Bellingham Public Schools

Communications & Community Relations


Communications and Community Relations  provides information to a variety of stakeholders, including students, staff, families, news media and community members. We communicate accurate and timely  news about schools, programs, achievements of students and staff, opportunities for input, decisions and district policies, programs, procedures, achievements, decisions, critical education issues and emergency/weather information.

The department is responsible for:

  • Internal Communications
  • External Communications
  • Strategic Communications Planning
  • Media Relations
  • Crisis Communications
  • Communications Research (surveys, focus groups, input)
  • Community Engagement
  • Publications
  • Marketing and Branding
  • Digital Communications (Web, e-news, video)
  • Recognition
  • Special Events
  • Public Records
  • Interpretation and Translation Services