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To schedule interviews, request District information or photos, or connect with our team, please email Anatasia Drabicky?to ensure requests are addressed in a timely manner.

Our community relations team will serve with professionalism, positivity, courtesy, and responsiveness as we lead and support communications, community engagement, and valued partnerships. We will inform, involve, and inspire students, staff, and our community’s District pride by advancing and promoting our students’ achievements, safe and nurturing schools, and effective and efficient operations.

The primary functions of the Community Relations Department are:

  • Community Relations
  • Media Relations
  • Consulting & Training
  • Marketing
  • Crisis Communication
  • Web & Technology Development
  • Recognitions
  • Business & Community Outreach
  • Bond Communication

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Communications with the community (external communications) and with district employees (internal communications) are critical to generating understanding, acceptance, and support of district initiatives and decisions. The Community Relations Department serves both internal and external constituents with a variety of communications tools, including the following.

Web Site Information—The Community Relations Department maintains and updates information on the district Web site and provides training and support to departmental users and campus webmasters.

Press Releases/Media Calls—Local media, educational and business publications are regularly sent news releases about district programs, events, and accomplishments. The Community Relations Office also fields dozens of calls weekly from reporters seeking information or interviews.

Informational MD网爆门ations—Brochures, flyers, letters, and pamphlets are written, edited and/or designed to explain and promote various programs and events.

MD网爆门 Briefs—After each regular meeting, a summary of actions taken by the MD网爆门 Rock ISD MD网爆门 of Trustees is emailed to all district staff, representatives from the district Council of PTAs, area Chambers of Commerce, and the news media, and published on the district’s Web site.

Bond Referendum Campaigns—The Community Relations Department is responsible for producing electronic, print and video pieces to inform the public about district capital improvement needs and coordinates a Speaker’s Bureau for community meetings.

Video Production—The department oversees the production of videos used internally and externally to publicize and promote district initiatives and accomplishments.

Email Correspondence—Employees and constituent groups are routinely notified of district media coverage, actions taken by the Superintendent or MD网爆门, district events and accomplishments. Opportunities for input are provided.

Campus MD网爆门ity Support—Lists of media contacts and fax numbers, helpful hints for writing news releases, and guidelines for interactions with the media are provided to principals and other campus staff to assist with publicity efforts for their schools. Media training is also provided upon request.

Community Forums—MD网爆门 meetings are scheduled periodically to enable the Superintendent to share information and solicit input.

Information Clearinghouse—Each day, department staff answer numerous calls, emails, and letters from parents, taxpayers, employees, potential district residents, businesses, and others seeking information about MD网爆门 Rock ISD.

The Community Relations Department organizes and coordinates events each year that recognize and celebrate the contributions of employees, students and volunteers.

Employee Service Program —Employees with 20, 25, and 30 years of service and retirees are honored.

Teacher Excellence Awards —Campus and District Teachers of the Year are honored.

The MD网爆门 Rock ISD Video Services Department provides the following services:

Leadership MD网爆门 Rock ISD

Leadership MD网爆门 Rock ISD will give approximately 20 MD网爆门 Rock ISD stakeholders,representing all areas of our district, the opportunity to go “behind the scenes” of MD网爆门 Rock ISD, meet the people who are responsible for programs and services, and see first-hand how the district creates a climate of success for our rapidly growing, diverse student population.

Contact Us

Email:?Community Relations
Phone: 512-464-5113
Fax: 512-464-5055

Anastasia Drabicky
Anastasia Drabicky
Chief of MD网爆门 Affairs and Communications
Executive Assistant:
Karen Geissinger
Fax: 512-464-5055
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Elisha Abundez
Central Administration Receptionist
Jackie Cyriac
Jackie Cyriac
Community Partnerships Supervisor
Dianne Foletto
Dianne Foletto
Associate Director, Marketing and Strategic Communications
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Karen Geissinger
Community Relations Executive Assistant
Mark Kania
Mark Kania
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Sydney Kim
Associate Director, Communications & Community Relations
Thomas Park
Thomas Park
Multimedia Designer
Dustin Rogers
Dustin Rogers
Video Services Manager
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Ashley Ruiz
Community Relations Coordinator
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Maribel Ruvalcaba
Spanish Translator