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Communications & Media

The district's communications and media team is dedicated to supporting and sharing the district's mission, highlighting the successes and accomplishments of students and educators across our schools. This team manages many communication platforms, including district websites, social media, parent communication and more. Communications also supports schools and departments through collaboration on marketing, branding and messaging initiatives. Media relations facilitates strong relationships with local news outlets who cover our schools. 

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Contact Information

Dr. Enjoli Avila

Assistant Superintendent, Organizational Development
(816) 321-4005

Susan Hiland

Director of Media & Public Relations
(816) 321-5549

Peyton Galloway

Director of Communications
(816) 321-4997

Rachel Bowers

Creative Services Coordinator
(816) 321-4005

Kathy Adams

Executive Assistant
(816) 321-4005

Department Mission Statement

The NKC Schools communications department builds and sustains a culture of engagement, trust, and support by:

  • cultivating district brand identity
  • sharing stories and information about the district
  • responding within the school community
  • facilitating change toward continuous district improvement

As part of Organizational Development in NKC Schools, the communications team strives to ensure timely, accurate information along with a consistent brand and culture across the organization. We encourage you to follow along with North Kansas City Schools on your preferred platform and hope to hear from you soon! For questions, please feel free to contact NKC Schools via Let's Talk or email