Communications

MISSION - The DeSoto ISD Communications Department, in partnership with the City of DeSoto, DeSoto Chamber of Commerce, local churches, parents and the community, builds public understanding of and support for DeSoto Independent School District. The Communications Department helps build stronger relationships with individuals and organizations through various communication and public relations efforts vital to the district's growth and development. The Communications Department brings public relations perspectives and strategies into District decision-making and planning. It provides expertise and services that improve the quality and effectiveness of the District's communications projects and programs. Above all, the Communications Department fosters an environment of open and honest communication aimed at building trust and credibility with the District's key internal and external stakeholders.

RESPONSIBILITIES -

Media and public relations, internal and external communications, district publications, official district Website, open records requests, special events and projects, and special recognitions.

DISTRICT COMMUNICATIONS

  • Employee News - DeSoto ISD INSIDE
  • E-Newsletter - Eagle News
  • Suburban Newspaper - Educator's Corner and Ad
  • Southwest NOW - Ad
  • 1st Tuesday Town Hall Meetings - three each fall
  • Coffee & Conversations - One at each school library for casual meeting with Superintendent
  • Elementary Student Council Tour
  • DeSoto Community Advisory Council
  • Superintendent's Student Advisory Council
  • Webpage
  • Social Media - Facebook, Twitter, YouTube
  • SchoolMessenger - emails and voice calls to district students and staff

ORGANIZATIONS

Trimble
Beth Trimble, Executive Director 
200 E. Belt Line Rd., DeSoto, Texas 75115 
Phone (972) 274-8212 Ext. 205 
Fax (972) 223-3791 
btrimble@desotoisd.org

C. Rena Thomas, Specialist 
Phone: (972) 274-8212 Ext. 206 
cynthia.thomas@desotoisd.org

Brent Awalt, Web Administrator 
Phone: (972) 274-8212 Ext. 245 
brent.awalt@desotoisd.org