Today West, provider of SchoolMessenger communications solutions, www.schoolmessenger.com, announced the results of a new survey regarding school districts and effective parent engagement. Survey respondents included district leadership such as superintendents, technology directors, and communications officers.
Among the top survey results are:
--86% of districts surveyed use social media to communicate with parents.
--65% of districts surveyed already use 5 or more channels to communicate with parents.
--33% of districts surveyed plan to focus on district mobile apps in the next 1-3 years.
West will release the complete results of the survey in a SchoolMessenger solutions webinar, “From Apps to Announcements: Increasing School-Parent Engagement With Communications Technology,” on June 1 at 11 a.m. Pacific/2 p.m. Eastern. The webinar is open to the media, SchoolMessenger solutions customers and other professionals responsible for school communications.