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Communications Tools & Resources

Communications Tools & Resources

The resources you need!

We are grateful for your engagement in Clarke’s work and hope you’ll find the following links useful in spreading the word about Clarke’s mission to teach children who are deaf or hard of hearing to listen and talk.

Meet the Communications Team and learn how to move forward with your communications request.

For more information, please contact commteam@clarkeschools.org.

Clarke Style, Terminology and Brand Guide

Best Practices & Tips

Please contact the Communications Team prior to submitting or contributing to an article, publication, presentation or op-ed that will mention Clarke and/or your association with Clarke.

Social Media Resources

Campaign Resources

Clarke Connection eNewsletter

Clarke Videos

These video links are great for sharing via social media and email to help spread the word about Clarke.

These links are downloadable videos with captions for when you need to show a video but don’t have reliable internet access.

Clarke Photos

Clarke maintains a Flickr page featuring Clarke students, teachers, staff and families, organized by campus and/or event. These high resolution photos are available for download directly from Flickr for use in Clarke materials.

Clarke utilizes SharePoint for simplified photo uploading. You will find a word doc with instructions in this folder and folders for each location as well.

Virtual Event Resources

  • Virtual Photo/Video Disclaimer – Download the slide and include it at the beginning of your screenshare.
  • Clarke Zoom Backgrounds
    How to use a Clarke Zoom Background:
    • Download your selected background.
    • Open Zoom, then select Zoom.us > Preferences > Virtual Background.
    • Click the “+” icon and choose add image.
    • You may be prompted to download the smart virtual background package. If so, download it.
    • If any words in your background are backwards, make sure mirror my video is unchecked.

Email Signature Guidelines

Conference Calendar

Print Material Order Forms

Printable PDFs for use at Events


Clarke Fast Facts Documents

Please contact the Development Associate at your campus for the most updated version of this document.

Word Letterhead Templates

Clarke Letterhead Templates
Clarke Listening Walk Letterhead Templates

The Communications Department also maintains templates for email blasts and print postcards. These must be modified by design staff. To request the use of these templates, please contact communications@clarkeschools.org

Clarke Logo Files

For Word Documents and Websites
For Print

Vector files (.eps or .ai files) are the best types of files to give to vendors who are using our logo in print. They are only viewable in graphic-specific programs. These files are available to Clarke staff on the Communications page on UnifiedClarke.org. For more information or questions contact communications@clarkeschools.org

Requesting Logo Files from Partners

With permission from a partnering organization or company, request these file types for logos Clarke can share:

  • EPS or AI file (vector based)
  • High resolution PNG file with transparent background
  • High resolution JPG file

If the logo will be used on a t-shirt, request this file type as well:

  • EPS file in one color

Other Resources

Our professionals are here to help.

Please contact any of our locations to learn more about Clarke’s broad array of programs and services.