Welcome to Communications & Community Engagement

  • Mission Statement
    The Communications and Community Engagement Office engages Washoe County School District's stakeholders in authentic, effective, and open two-way communication and partners with our community to ensure we are delivering on our promise to know every student by NAME, STRENGTH and NEED so they graduate prepared for the future they choose.

    Major Functions

    The 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.
    Michele Anderson
    Chief Communications and Community Engagement Officer

    Executive Assistant: Carla Bennett
    Phone: 775-348-0371

Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web-Accessibility

  • The District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination and/or retaliation in any of its educational programs/activities, employment, and employment opportunities.  For the District's full Notice of Non-Discrimination statement as well as methods to address questions and concerns please visit our Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility page.

    For more information, visit the Civil Rights Compliance Department page.

    El Distrito prohíbe la intimidación, la intimidación cibernética, el acoso, el acoso sexual, la discriminación y / o las represalias en cualquiera de sus programas / actividades educativas, empleo y oportunidades de empleo. Para obtener la declaración completa del Aviso de No Discriminación del Distrito, así como los métodos para abordar preguntas e inquietudes, visite nuestra página de Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility

    Para más información visite   Civil Rights Compliance Department page.