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Welcome! The Communications Department tells the story of the students, educators, schools, and staff of Natomas Unified School District. We are committed to providing accurate and timely District news and information to inform and engage the school-district community and general public of NUSD. Our mission is to support and promote the District’s vision, goals, and core beliefs. 

Our department is the central point of contact for community partnerships, emergency communications, district, and school websites, news and publications, videos, internal and external communications, media relations, and social media.

If you have a story idea or exciting news to share, send us an email at [email protected].

NUSD Spotlight Newsletter

The District’s bi-weekly community newsletter, NUSD Spotlight, is published by the Communications Department. The NUSD Spotlight Newsletter provides readers with an overview of district news, including important announcements, upcoming events and student achievements. 

Let’s Get Social!

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, InstagramYouTube and LinkedIn.

Use the #NatomasUSD hashtag on social media for a chance to be featured.

NUSD Podcast

Our Podcast channel focuses on topics intended to help parents and students of the Natomas Unified School District. Listen and subscribe to our Podcast or download it on iTunes, Google Play Music, Spotify, iHeart Radio, or Podbean app.

We are Natomas Unified!

Department Contacts

Deidra Powell, Director of Communications
(916) 567-5402

Lauren Schnitzler, Web Content/Social Media Specialist
(916) 567-5826

Jeff McPhee, Digital Media Specialist