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Communications

The Communications Office is responsible for developing, coordinating and implementing internal and external communication and public information programs for the Oceanside Unified School District. The office operates as a service department that benefits students, staff and the community by generating support for district programs, achievements, and activities that help build confidence in public education.

Services provided range from managing media relations with local, state and national news outlets, communications counseling, producing internal and external publications and providing media and customer service training and assistance to district administrators and staff.   Other functions of the Communications Office include language access services (translation and interpreting), special events and activities planning, developing informational campaigns, and serving as an internal and external source of information for the district.  

Our logo is a symbol of our district, its students, staff, and our community. We work to maintain consistent, appropriate use of this design and all communication affiliated with OUSD. 

Please refer to the following style guide which provides information on proper use of our logo and graphic standards. 

The Communications Office is the point of contact for all questions regarding proper use of the district logo. 

OUSD Style Guide 

Contact Us

Donald Bendz
Director of Communications
760-966-4010   
donald.bendz@oside.us

Diane Kemp López
District Translator/Interpreter
760-966-4488
diane.kemplopez@oside.us

Kristi Torrington
Communications Specialist
760-966-4009
kristine.torrington@oside.us