Commentary on school communications, marketing, public relations, referendum planning
and crisis communications from the team at the Donovan Group.
The Donovan Group has received a Gold Medallion from the National School Public Relations Association as part of the team that helped the Howard-Suamico School District communicate effectively around its recent referendum effort. The award, which is the top public...read more
When we started the Donovan Group, we were a group of one. The name was aspirational. My hope was that I could take my passion for public education, along with my background in educational policy, public relations and marketing, and create a full-service firm that...read more
Here at the Donovan Group, we are reflecting on what has been a historic school year for our firm and our clients. We have been humbled by the opportunity to work with an increasing number of school districts and talented school leaders throughout Wisconsin, Iowa,...read more
Communications directors are key members of school districts’ administrative teams. They must know how to communicate both proactively and reactively, while maintaining an overarching vision for stakeholder engagement. They should be able to deal with the urgent needs...read more
With the unusually cold weather that has impacted huge parts of the country, many schools and districts have canceled school. In many cases, classes have been called off for several consecutive days. The cold temperatures in particular have caused serious concerns for...read more