Category: Media

Shine a Light on Success – Building a Proactive Relationship with the Media 

Shine a Light on Success – Building a Proactive Relationship with the Media 

An interview with reporter and blogger Janet Steffenhagen A few weeks ago I wrote about the importance of boards connecting with their communities. One of the most effective ways to shine a light on what is happening in your school district is through your local media. Unfortunately, for many boards the coverage they get is … Continue reading Shine a Light on Success – Building a Proactive Relationship with the Media 

You Really Need to Get Out More Often!

You Really Need to Get Out More Often!

Anyone who thinks that being a school trustee just means going to a couple of board meetings a month clearly hasn’t been a trustee or ever spoken to one. It's hard work involving multiple board and committee meetings, school visits, and hours of reading, listening and debating. Unfortunately, much of this work goes unnoticed outside … Continue reading You Really Need to Get Out More Often!