Crisis Communication 101: Why Education Leaders Need a Plan, How to Create One

John Musso with Candace Belair 

pic More often than not a crisis is unexpected and leaves little time for planning. This is why developing a crisis communications plan in advance is critical. In this segment we discuss the basics you need to know to plan ahead and be prepared and cool during a school crisis.
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