Reading School District

One vision. All students. One Reading.

Community Engagement

Kristin Boyd
Director of Community Engagement

Department Overview

The Community Engagement Department manages the communications, marketing, written and electronic publications, website content, public relations, media relations and social media needs of Reading School District.

Along with the Superintendent's Office, the department serves as the official media spokespeople for the school district. If you are seeking publicity or promotion for a program, event or service, contact Kristin Boyd, Director of Community Engagement, at or 484-258-7031. All media requests should be directed to contact the Community Engagement Department.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What communication tools do you use? 
We use a variety of communication tools to share information with students, staff, parents, alumni, media, business leaders, residents and the Greater Reading community. They include:

Parent Notification System
District website
School websites
Pop-up alerts
Good News
This Week@RSD
Social media

District blog
Mobile app
Press releases
Media alerts
Annual Reports
In addition, we have several special projects, including:

Q. What is your district hashtag?
Our official district hashtag is #RSDproud. If we are hosting an event with a community partner, we also use #1RSD to illustrate we're all in this together. Both hashtags tie into our district motto: One vision. All students. One Reading.
Q. Where can I find district news?
For the latest district news, visit
Q. Where can I find information about school delays or closings due to inclement weather?
Information about emergencies, school delays and closings are posted in the "announcements" section on the home page of the district website and on our district Facebook page, You can also visit our Emergencies/Delays/Closings webpage for up-to-date information.

Q. How can I have information or photos posted on the district's website or social media platforms?
E-mail full details to Kristin Boyd at If the information is for a building-level activity, please include your building principal on the e-mail so he/she is aware of the request. If sending photos, please check to make sure all students pictured have submitted a media release form. 
Q. How can you help me publicize my event/activity/accomplishment?
We can work together to create and coordinate positive communications opportunities. E-mail Kristin Boyd at to discuss your ideas.
Q. How can I obtain my school records or high school transcripts?
To obtain your official high school transcript, complete the Transcript Request form and fax it to Irma Mondragon at 610-685-2028. Please note, all night school graduates should complete the Transcript Request form and fax it to the district's Student Services Department at 


 Visit our transcripts webpage for the form and more information. 

Q. I'm receiving phone calls and text notifications from Reading School District, but I don't have a child in the district. How can I have my phone number removed?
We apologize for this inconvenience. E-mail your name and phone number to Kristin Boyd at, and we'll remove the number from our database. Please note, it 
typically takes 24-48 hours for the number to cycle out of the system.