Social Media @P.K. Yonge

At P.K. Yonge, social media is used to communicate with a variety of audiences and to extend the institutions mission as a developmental research school. Tools used include Twitter (broader education community) and Facebook (families, alumni).

When using social media P.K. Yonge faculty are expected to use judgement based on Principles of Professional Conduct for the Education Profession in Florida (Code of Ethics) and the University of Florida’s Social Media PolicyAcceptable Use PolicySexual Harassment Policy and adhere to the related guidelines. School-specific accounts (athletic teams, clubs, etc.) are also expected to adhere to guidelines outlined in the documents above.

With regard to the use of Twitter, faculty accounts are often followed and retweeted based on the guidelines described in P.K. Yonge’s Twitter: Goals, Policy, and Recommendations. This document is shared with faculty members at the beginning of each school year.

Questions? Julie Henderson | jhenderson@pky.ufl.edu

 

P.K. Yonge's Social Media Accounts

Twitter

@pkyongedrs – Main P.K. Yonge account
Audience: Educators, school leaders local, national, international
Extends the mission of the school “…disseminate innovations in K12 education through serving a diverse K12 community.” Shares content from faculty, administration including activities on campus, articles of interest, kudos, shoutouts, etc. Invites P.K. Yonge faculty to participate in the conversation within guidelines described in the P.K. Yonge Twitter policy.

 

Facebook

@PKYongeBlueWave – Main P.K. Yonge account
Audience: School Families
Shares announcements. Largely used for one-way communications TO families. Questions/comments are directed to use email.

@PKYAthletics – P.K. Yonge Athletics account
Audience: School Families
Managed by Athletics department
Shares athletics information, including weekly link to Athletics calendar. Largely used for one-way communications TO families. Questions/comments are directed to use email.

@pkyalumni – P.K. Yonge Alumni
Audience: P.K. Yonge Alumni and Families
Managed by administration
Shares school news of interest to alumni, alumni-related events, activities.
Questions handled via Facebook.

@pkyongeperformingarts – P.K. Yonge Performing Arts
Audience: School Families
Managed by Performing Arts Department
Shares information, photos, videos of performing arts activities.

PKY Parent Teacher Organization – closed group
Audience: School Families
Managed by PKYPTO
Followers request to join the group. Shares information pertinent to families at P.K. Yonge.