Quinlan ISD School Community Relations serves as the internal and external communications department for district happenings and events. The department strives to reliably facilitate effective communications between our school staff, students, parents, business and community members through a variety of resources and news outlets. The department is dedicated to building relationships in the school and community based on trust and transparency. Positive news abounds in our district and QISD School Community Relations is proud to share those success stories through local media, e-newsletters, eBlasts, websites and an assortment of social media sites.
Other responsibilities of the School Community Relations Department include serving on the board of local organizations such as the Lake Tawakoni Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Lake Tawakoni Area Public Library. This service to our community helps to establish sound relationships to support Quinlan ISD on a range of levels and through various means. The office is the lead coordinator for special events such as homecoming week, the Teacher of the Year program, end-of-year employee appreciation banquet and “Taste of Tawakoni” back-to-school event. The annual “Taste of Tawakoni” event brings in a variety of eateries and businesses to feed QISD staff members at no cost and offers over $5,000 in door prizes, reducing the cost to the district by over 85%. Further, the office coordinates special advertising packages within QISD, called All $TARS for Education. Several opportunities are available for approved businesses to advertise within QISD. In addition, the School Community Relations Department serves as the district liaison for the Quinlan ISD Education Foundation, playing a vital role in all foundation programs, fundraisers and services provided by the foundation as a partner to QISD.