The Virgin Islands Department of Education’s Office of Public Relations and Communications exists to heighten the public’s awareness of the Department’s mission to ensure that all students are prepared for college or the career of their choice upon graduation from high school.
In support of the mission, the Public Relations Office provides publicity for events, activities and the many successes of the Department’s schools, students, teachers, employees and leadership through internal and external communication.
The Office of Public Relations and Communication, through an integrated marketing communications approach services the marketing, branding, public, and media relations, advertising and graphic design needs of the Department, districts, and schools.
The Public Relations Office reports directly to the Commissioner of Education.
All promotional material pertaining to the Department of Education’s schools, programs, services, employees and events should be released through the Office of Public Relations.
Request for media coverage of events including video, news articles, and photos, must be submitted to the Public Relations Office at least a week prior to the event date.
A PR Request form must be filled out and sent to firstname.lastname@example.org in order to confirm coverage.
The Public Relations Office communicates with media representatives on a regular basis and will determine the best way to pitch your story idea. Some options include, but are not limited to:
When submitting your news or story idea, include following:
Director, Office of Public Relations & Communications
(340) 774-0100 x 8136 (St. Thomas)
(340) 773-1095 x 7064 (St. Croix)
Public Information Officer
(340) 774-0100 x 8135