Keyword for this page: Public Relations


Rachel Pleasant
Senior Director of Public Relations & Strategic Partnerships

Kim Johnson
Senior Director's Secretary
(863) 534-0698


The Polk County School Board has an outstanding volunteer program. Investing in our schools helps students succeed. To learn more, click here or contact the Department of Public Relations & Strategic Partnerships at (863) 534-0636.

Business Partners

Good education is good for business and good for the community. To learn more, click here. You may also contact the Department of Public Relations & Strategic Partnerships or the Polk Education Foundation.

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Guidelines for News Media

Click here to view the News Media Guidelines. These guidelines describe protocols for handling media requests.

Public Relations

Our goal is to provide members of our community with up-to-the-minute news and information on public schools in Polk County.

Staff List

All phone number area codes are 863

Name: Title and Responsibility: Phone:
Zuri Cienfuegos District Switchboard Specialist
Jeremy Cobble Multimedia Production Analyst 519-8713
Jeanette Crowley Strategic Partnerships Senior Coordinator 534-0818
Jason Geary Media Relations Senior Coordinator 534-0699
Merrisa Green Public Relations and Recognitions Analyst
Teresa Griffin Public Records Senior Analyst 534-0522
Jessica Hall Media Production Senior Analyst 534-0686
Geoff Hoskins Creative Communications Senior Analyst 534-604
Kyle Kennedy Media Relations Senior Analyst 534-0699
To Be Announced Clerk Specialist 534-0636
Yolanda Ramirez District Switchboard Specialist 534-0500
Nathan Whaley Public Relations Senior Coordinator 519-8713