Do you communicate with the community members and partners in your district? Are you looking for ways to manage or improve your school communications?

OSBA's CommunicationPlus is a resource that can help you.

CommunicationPlus provides school communicators, board members and administrators with hundreds of public relations tips, ideas and articles on communication topics. Each issue provides:

  • Ideas for establishing and maintaining effective media relationships to foster district communications with the community.
  • Ideas to better communicate with parents and community members to build community confidence in your schools.
  • Ideas to better communicate through social media and the district website.
  • Ideas for improving staff morale through new ideas to recognize dedicated employees.
  • Insights - a newsletter focusing on how parents can help their children flourish as 21st century students.
  • Here's to You! - a wellness newsletter for your staff that will lead to healthier staff and happier students.

Sent 10 times a year, CommunicationPlus provides the busy school communicator with hundreds of public relations tips, ideas and articles on dozens of topics, including:

  • school-community relations
  • media relations
  • crisis communications
  • statistics and surveys
  • interpersonal communications

As a CommunicationPlus subscriber, your district can organize new events, better communicate with the media, increase community engagement and otherwise enhance your communications program.

The subscription rate is $300 per district for an electronic subscription and $350 per district for a paper subscription. Please contact Melanie Price at or call (614) 540-4000 to learn more about subscribing to CommunicationPlus.