Welcome to the Strategic Communications Division Site

  • How We Support Wichita Public Schools


    The Strategic Communications Division:

    • promotes student and staff achievements
    • organizes volunteer and partnership opportunities 
    • helps manage crisis situations
    • responds to media inquiries
    • explains complex issues to parents and the community
    • communicates district directives and policies to employees
    • notifies the public in cases of emergency
    • manages content for usd259.org and social media

    Support for Schools
    Some services we provide for principals & schools are:

    • Crisis Management 
    • Media Relations Training
    • Promotional Support

    Support for Parents and the Community
    We serve as advocates for district parents on issues relating to the success of individual students within our district.

    Support for Employees
    We keep our employees up-to-date with district happenings through our website and social media. We also celebrate their achievements and dedication to our students. 

    Support for Administration & Board of Education
    We support the administration and BOE by communicating their work and decisions to our employees, parents, students and community members. 



Mission Statement

  • We create and enhance relationships that support: 


    An environment of mutual trust and support;


    Two-way dialogue between the district and its patrons;


    The educational needs of all Wichita students; and


    Positive family and community perceptions of the Wichita  Public Schools

Contact Us

  • Wendy Johnson 
    Division Director
    Strategic Communications

    903 S. Edgemoor 

    Wichita, KS 67218

    (316) 973-4515


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