Schools, YouTube Channel

Jefferson County Public Schools, Instagram Profile\

Lake County Schools, Healthy Schools Initiative

The Wallace Foundation, Preparing for Effective SEL Implementation

CASPA HR Toolkit

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