DeKalb County School District

Communications

.org link icon Quinn Hudson [ quinn_hudson@dekalbschoolsga.org ], APR, Director of Communications
678.676.0720

.org link icon Email [ dcsd_communications@deKalbschoolsga.org ]
1701 Mountain Industrial Boulevard
Stone Mountain, GA  30083

The Communications team is responsible for maintaining accurate, effective, two-way communication for the District with internal and external stakeholders.

Goals

  • Build and foster support for DeKalb County Schools among teachers, employees, students, parents, business and faith leaders, community groups and citizens
  • Support individual schools, the Superintendent, and other District divisions
  • Increase awareness of communication channels, including digital and social media platforms
  • Promote Community Engagement, Student Achievement and 21st Century Learning

What We Do

  • Coordinate all media relations including media interviews, radio show appearances, photography and videography requests
  • Produce and promote programming for PDS-TV24
  • Create and distribute all news releases on behalf of the Superintendent and the District
  • Create marketing and visual communication strategies to promote the DCSD brand
  • Coordinate all advertising for the District
  • Assist in the development of all official District publications including marketing collateral, signage and presentations
  • Coordinate and promote special events such as dedication ceremonies, conferences, and television tapings
  • Maintains all social media sites for the District (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube)
  • Coordinate foreign language interpretation and translation

How We Communicate

DeKalb County School District Communications team receives news from 135 schools and coordinates news coverage with local, national, and international media. Below are our Communications channels and how we keep our community in the know:

  • District website
  • School websites
  • Telephone (phone notifications from schools)
  • Social Media
  • PDS-TV24 TV Station Channel 24 Comcast (Live and On-Demand)
  • Media (Television, Print, Online, Radio)
  • Visual Communications and District Style Standards
  • District Communications Monitors
  • Email: .org link icon dcsd_communications@dekalbschoolsga.org
  • Telephone: 678-676-0720
  • opens in same window icon Social Media Channels [ http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/social-media ]
  • .pdf link icon Media Release Forms [ http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/www/documents/communications/media-release/english.pdf ]
    • .pdf link icon amharic. version [ http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/www/documents/communications/media-release/amharic.pdf ]
    • .pdf link icon burmese version [ http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/www/documents/communications/media-release/burmese.pdf ]
    • .pdf link icon nepali version [ http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/www/documents/communications/media-release/nepali.pdf ]
    • .pdf link icon spanish version [ http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/www/documents/communications/media-release/spanish.pdf ]
    • .pdf link icon vietnamese version [ http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/www/documents/communications/media-release/vietnamese.pdf ]
  • .pdf link icon Media Response Protocol (SY2015-2016) [ http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/www/documents/communications/media-protocol-(2016).pdf ]

Communications: News and Info : Emergency Weather Plan : Pandemic Protocol : PDS-TV24 : Social Media Channels