As a school trustee, you’re in a unique position to improve civic participation in your community and strengthen our democracy. In fact, it’s your duty as a trustee. With tips and resources from TASB, your district can produce students who are ready exercise their rights as citizens
Use these fast facts to communicate the value of public schools with your community.
Newspapers choose what to cover and often shape how people in the news are perceived. You can impact this by conducting a successful editorial board meeting with your local newspaper.
An effective way to generate support for your district and its students is by using media—op-eds, social media, and other avenues—to communicate and engage with your community. Our how-to guide walks you through how to take action, step by step.
If your advocacy efforts are largely made up of block walking, e-mailing a list of supporters, and relying on the local community newspaper, you are likely missing out. Find out how trustees like you can use technology to better mobilize communities.