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How to Manage a Winter Emergency from Start to Finish

Monday, January 30, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

Winter Emergency

Presented by Zac Rantz, Chief Communications Officer at Nixa Public Schools, MO
Sponsored by Blackboard


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So, you got the call from your superintendent that school is closed for the day due to winter weather. Now what? Learn the ins and outs of a successful winter weather communications strategy from Zac Rantz, Chief Communications Officer at Nixa Public Schools, MO.

In this webinar, Zac Rantz covers what areas are considered when making a decision, who makes the decision at his district, and the steps he takes to inform parents and the community about changes to the school schedule. He will field questions from attendees after his presentation.

Learn great ideas for how to streamline your winter and school emergency communications. K-12 communications leaders, public relations officers, superintendents, and school administrators will benefit from this recorded session.

Zac RantzAbout the Presenter

Zac Rantz is the chief communications officer at Nixa Public Schools in Missouri. He has a strong background in journalism, publishing, and communications which eventually led him into the field of education where he has thrived for the past 15 years.

Zac was an adjunct communications professor at Drury University, a former president of the Missouri School Public Relations Association, and a board member of the Nixa Education Foundation. He also authored Hindsight: Lessons Learned from the Joplin Tornado and Other Crisis Events, a book about the EF5 tornado that devastated the Joplin School District.

Zac was an honoree of the Springfield Business Journal’s 40 under 40, the National School of Public Relations’ 35 under 35, and won the 2014 Leadership Through Communication Award for having the top communications program in the nation from the American Association of School Administrators and the National School Public Relations Association.

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Monday, January 30, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
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