Educational Technology

September 20, 2011

Kent School District Places Premium on Communication Through Website

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:35 am

By Tanya Roscorla, Converge

The new Kent School District website hosts videos of students and administrators to improve communication with the community. Mississippi Plans Broadband Network for 4 Research Universities In a Washington school district, the school board established a priority of communicating effectively with the community. At the same time, Kent School District lost half of its Web team members to major budget reductions. As a result, the district re-evaluated its Web strategy and launched a new cloud-based website in 2010 that earned a Best of the Web Award from the Center for Digital Education last week. “It was partly survival and partly focused on making sure that we were doing things as efficiently as we possibly could while we worked to engage our community in all the big changes that we had scheduled ahead,” said Thuan Nguyen, chief information and operations officer.

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