Communications and Public Relations

Destini Shope

Director of Community Engagement & Public Relations

Phone # 706-253-1700

Pickens County School District strives to develop strong relationships with employees, students, parents, local businesses, and media representatives in our community.  We work to provide our families and the public with timely and transparent information through various means of communication.  We enjoy promoting student and employee successes.  Our efforts will continue to focus on increasing community awareness while building support and trust for public education.

Pickens County School District utilizes a variety of platforms through which we communicate.  Our platforms include the district website, social media platforms – Facebook and Twitter, print media – The Pickens Progress, Smoke Signals publication, among others.  We also collaborate with local radio stations, and online media outlets – Know Pickens and Fetch Your News.