FEEDBACK WANTED: Wilmington Schools To Redesign Websites This Summer, Parents & Students Asked To Take Survey

WILMINGTON, MA — Wilmington School Superintendent Dr. Glenn Brand recently announced to the School Committee his intention to have the school and district websites redesigned.

“Over the course of the last year and a half, it has become quite clear that there is a fair degree of dissatisfaction by our stakeholders — including both staff and our parents/guardians community — regarding the current state of our websites,” Brand wrote in a memo to the Committee. “This includes concerns with the functionality, navigation, layout, and overall content.”

Brand noted that Director of Technology & Digital Learning Ken Lord has begun to explore viable alternative web platforms, which an eye on redesigning the websites during the summer of 2020.

“We are committed to re-building our online presence in the upcoming months with plans to have a new web presence in place by the start of the 2020-2021 school year,” added Brand in a recent email to parents.

Before any website redesign, Brand wants to hear from parents/guardians, teachers, staff and students in the upper grades to learn what “long-overdue and much needed improvements” they’d like see.

“In preparation for a future redesign of our web presence, Mr. Lord and I are committed to collecting input from all stakeholders regarding our current websites and possibilities for areas of improvement, desired content, and layout,” said Brand.

A short online survey to gather input can be found HERE. The survey closes TONIGHT (Monday).

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