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Speak Up Promotional Materials

Download a Welcome Packet
Welcome to Speak Up! We’ve created a welcome packet with shortened versions of our promotional materials in case you need quick and simple ideas for promoting the survey. This virtual packet includes general information about Speak Up, instructions, ideas for how you can use your data, flyers, and more. For your convenience, we’ve included both a PDF version and an editable Microsoft Word document version of the packet – feel free to make any changes to the text. We hope this helps you prepare for this year’s survey!

General Speak Up Information Flyer
Start spreading the word about Speak Up to your community! Share this speak up flyer with your staff, parents and local community members. Provides background information on the Speak Up Research project, available surveys, question topics and benefits of participation. Also a great email, newsletter or email template!

 

About Speak Up Flyer
This informational flyer is a great way to create awareness about the survey by sharing the WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE and WHY of Speak Up. The flyer explains the background of the Speak Up project, Project Tomorrow’s mission as well as the benefits of participating in the survey. We recommend using this flyer as a way to introduce Speak Up to your district or school administrators.

About Speak Up Flyer (Spanish)

 

Speak Up Student Password Flyer
The Speak Up Student Password flyer is an easy way to share the Speak Up URL and survey password to participants. We recommend posting this flyer around your school(s) or to send home with students as a way to get their parents involved. On the back of the flyer, provide the Spanish translation.

Speak Up Student Password Flyer (Spanish)

 

Call for Participation
Increase your school or district’s participation by sharing this informational flyer with your teachers, students, and staff. This flyer provides important details about the Speak Up survey, how to take the survey, and who can participate.

Call for Participation (Spanish)

 

Student Invitation Flyer
This informational flyer is a great way to create awareness about the survey to your students. The flyer explains the background of the Speak Up project and the importance of student participation. Also provides simple step by steps instructions for students to access the survey.

 

Parent Invitation Flyer
This informational flyer is a great way to create awareness about the survey to parents of your K-12 students. The flyer explains the background of the Speak Up project and the importance of parent participation. Also provides simple step by steps instructions for parents to access the survey.

 

Teacher Invitation Flyer
This informational flyer is a great way to create awareness about the survey to teachers. The flyer explains the background of the Speak Up project and the importance of parent participation. Also provides simple step by steps instructions for teachers to access the survey.

Participation Guide
This step by step participation guide is a great starting point for schools and districts to use when introducing the Speak Up Research Project to interested stakeholders. The participation guide includes background information on Speak Up, the benefits of participation, how to get involved, survey themes and quotes from other educators on their experience with Speak Up. We recommend using this presentation in your school/district leader meetings, as a promotional tool for districts to send to school administrators unfamiliar with the project or as way to get parents involved. This standard PowerPoint presentation can be edited to include information from your own school or district.

 

Superintendent Guide
This informational guide is a great resource for administrators interested in learning more about Speak Up. This two page guide provides background information on Speak Up, the benefits of participation, what’s included in the survey and the steps required to get your district involved. We recommend sharing this flyer with school or district administrators that are interested in participating but may not have the background information to get started.

 

District Timeline
Have you registered for Speak Up and are uncertain of what to do next? The district/school timeline is a great tool to help you prepare for the Speak Up survey period. This month by month timeline outlines our suggestions on how and when to encourage participation to ensure a significant sampling of representative data is collected in your district. Included are important Speak Up deadlines, participation emails dates and tips for encouraging participation.

 

Introduction Letter
To get your school/ district involved download this two-page letter and deliver it to a principal or any teacher at your school. The letter describes how your school or district can register to participate in Speak Up.

 

Speak Up Tweet List
This sample tweet list is meant to serve as a head start to promoting Speak Up registration and participation via Twitter, Facebook, or other social media. Feel free to use or customize any or all of these tweets to share your school/district’s involvement in the nationwide conversation about technology and education and to encourage others to do the same!

Clickable Speak Up Banners
Provide easy access to the Speak Up surveys by embedding one of our URL linked Speak Up banners on your website. Our clickable banners will direct participants to the Speak Up survey homepage with one click. To help spread the word about Speak Up, we recommend adding our Speak banner to your district or school’s homepage, blogs or social media outlets, in your email’s signature or sharing the banner with other community websites (such as your city or county’s website). Another great idea is to suggest that your teacher’s add a banner to their classroom webpage! Click here to view clickable Speak Up banners.

Download a digital badge
Wear this badge proudly as you display it on your website, your e-mails, your social media sites, blog, and more! Enjoy, and remember to get the rest of your community to Speak Up from October through December!

Follow these step-by-step instructions for each survey type in PDF and .doc form. If you would like to edit the instructions to include your own personalized steps, please use the attached word documents.

Educators

Parents

Students

Groups (Coming soon!)

Use these emails to quickly get the word out to your school(s). These emails provide information about the benefits of Speak Up, how to take the survey, and more. Feel free to change the content to better fit your school(s).

Promotional Emails

Administrator Emails

Teacher and Faculty Member Emails

Students and Parents Emails

Last Minute Outreach Emails

K-2 Lesson Plan (Coming soon!)

3-5 Lesson Plan (Coming soon!)

6-12 Lesson Plan (Coming soon!)

Promotional materials for the Speak Up 2015 survey questions are coming soon!

Sample Survey Questions

Survey Question Matrix

Find all of our Speak Up data templates and related information here.

The official Speak Up Press Release will be available in early October

 

Sample Press Release
Edit this sample Press Release to send to your local paper about your school's participation in this national event.

Not part of a school or district—help get the word out with our Partner Promotional Materials.


Speak Up America Promotional Materials

For Speak Up America promotional materials please click here.

 

Speak Up is generously underwritten this year by the following innovative companies

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