Norwich (Conn.) Schools, Teachers Ratchet Up Online Presence

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

In a bid to further improve communication with families, the Norwich school district is rapidly expanding its presence on social media networks and other internet platforms.

"We want to open every door to positive involvement. Family partnerships are a component to achieving student success," Superintendent Abby Dolliver said. "Having updated and open communication with parents is another way to meet this goal."

And by the summer, officials hope all 300 teachers within the school system populate personalized websites created for them by Jessica Warrender, the district’s webmaster and social media specialist. They’re all expected to go live by the summer.

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