The Communications Department provides strategic input in decision-making and communicating decisions of the administration and School Board. The department is responsible for developing and assisting with communication for both internal and external audiences, including community, government and media relations; crisis communication and mass notification; websites and social media; news releases, newsletters and marketing materials; advertising sponsorship; brand standards and requests for information.

The Communications Department oversees operation of District 196 TV on the Charter Communications and Comcast services.

The Communications Department also oversees the district’s Legislative Advisory Council to enhance community understanding of legislative proposals that impact District 196 and promote citizen involvement in the legislative process.


For more information, contact Tony Taschner, director of communications at 651-423-7775.