ensuring that today’s students are well prepared to be tomorrow’s innovators, leaders and engaged citizens of the world. The Speak Up data represents the largest collection of authentic, unfiltered stakeholder input on education, technology, 21st century skills, schools of the future and science instruction. Education, business and policy leaders report using the data regularly to inform federal, state and local education programs.
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.
Speak Up Secret Word Flyer
The Speak Up promotional 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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 materials for the Speak Up 2015 survey questions are coming soon!
Sample Survey Questions
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.
For Speak Up America promotional materials please click here.