Communications

DeSoto ISD Communications is committed to serving the DeSoto Independent School District in as many capacities as possible.

The DeSoto ISD Communications team is focused on sharing, clarifying, and making accessible the vision, mission, goals, values, and commitments of DeSoto ISD.

DeSoto ISD Communications serves the district in the following capacities:

  • Alumni Spotlight
  • Board Support and Communications
  • Banding and Initiatives
  • Community Engagement
  • Community Relations
  • Crisis Communications
  • Donations and Fundraising
  • Education Foundation Support
  • Emergency Communications
  • Employee Perks
  • Event Planning and Management
  • External Communications
  • Internal Communications
  • Intergovernmental Relations
  • Marketing and Messaging
  • Media Relations
  • Organizational Culture and Connectedness
  • Parent Engagement
  • Partnership Management and Development
  • Public Information/Open Records Requests
  • Public Relations
  • Project Management
  • Social Media Development and  Management
  • Story Subnissions
  • Weather Watch
  • Web Development and Management
  • Volunteers

The work of the DeSoto ISD Communications Department is to ensure that the DeSoto ISD school community is informed, aware and has access to news and updates regarding the district while fostering a sense of pride, increasing engagement and elevating the visibility of the district’s programs, opportunities, and positive news.

Department Contact Information: 

Tiffanie Blackmon-Jones

Chief Communications Officer

(972) 223-6666 ext 8414

[email protected]


Jacquinette Murphy

Assistant Director of Internal Communications

(972) 223-6666 ext 8445

[email protected]

Benjamin Bullock

Assistant Director of External Communications

(972) 223-6666

[email protected]

C. Rena Thomas

Communications Coordinator, Messaging and Media

(972) 223-6666

[email protected]

Melissa Toney

Executive Administrative Assistant

(972) 223-6666 ext 8074

[email protected]

Karmeda Mitchell

District Receptionist

(972) 223-6666 ext 8200

[email protected]