Public Relations Committee
Pictured left to right: Terri Navrkal, Jeanne Paull-Turner, Chair Leroy DeHaven, Mary Ann Dolezal, Nancy Bell
Policy: The TRTA Public Relations Committee shall promote and publicize TRTA state, district and local unit activities to the general public, all active and retired educational employees and elected officials. The committee shall promote the use of district and local web pages, newsletters, and coordinate the Children’s Book Project. The committee shall collaborate with other standing and special committees as appropriate to further the mission of TRTA.
In 2016, 142,461 books were distributed as part of the Children’s Book Project and the Student to Student Book Program.
How to create a Facebook Page for your Local Unit, learn more here.
Download the Children’s Book Project guidelines here
Children’s Book Project Resources: Scholastic Warehouse Sale
Download the PromotionaI Items form here
Download the local unit meeting programs here
Download the TRTA Style Guide here
Download the Building Media Relationships here
Download the district and local unit newsletter template here
Download the TRTA Recruitment Poster (letter size) here
To order the full size TRTA Recruitment Poster, email us.
Tips for Successful Newspaper Style Writing and Calling a Talk Radio Program
Writing Letters to the Editor of your Local Newspaper and Effective Utilization of Print Media
Sample Letter to the Editor on Protecting TRS-Care
Sample Press Release on the Children’s Book Project
Sample Letters on Community Volunteer Service, Student Award Scholarships, District Spring Leadership Development Conference and District Fall Conference