Districts have always been tasked with building community and ensuring student safety while in the classroom. Now, the stakes are even higher as districts continue to recover from the disruption of the pandemic. Effective communication with families and students is critical to helping districts move forward.

Inside Learning from the Moment

As districts look toward the future, they are continuing to develop strategies to reopen schools safely for students. To successfully transition to a new year, schools must have a strong communications plan.

About the Authors

Aerial Adams

Policy and Communications Fellow

Aerial is responsible for assisting in policy and communications activities. Learning from the Moment is her first major publication with Mississippi First. She served as Mississippi First’s Communication and Policy Fellow from 2020-2021.

MacKenzie Hines

Chief of Staff

MacKenzie leads communications and operations work at Mississippi First. Learning from the Moment is the first major publication she has authored with Mississippi First. She has been the lead designer for all Mississippi First publications since 2013.