Major FunctionsThe Communications Department supports the District’s mission, vision, and core beliefs by delivering effective, authentic, two-way communication with all of its stakeholders. The department is responsible for the District’s internal and external communication efforts, media relations program, social media presence, brand management, marketing material production, and community engagement initiatives. The Communications Department serves as an internal consultant to schools and other departments on communication-related issues, regularly partnering with other staff members to ensure communication needs for district-wide initiatives are met. The department also provides media training and social media training to internal stakeholders. Additionally, members of the Communications Department serve on the District’s Emergency Response Team (DERT) and handle internal and external communication for all emergency situations.