The Strategic Communications Division consists of three departments:
Strategic Communications, Media Productions Services and Parent and Community Support.
The team is responsible for marketing all the amazing things our students, teachers and staff members do. We create videos, billboards, fliers, brochures, booklets, handouts, presentations, advertisements and more.
We tell the story of the Wichita Public Schools - the story of achievements, goals and excellence. Through relationships with the media, we help build the reputation and community support for our schools.
We create content and maintain dialogues for the district's social media pages:
We provide training and best-practice support on the use of social media as a communication tool, including application of the district's social media guidelines. Find the current social media guidelines here.
Download our mobile app to get school-specific news directly to your phone or tablet!
We create and manage content for the district website, and we offer support to schools to create and maintain content for their respective pages.
We create promotional graphics, including brochures, fliers, booklets, handouts, online graphics, and more that create the look and feel for the district's brand.
In order to maintain a positive, purposeful, and active relationship with the families of its students, and with the wider community, we work with community agencies, businesses, congregations and other groups to build the community support vital to the success of our schools and students. Click here to see how you can get involved.
We celebrate our employee's hard work and accomplishments with awards such as Good Apple, Distinguished Teacher, Excellence in Public Service and many more. Click here to see more of our awards and recognitions.
Media Production Services
Media Productions operates WPS' 24/7 television channel broadcast on Cox Cable Channel 20 in Wichita, through the LiveStream app, and on the district's web site at www.usd259.org/WPStvonline.
The department also provides video creation and production services for district schools, staff and students.
Check out their page here: WPS TV
Parent and Community Support
Parent and Community Support
Parent and Community Support serves as advocates for district parents on issues relating to the success of individual students within our district. We are grateful for the support received from the parents of our students and encourage partnerships between families and educators to achieve what is best for our students.
In most cases, problems can be solved at the school level. Therefore, the first step must be to make an appointment to meet with the teacher or principal to discuss the matter.
In the unlikely event the principal cannot resolve the problem, the next step is to contact the Parent & Community Support Specialist, Carla Clement at (316) 973-4668 or email: email@example.com.