Office of Communications and Community Engagement

Reporting to the Department’s Office of the Deputy for School Effectiveness, this Office oversees and implements:

  • Statewide multimedia communications programs with education stakeholders
  • Media relations
  • Corporate and nonprofit partnership, recognition, and award programs
  • The procurement and allocation of external funds from public and private sources, subgrants to K-12 school systems, and related grant monitoring.

Contact Information

Lora Rakowski
Communications Director

Darla Strouse
Director, Partners & Recognition Programs