Community Relations

  • The Columbia Public Schools Community Relations Department serves to enhance the education of all Columbia students. We develop and coordinate award-winning communications, educational partnerships, volunteers and special events involving Columbia Public Schools and the Columbia community. We manage the district's Partners in Education and volunteer programs which highlight community involvement within the school district, strengthening relationships and connecting business and community resources to schools.

    Our desired future state
    To be the best school district in our state.
    Why we exist
    To provide an excellent education for all our students by adhering to our organizational goals.
    What we do
    To be a valuable asset for our community by preparing our children so that they will be competitive in an ever-changing, unpredictable world.
    The non-negotiable family principles that guide us
    • Trust
    • Integrity
    • Transparency
    • Collaboration
    • Empathy
    • Grace