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Community Relations

Responsibilities

The Community Relations Department serves as the public relations and communications office of the school district. The department functions as the primary contact and source of information about the district for the public, the news media, and District employees.

Our department highlights the accomplishments of the District through press coverage, publications, and special events. We also make use of the District website to share information about our District.
Additionally, the department serves as the source of reliable information during emergencies and times of crisis.
Our department is responsible for:

  • Communications, internal and external
  • Community relations activities
  • Crisis and emergency communications
  • District-wide community service projects
  • Donations to the District
  • ECPS District Calendar
  • Education Access Channel Three on SuddenLink Cable
  • Fine Arts Program support
  • Media relations
  • News releases
  • Parent-Teacher Organization support
  • Partnerships with business and industry
  • Public information requests
  • Special events and awards programs
  • Telephone notification systems, ConnectED, and the What's Happening line
  • Volunteer support
  • Webpage management
Susan Hoke
Communications Coordinator
2311 N. Main Street
Tarboro, NC 27886

shoke@ecps.us
Phone: (252) 641-2678
Fax: (252) 641-5714