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Welcome to the VUSD Communications Department webpage. Founded in April 2019, the Communications Department is currently working hard to analyze VUSD communications and develop process and procedures that will ensure consistent, transparent, and clear communications as the District moves forward. 

The Communications Department is dedicated to providing information in a timely, effective manner. We use a variety of traditional and digital methods to keep our students, staff, families, and community partners informed.

We are available for questions and concerns at any time and welcome your input. Press inquiries should be directed to Marieanne Quiroz, Communications Coordinator at 805-641-5000, ext. 1019 or We will ensure that you receive the information or source needed.


Parent Portal- Q Parent Connection

Q Parent Connection is an essential tool for all parents. Information related to grades, attendance, homework assignments, library book status, school cafeteria balances, and more can be found at If you have difficulty logging in, contact your school's front office.

School and District Communications Platform- ParentSquare

ParentSquare is the main platform VUSD uses to communicate with our current families. School and District parent/guardian and staff communication is delivered via voicemail, text, email, and/or through the mobile app. Be sure you have updated your contact information in Q Parent Connection at Download the ParentSquare Mobile App. All parents/guardians with legal rights to communication will receive information. 

Community Resources Communications Platform- Peachjar

Ventura Unified is partnered with Peachjar to help keep our families more informed about important community resources.  Schools and the District will continue to use ParentSquare for its information however, schools, thier PTAs and the Ventura Education Partnership will also use this as a way to commmunicate with our familes about upcoming events and activities.

VUSD YouTube Channel

You may view recent webinars, Town Hall meetings and more on the VUSD YouTube page, . To view Board Meetings please view the Ventura Adult and Continuing Educaiton Center YouTube page at

            Town Hall Meeting - July 14, 2020


Marieanne Quiroz
Communications Director
805-641-5000, ext. 1019

Martin Foley
Digital Communications Specialist



Employee Resources

Numerous employee communications guidelines and best practice documents can be found on the VUSD Employee Intranet

VUSD Brand Style Guide

Media Resources

News Bureau

We maintain an email distribution list for news reporters who are interested in receiving press releases, media advisories, and/or alerts from the District on a regular basis. To join our media list, email us at with your name, email address, and the name of the news organization you represent. Thank you!

Current News & Updates

View our VUSD News & Updates web page for current happenings around the District. 


Social Media Guidelines

The District utilizes Facebook and Twitter to communicate with our community. Please follow or like our pages at:



VUSD Official Social Media Guidelines

Whether you are a student, VUSD alumni, a community member, parent, grandparent, or fan of VUSD, we welcome you! We use our channels to share news, upcoming events, school activities, emergency communication, and more. Users are expected to use our VUSD social media sites only for those intended purposes. We are excited to have you join us.

Simple Guidelines for Participating in this Page

-We recommend setting your personal security settings for this social media channel.  For more information, visit:



  • We expect that users will be respectful, courteous, and professional. Personal attacks will not be tolerated. Inappropriate remarks and profanity will be deleted, and you risk being blocked from participating in the social media channel in the future
  • This site is regularly monitored, and any inappropriate post will be promptly removed. Inappropriate posts include those that:
    • a. Are obscene, libelous, or so incite students as to create a clear and present danger of the commission of unlawful acts on school premises, violation of school rules, or substantial disruption of the school’s orderly operation.
    • b. Are not related to the stated purpose of the site, including, but not limited to, comments of a commercial nature, political activity, and any documents that constitute discrimination or harassment.
  • Our social media channels are not about any one individual. It is about the community. Please reframe from using this as a personal forum.

  • The disclosure of confidential information is not allowed.

  • All users are personally responsible for the content of their posts.

  • Posts and comments by visitors are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of the Ventura Unified School District and its employees.

  • Any user’s reference to a specific commercial product or service does not imply endorsement or recommendation of that product or service by the Ventura Unified School District.

  • Abuse of the following guidelines can lead to blocking or removal from our fan page.

    For more information, contact the District Communications Department at 805-641-5000, x1019.

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