When effective communication really counts, you can count on us.


Experience & Care

We are passionate advocates for children and public education


We specialize in communication planning, training, counseling, reputation management, public engagement, publications production, and crisis communications assistance for public school districts, county offices of education, and educational organizations.

School districts served
Educators trained
Miles traveled advising clients
Workshops & Speeches presented

Our Mission and Core Values


Be passionate advocates for children and public education


Promote the importance and professionalism of school public relations


Cultivate communicating cultures within school districts and organizations


Enhance the communications capacity and capabilities of school leaders


Build stronger community support for public schools


Develop sustainable public engagement/communications programs for school districts and educational organizations

Communication Resources for Schools was founded in 1996 by nationally recognized school public relations and communications expert Tom DeLapp.

As your communications counsel we can help you…

  • Communicate during difficult labor negotiations, impasse, and strikes
  • Handle media relations during critical incidents, crises and emergencies
  • Implement strategies for dealing with interest groups and school critics
  • Develop campaigns to build support for district policies, decisions & programs
  • Raise public awareness about what’s right and real in your schools
  • Communicate about student performance, school safety, and district budgets
  • Maintain effective internal communication, employee awareness, and morale
  • Engage and involve the public in their public schools
  • Coach individual school leaders on communication techniques and styles
  • Build relationships among management teams and school boards
  • Develop social media protocols and strategies
  • Integrate communication methods into a district “wire service”
  • Audit your communication effectiveness
  • Create and implement powerful strategic communication plans
  • Increase the capacity and capabilities of your staff to communicate your messages

On a project or hourly basis, you can retain the firm to provide consulting services or present a workshop or keynote address at your next conference or in-service training program.

Making a difference in education

It is our aim to build stronger community support for public schools
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Contact us to see how Communication Resources for Schools can help!