The communications department strives to ensure parents and community members have easy access to current and relevant information regarding the school district.  
The department is responsible for maintaining district brand standards, the district website, the district social media platforms, and the automated calling and email system.  The department assists reporters from both local and national news media outlets as they cover the achievements of our students and staff members.  

Our communications professionals are work in partnership with district staff to produce annual publications such as our annual accountability report, the Quality Profile, and our annual financial report, the Financial Update. They also work with the City of Upper Arlington to produce the quarterly community newsletter UAiNSIGHT. 

Our communications professionals are members of the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) and the Ohio School Public Relations Association (OHSPRA). They are consistently recognized by OHSPRA for their work. They received Best of the Best awards in 2022 for the UAiNSIGHT community newsletter, in 2021 for the website and in 2017 and 2018 for the Your Voice Matters communications plan on the district's facilities master planning process. They have also received the following awards in recent years:

The department has previously received a Best of the Best award for the district Facebook page and awards recognizing excellence in video, social media and the UAiNSIGHT community newsletter.
If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact us.

Contact Information

Karen Truett
Director of Communications
[email protected]
(614) 487-5000

Colleen Wright
Communications Coordinator
[email protected]
(614) 487-5000

Parent Notification System

Upper Arlington Schools uses an automated information system to provide families with regular updates and emergency notifications via telephone, email and/or text message.  If you are having trouble receiving these updates or need to update your contact information, please email [email protected] and include the name of your student(s) and the school they attend in your email. 

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