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Whitfield County Schools Strategic Plan Progress Report 2016

The Communications Specialist, along with the superintendent, serves as the spokesperson for the school district and point of contact for your open records requests. For school transcript requests, please use the Transcript Request Form.

The specialist is responsible for the development and maintenance of internal and external communications to ensure that employees of the school system and the general public stay informed about the actions of the Whitfield County Board of Education and initiatives undertaken by the school district. This includes:

  • collaborating with the media
  • designing and maintaining the district website (this site!)
  • contributing to and monitoring social media including Facebook and Twitter
  • collecting success stories from our schools to share with the community
  • taking photographs to record student and staff achievement
  • Updating the WCS Data Dashboard

Other responsibilities include providing guidance and direction to school personnel in the training and operation of school councils and to provide ongoing support for council members.

About Our Community

Whitfield County is home to four cities served in whole or in part by Whitfield County Schools. The four cities are:

Dalton Public Schools serves students of families who live inside the Dalton city limits.

If you’re looking for something to do? Visit the Whitfield County website for a comprehensive list of Outdoor Recreational Resources including parks, walking, hiking, and biking trails, as well as athletic facilities for swimming, tennis golf, and other activities for all ages. If those outdoor activities don't sound good today, you could curl up with a good book at the Dalton-Whitfield Regional Library.

Learn more about local businesses and economic development in Dalton and Whitfield County at the Dalton-Whitfield Chamber of Commerce. You may also find something new in downtown Dalton while visiting the Downtown Dalton Development Authority.

Local media coverage comes from the Dalton Daily Citizen, the North Georgia Radio Group, and WDNN Channel 10. Additional coverage comes from the Chattanooga media market includes:

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