School PR Podcast With Ryan Foran
47: Hacking Social Media

47: Hacking Social Media

May 21, 2020

Growing your social media followers and expanding your reach with several unique and creative strategies.

46: Effective E-Newsletter Strategies With Pat Hawn

46: Effective E-Newsletter Strategies With Pat Hawn

May 13, 2020

The best tips and techniques to ensure your email newsletters are being read. Pat Hawn from Market Volt joins the podcast to share some of his best practices and high-level insights into creating your most effective email newsletter.

Friday at 10a (CST) join us and learn how to get the most out of your district/school newsletters. Doesn't matter your platform, catch the presentation one @tspra attendee called "the best thing I attended all session". bit.ly/K12Enews1

45: Distance Learning With Chris Prince Blackboard

45: Distance Learning With Chris Prince Blackboard

May 5, 2020

This new world of education has teaching and learning looking much different for K-12 education. Blackboard Senior Executive Chris Prince joins the podcast to discuss distance and remote learning in a new era of education. Visit www.Blackboard.com/k12 for more information.

44: Part 3 Coronavirus Communications For Schools

44: Part 3 Coronavirus Communications For Schools

May 1, 2020

Financial Forecast for next school year, when and how are we reopening schools, handling the rapid news cycle, graduation ideas, and more. A CalSPRA virtual meeting discussing the latest news in regard to school closures due to the coronavirus with a superb panel of school PR professionals.

Kevin Gordon, Capitol Advisors Founding Partner and President, was the Executive Director of CASBO, involved with CSBA: Budget update and financial forecast

Kindra Britt, CalSPRA President Deputy Superintendent for the California Dept. of Education and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond: Latest State-level information

Music Watson, Former CalSPRA President: Chief of Staff San Diego County Office of Education School-reopening plans https://covid-19.sdcoe.net/Portals/covid-19/Documents/Pandemic%20Plan%20Resources/20-04-14_Recovery_Plan_Assumptions_and_Recommendations.pdf

Dr. David Vannasdall, CalSPRA Superintendent Chair, Arcadia Unified Superintendent: Superintendent perspective

Michelle Smith-McDonald, CalSPRA Bay Area Chair-- Director of Communications for the Alameda County Office of Education: High School graduation ideas

43: Superintendent Dr. Joe Sanfelippo Go Crickets

43: Superintendent Dr. Joe Sanfelippo Go Crickets

April 22, 2020

A must-listen. Author, Keynote, and National Superintendent of the Year Dr. Joe Sanfelippo joins the School PR Podcast. We talk about how he put Fall Creek Wisconsin on the map, increased enrollment, created a storytelling machine, engaging the board, hacking leadership, #1minwalk2work, #gocrickets, COVID-19 school closures, the power and impact of school communications, and why he lives just a 60 second walk away from the district office. #schoolprpodcast

42: Part 2 Coronavirus Communications For Schools

42: Part 2 Coronavirus Communications For Schools

March 29, 2020

The vendor dilemma, unique video concepts, positive social media engagement, media relations opportunities, PRA requests, getting in the room, insensitive social media posts, being a community resource, and more. In this episode we concentrate on transitioning from reactive to proactive storytelling and starting to share the many positive stories in our schools and communities. #schoolsclosedheartsopen ❤️

Videos: 

https://youtu.be/d-KgdPudPzQ

https://youtu.be/_3FhZQBNsms

https://www.youtube.com/user/arcadiaunified/videos?view_as=subscriber

41: Part 1 Coronavirus Communications For Schools

41: Part 1 Coronavirus Communications For Schools

March 9, 2020

The role of communications has become essential with the coronavirus continuing to spread globally. This special episode discusses some of the critical aspects of communicating with our parents and school communities as we navigate the known and unknown of the coronavirus. We hope to provide some proven strategies and perspectives for schools to consider.

40: Kindra Britt Deputy Superintendent

40: Kindra Britt Deputy Superintendent

February 13, 2020

Earning your seat at the table, working for the CA Dept. Of Education and Superintendent Tony Thurmond, funding for public education, CalSPRA conference, Arcadia PIO job, and much more with Kindra Britt the Deputy Superintendent of Communications and Marketing for the CDE and the President of CalSPRA!

39: My Kobe Story

39: My Kobe Story

January 30, 2020

My almost one-on-one Kobe Bryant interview story, and the Los Angeles reaction. This is just my little recollection of about ten years ago when a young sports reporter had an opportunity to interview one of the greatest to ever play the game. My sincere condolences to the Bryant family, and to all of the families and loved ones of everyone involved in the tragedy.

38: Your District In 60 Seconds With Paik, Pichardo, & Jennings

38: Your District In 60 Seconds With Paik, Pichardo, & Jennings

November 25, 2019

Creating dynamic and engaging weekly 60-second video recaps of your school district. A special on-location podcast from Sacramento with Christine Paik, Nicole Pichardo, and Matthew Jennings who are all creating these recap videos and share their expertise with us so you can too!

Video examples from our guests:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R13mqfM5CzE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jRUuy-XBk4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhgnBMRA6-U