BPS Leaders Kellie Jones and Michael Thomas: Providing staff with cell phones to reach families

Brockton Public Schools Superintendent Michael Thomas and Bilingual Education Director Kellie Jones describe their outreach strategy of providing multilingual staff with district cell phones in order to support family communication. They describe how the phones, which were in place long before, COVID, proved to be invaluable during the pandemic.


This article is part of our series on multilingual outreach and support in Brockton, MA and was made possible with the generous support of the National Education Association.