The Communications and Public Information Department serves as a resource for stakeholders and builds awareness, public understanding and support for the schools in the Ogden School District. We support students and staff through a strategic, integrated approach to public relations, marketing and community outreach.

The Communications office is responsible for:

  • Coordinating employee and parent communications
  • Coordinating news media coverage
  • Providing community information
  • Advertising requests
  • Collaborating on special projects
  • Managing the District website and social media
  • Coordinating Achieving Higher Awards to recognize employees
  • Building and strengthening relationships between the community and the District and developing community partnerships
  • Working closely with the Ogden Police Department and OSD’s School Resource Officers to ensure a safe learning environment for every student
  • Acting as a liaison between administration and various stakeholder groups:
    • Alumni Association
    • Parent organizations
    • Ogden School Foundation
    • Partners in Education
    • Chamber of Commerce
    • Weber State University
    • Ogden-Weber Tech College
    • Various businesses, NGOs, community members and industry partners

Jer Bates, Ogden School District Communications director

Jer Bates
Director of Communications


Skyler Pyle, Communication Specialist

Skyler Pyle
Communication Specialist
801 737 7328