ERIC Number: ED119364
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Assessing and Improving Communications About School Programs and Services. A Handbook for the Professional Staff.
Columbus Public Schools, OH.
This booklet is intended to serve as a practical source of assistance to school staffs that are interested in improving the flow of information about school programs and services to parents and pupils. Specifically, it is designed to help school personnel assess school programs and services, communicate information about these programs and services, and encourage people to work together. The first part of the booklet outlines the eight steps in conducting a needs assessment, with special attention given to conducting a needs assessment in school-community communications. The second and third parts of the handbook provide information that can help improve the school-community communication effort, particularly at the individual school building level. The second part focuses on using the printed and spoken word to communicate information to various groups. Suggestions are given on how to use the media and the services of the school system's communication specialists. The third part helps to complete the process by giving suggestions on how to communicate effectively in face-to-face situations and how to obtain feedback from various groups. (Author/IRT)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Columbus Public Schools, OH.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio (Columbus)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title V