Welcome to the  Communications Department

James Evans
Community Relations Coordinator

The RCS Communications and Community Relations Department oversees communication efforts for the school district including parents, community groups, employees, the media and public information requests. In addition, the department facilitates the zone exemption process and modification requests for zero tolerance expulsions. 

Contact information:

Phone: (615) 893-5812
Fax: (615) 904-3894
email: evansj@rcschools.net


RCS Online (www.rcschools.net): Website for Rutherford County Schools. The Communications Department provides content for the website including announcements, school news stories, photos and press releases. 

School Messenger: The parent notification system for Rutherford County Schools. The Communications Department oversees districtwide messages sent by the system via phone and e-mail including special updates, reminders and emergency alerts.

The Educator: Monthly newsletter for parents and the community. The newsletter is delivered via e-mail through the district's parent notification system, School Messenger, and is available online. 

RCS News & Notes: E-Newsletter for employees.  

RCS Fact Book & Annual Report: A yearly publication produced each January highlighting key areas of the school district, including academics, finances, student expenditures, student growth and the building program. 

Community Relations & Legal Staff

James EvansCommunications & Community
Relations Coordinator 
(615) 893-581522139evansj@rcschools.net
Karen HayesAdministrative assistant(615) 893-581522161 hayesk@rcschools.net
Angel McCloudStaff Attorney(615) 893-5815 22012mcclouda@rcschools.net