As a new school year begins amid uncertainty, mass notifications can help schools quickly disseminate critical information
The beginning of school this year looks like nothing we’ve ever seen before. School administrators, teachers, students and parents are fighting to find solutions that prioritize safety and allow for students to return to in-person classes. Despite fears of the virus, many parents are worried that closing school doors would leave students falling behind in their education and feeling isolated.
In Waco and across the State of Texas, the decision to reopen schools has been placed largely in the hands of individual school districts and local leaders. One tool that every school should employ to help distribute virus-related information during the school year is an emergency notification system. With mass notifications via text, email, push notifications, phone calls, and social media, administrators can make sure the parents, students, and teachers in the school community remain informed on reopening policies and procedures.
Keep reading to learn more about how emergency notification systems can facilitate effective coronavirus communications.