Donovan Group
Professional Learning Opportunities

to Improve Your Communication Skills

Now, more than ever before, effective communication is critical for success. After nearly 20 years of serving as communication advisors to schools and districts across the U.S., the Donovan Group is now offering the highest quality school-focused communications professional development. By learning from the Donovan Group, you will have the knowledge and skills to communicate effectively in any type of situation.

Choose from our programs that strengthen participants' communication skills.

Whether you seek development opportunities for yourself or a colleague, explore our many offerings—from multi-month comprehensive communications programs to short, topic-focused learning experiences.

Virtual Programs

State-Specific Communications Academies

Communications Academy I

  • Indiana (Presented by the Central Indiana Education Services Center)
  • Minnesota (Presented by MASA)
  • Michigan (Presented by Marquette-Alger RESA)
  • Wisconsin (Presented by WASDA and WSPRA)

Communications Academy II

  • Indiana (Presented by the Central Indiana Education Services Center)
  • Wisconsin (Presented by WASDA and WSPRA)

National Programs

Custom Professional Learning Programs

Work with the Donovan Group to develop the communication leaders your school, district, or organization needs to go to the next level.

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Donovan Group Communications Academy

in an increasingly volatile environment, where K-12 education continues to evolve, school and district leaders' roles are also changing.

The Donovan Group Communications Academy has been designed to equip educational leaders with the skills required to navigate this era of uncertainty and transformation successfully. Whether you seek communications-focused professional development in school communications for yourself or your entire team, the Donovan Group Communications Academy has the courses for you.

Taught by Donovan Group partners, experts in school communication who are at the cutting edge of innovation.

Variety of in-person and virtual options. New classes are being added soon!

Develop new approaches for internal and external communications, including using established best practices and new technologies.

We can create custom courses for your district or state association.


Donovan Group partners teach all classes. Recognized for their breadth and depth of knowledge in school and district communication, the Donovan Group's partners are renowned consultants and speakers who have addressed some of the most challenging issues facing public K-12 education.