Communications and Community Relations

Communication Services for Schools

The Communications Department works with schools to assist in communicating with students, parents, staff and the community. The support offered to schools by the department include the following services:

  • Crisis communications support
    • on-site presence
    • media management
    • intra-agency/intra-district communication
    • parent notification
  • Media liaison services
    • news release preparation
    • responding to reporter inquiries
    • “pitching” story ideas to local media     
  • Parent notification system assistance     
    • outreach calling support
    • teacher calling support
  • Communications planning
    • identification of target audiences
    • development of key communicators’ systems
  • Online communications support
    • support for school web content managers 
    • electronic content templates
    • presentation development
  • Newsletter information
    • district news
    • general education news
  • Communications coaching
    • media response training
    • site communications methods
    • publications development
  • Family engagement support
    • home-school communications development
    • focus/engagement group facilitation
  • Event support
    • advertising
    • program development  
  • Volunteer program coordination (Volunteer and Partnership Office) 
  • Additional assistance for individual schools as requested

Communications and Community Relations,
Media Relations 
Tracey Beeker, Director
tracey.beeker@sarasotacountyschools.net

Caroline Lee, Administrative Assistant
caroline.lee@sarasotacountyschools.net 

Online Communications and 
Social Media Coordinator
Mina Ajrab, Specialist
mina.ajrab@sarasotacountyschools.net

Katy Ellis, Videographer
kathryn.ellis@sarasotacountyschools.net

Phone: 941-927-4009 or
941-927-9000 ext. 74009
Fax: 941-927-2539
1960 Landings Boulevard
Sarasota, Florida 34231
Green 3rd Floor

Education Channel 20/33
Leanne McIntire, Manager
leanne.mcintire@sarasotacountyschools.net

Kimberly Stocker, Producer
kimberly.stocker@sarasotacountyschools.net

Stephen Pannone, Engineer
stephen.pannone@sarasotacountyschools.net

Larry Phillips, Producer
larry.phillips@sarasotacountyschools.net

Phone: 941-361-6355
Fax: 941-361-6358
4748 Beneva Road
Sarasota, Florida 34233

Volunteer & Partnership Office
Lyndsey Cantees, Coordinator  
lyndsey.cantees@sarasotacountyschools.net

Jennifer Anderson, Administrative Assistant
VolunteersPartners@sarasotacountyschools.net
Phone: 941-927-9000, ext. 31500
Fax: 941-361-6539
Green 1st Floor

Staff Listing

Friday
4/20/2018 - District Instructional Staff Meeting CANCELLED due to FSA Testing

Tuesday
4/24/2018 - Charter Applicant Interviews with CRC

Thursday
4/26/2018 - Charter Review Committee

Thursday
4/26/2018 - KG Roundup

Thursday
4/26/2018 - KG Roundup

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