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MEDIA ALERT: Reminder! Framingham Public Schools Hosting a Press Conference for Back to School Awareness

Framingham Public Schools
Robert A. Tremblay, Ed.D., Superintendent of Schools

Rochelle Santos, Media & Communications Manager
Framingham Public Schools
rsantos@framingham.k12.ma.us 
774-388-7121 


July 28, 2020 (Framingham, MA)

MEDIA ALERT: Reminder! Framingham Public Schools Hosting a Press Conference for Back to School Awareness

In an effort to streamline communication surrounding Framingham's return to school for the 2020-2021 academic year, Dr. Tremblay is hosting weekly press conferences to field questions on the process, decision-making, and plan elements that will directly affect the community in the coming weeks. Members of the media are invited to register and attend these virtual events, the next one being tomorrow, July 29th.

Media Outreach

Members of the local news, radio, and online press are invited to pre-register for weekly press conferences which will be held via Zoom. Dr. Tremblay will provide updates, answer pre-submitted questions, and take new questions via chat to be addressed within a 30 minute window. To submit questions in advance, please complete this Google Form: Media Questions

WHAT: Weekly Press Conferences

WHEN: Wednesday, July 29th from 11:45am - 12:15pm

WHERE: Online via Zoom

HOW TO ACCESS: Members of the Press will be sent a link to register in advance for the Zoom Press Conference. This link is not being shared publicly.

WAYS TO ENGAGE:

  • Attendees can enter questions in the chat
  • Attendees can 'Raise Your Hand' to speak; and/or
  • If preferred, attendees can also be brought on screen to have a conversation with Dr. Tremblay

Framingham Public School Community Outreach

Framingham Public Schools is dedicated to ensuring the distribution of timely, accurate, and transparent information to staff and families directly. Given the evolving situation due to COVID-19, the District and Superintendent are planning a variety of opportunities to share important information with Framingham Public School families and staff. These efforts include twice weekly community hours (Back to School Updates Live with Dr. Tremblay), in addition to website updates; family communication via calls, emails, and texts; surveys; social media posts; and school committee meetings. Information surrounding the return to school will be accessible and available as soon as it can be shared. These efforts are primarily for FPS Staff and Families.

About Framingham Public Schools
The mission of the Framingham Public Schools is to educate each student to learn and live productively as a critically-thinking, responsible citizen in a multicultural, democratic society by providing academically challenging instructional programs taught by highly-qualified staff and supported by comprehensive services in partnership with our entire community. For news, updates, and announcements, follow Framingham Public Schools (@FraminghamPS) on Facebook, Twitter, and (@framinghamschools) on Instagram. You can also join the conversation using #FraminghamSchools.

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