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|Because the Baldwinsville Central School District is committed to candid communications with community members, the district has established the Key Communicators’ Network to enhance communications with all of its stakeholders. The goals of the group are:
• To bridge the connection between the district and the community;
• To communicate student and staff accomplishments;
• To provide an opportunity for key communicators to share community concerns, questions and ideas with the district;
• To provide key communicators with accurate information regarding district programs and initiatives that they share with other community members; and
• To proactively manage issues, particularly rumors and misinformation circulating in the community.
Questions & Answers
1. Who are key communicators?
Key communicators are community members, parents, staff members, representatives from local businesses and organizations, and representatives from local government. They have volunteered their time to aid the district in improving and enhancing communication in the community.
2. What are the responsibilities of key communicators?
• Key communicators are dedicated to being a conduit between the district and the community.
• They actively share factual information with community members to dispel rumors.
• They keep the district up to date with questions, concerns, and rumors they have heard in the community.
• They receive regular communications from the superintendent with information that they share with their neighbors and other community members.
3. Is this a formal group?
The Key Communicators’ Network is an informal group. There are no committees or officers.
4. Will there be any meetings?
The district anticipates having the network meet three times a year - at the beginning of the school year, in January, and at the end of the school year in June. If other meetings are necessary to address and discuss a major issue such as a capital project, the school budget, etc., the superintendent will schedule them when needed.
5. How does the district communicate with members, and how do members communicate with the district?
The group uses several methods of communication:
• Email - The primary means of communication between the group and the superintendent is email. Informational emails from Superintendent Dangle will be sent to members on a monthly basis (or more often when necessary), and members of the group can contact the superintendent at any time at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Phone messaging system – the superintendent will use the district’s telephone messaging service, ConnectEd, to contact members.
• District website – This page on the website will provide the community with answers to frequently asked questions regarding district issues, policies, and concerns of the community.
6. Can I join the Key Communicators’ Network?
If you are interested in joining the network (or have any questions), please contact Kelly Cary, school information officer, at email@example.com or 638-6180. You will need to provide your email address, phone number, and address and be willing to share district information with community members, as well as share community members’ concerns and questions with the district.
|QUESTION & ANSWERS
|Q. - How is the district preparing for the H1N1 flu, should it affect our school community?
A. – Student health and safety is the Baldwinsville Central School District’s number one priority. We are working closely with the Onondaga County Health Department to monitor H1N1 in our schools, as well as to stop its spread. The district has prepared a PowerPoint presentation regarding the virus and the steps we are taking to minimize its impact in our schools. Click here to view the presentation.
To minimize the H1N1 flu’s impact on our students’ health and daily instruction, the district is preparing for various scenarios related to the H1N1 flu, such as the absence of a large number of staff members in one building or district wide.
We are also working with the Health Department to explore options for community immunization sites in our buildings once the H1N1 vaccine is available in our area. Please note that we are still in the exploratory stage.
The district will continue to work closely with the Health Department. As new information becomes available on the H1N1 flu and its impact on our community, we will keep district residents informed through this website, the district newsletter, the ConnectEd telephone messaging service, the local radio and television stations, and letters home to parents.
Thank you for your patience and cooperation. More information on the flu is available at www.nyhealth.gov and www.flu.gov.
|Last updated on 6/21/2011|