Communications & Community Outreach

Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Location: 5530 E Northern Lights Blvd. Anchorage, Alaska 99504-3135| Phone: (907) 742-4000

Services Offered:

  • Publication Services
  • Web Communications
  • Social Media
  • Internal Communications
  • News Releases
Heidi Embley, Chief Communications Officer

Senior Director:

Heidi Embley

Phone: 907.742.4153

Department Overview:

ASD's Communications Department supports Anchorage’s students, staff and the community by providing accurate and timely information about student achievement, budget and other district initiatives. By working collaboratively with the superintendent, administrators, principals and all school staff, we are able to help them communicate clearly and effectively.

For the community

Publications and newsletters‌Circle of people

  • ASD Connect
  • Expect the Best
  • Destination 2020
  • ASD TV

More for the community


For the media

‌Background information, guidelinesMicrophone

  • Rules for going to schools
  • Story ideas
  • Closure procedures

More for the media


Publication Services

Publication‌This team is the creative mastermind of ASD's branding look and feel. It's also equipped to handle both large- and small-scale print runs at its KCC and Education Center print shops.


Publication Services

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