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Communication

Within the Communication Department at Elkhart Community Schools, you’ll find a team eager to assist families and staff with receiving important information from the district. This team is responsible for:

  • Assisting buildings with development of newsletters, flyers, and school websites
  • Assisting with district-wide special events and programs
  • Branding
  • District website
  • District-wide communication through all-calls, emails, and texts
  • ECS social media
  • Emergency notifications - closings, delays
  • Ensuring district messages are translated into Spanish
  • Flyer approval for distribution to school buildings
  • Media relations 
  • Non-emergency district-wide communication - important events, surveys
  • Production and delivery of news stories for internal and external audiences
  • Training school staff for maintenance of school websites and social media

Communication

J.C. Rice Educational Services Center
2720 California Road
Elkhart, IN 46514

Brenda Kolbe
Director of Communication
574-262-5943
bkolbe@elkhart.k12.in.us

Wendy Wood
Communications Specialist 
574-262-5569
wwood@elkhart.k12.in.us

District Communication

Communication Tip

Did you miss a robo-call and you're not sure what it was about? Need to check your contact info and set preferences? We can help! Check out the following video with tips for robo-calls, texts, and emails from the district. 

 

Flyer Approval Process