Communicating Education — Digital Learning for School Leaders

Communicating Education

“What are you going to say?”

Become a Powerful Communicator Through All Forms of Media

Communication is the vehicle to leadership. Learn to do it well. Designed specifically for school leaders everywhere — whether a rookie, aspiring administrator or a veteran in public affairs — these courses build your confidence, leading to greater performance. You won’t just be heard. You will be remembered.

Learn how to:

  • Use media as a vehicle for leadership
  • Become a louder voice for education
  • Elevate your personal role and visibility
  • Leverage media resources for good news
  • Know how to respond to criticism
  • Create memorable messages and quotes
  • Boost your confidence and performance
  • Build your brand and promote your schools

Learn from a pro while on the go... on your tablet, smart phone or computer.

David VossKristin MagetteCommunicating Education courses are taught by David R. Voss, seasoned journalist, expert spokesman, and longtime education consultant and trainer; and Kristin Magette, APR, communications strategist, district information officer, and author of Embracing Social Media: A Practical Guide to Manage Risk and Embrace Opportunity.

They include learning videos that you can play and replay whenever you like, project-based activities that you submit for review, and optional online collaboration with the instructor and peers who are also taking the course. For more information or an inside glimpse at the course, contact David at He may also be able to help with finding funding sources.

21st Century Learning:

  • Personal, tailored attention
  • Short video lessons and examples
  • Authentic, engaging activities 
  • Real-life relevance for educators
  • Social peer collaboration 
  • Measurements for mastery
  • Quality training at a fraction of the cost

How It Works

  1. Each course is accessible online whenever you are ready to start and contains learning videos, activities, projects and assessments.

  2. It takes approximately four hours to complete the course, but you can take it at any time at your own pace on your own device.

  3. Order the courses you want in the checkbox below and the number of people you want in your cart. The cost is per person, per course.

  4. Each person subscribing will receive via email a unique user name and password upon receipt of payment or Purchase Order.

  5. You cannot share the course with anyone because the course “resumes” wherever you left off when you log in and the assessments are unique to each individual.

  6.  If you have any questions, email David Voss,

Three Courses Available (save by ordering all 3 at once):

  1. MediaTalk Part 1MediaTalk for Educators
    The famed MediaTalk course — 25 years in the marking — teaches you the secrets of pro-active media preparedness and performance.

  2. Power of the PodiumPower Behind the Podium
    Learn how educators can connect with different audiences so you will not only be heard, you will be remembered.

  3. Social MediaSocial Media for Educators
    Go inside the world of social media to learn its usefulness to educators, with clear direction for policies and participation.

Cost is per person.

Select your course(s) below.  Ordering all three now gives you more than 20% discount (plus get 5% discount if you're signed in as an NSPRA member).