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The Marshalltown Community School District communications department plays a vital role in ensuring that the entire school community is informed and engaged. Through effective communication, they create a sense of connection between students, parents, and staff, fostering a collaborative and supportive learning environment.

By keeping families informed about school events and activities, the communications department helps build a strong sense of community. They also provide valuable information about academic programs and support services, empowering students and families to make informed decisions about their education. Through their work, the communications department inspires a culture of transparency and open communication, where everyone has a voice and feels empowered to contribute to the success of the school.

The department is responsible for:

  • Develop comprehensive communications plans

  • Create district-wide communications materials

  • Manage social media accounts

  • Coordinate media relations

  • Implement marketing campaigns

  • Organize and aid public events

  • Facilitate internal communications

  • Provide communication training and support

Media Inquiries

Ensuring that media coverage involving students enhances their educational experience without causing disruption, and that all stories and images about our district are accurate, complete, and reflect our official position, is vital. Here are the benefits of making Communications your first point of contact:

  • We can quickly direct your inquiry to the appropriate department or person(s).

  • If certain individuals or resources are unavailable, we can find alternatives for you.

  • We can ensure that any students involved in your story have the necessary parental permissions.

For any media coverage involving our students, staff, or facilities, please reach out to the Director of Communications.

Department Contacts

Abby Koch

Director of Communications

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