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Kurtis Quillin

Kurtis Quillin

Director Of Communications

Email Kurtis Quillin

408 S. Main Street
Copperas Cove, TX 76522

Office: 254-547-1227
Fax: 254-547-1542

Kurtis Quillin is the Director of Communications & Public Information Officer for Copperas Cove ISD. He facilitates all media inquiries, public information requests, oversees the district’s social media and branding, coordinates the district’s crisis or mass communication efforts and helps facilitate community outreach for the district.

He is the husband, son and son-in-law of educators in Texas public schools and specializes in effectively communicating evolving information.

Quillin joined CCISD in August of 2023 after seven-years as an award-winning journalist at KCEN-TV in Temple, where he was a News & Sports Reporter, Weekend Sports Anchor and ended as Sports Director. He covered Hurricane Harvey as it made landfall near Corpus Christi in 2017, the Sutherland Springs church shooting in 2017, two NCAA Committee on Infractions investigations, four high-profile coaching changes, Baylor’s 2021 men’s basketball national championship and Baylor’s 2021 Big 12 football championship, among other breaking stories.

He is a member of the Texas School Public Relations Association and Noon Exchange Club of Copperas Cove and serves on the boards for the United Way of the Greater Tri-County Area and Lemonade Day-Fort Cavazos Area. Quillin is a graduate of Floresville ISD and earned his B.A. in Sports Media with an emphasis in Multimedia Journalism and minor in Sports Management from Oklahoma State University in 2016.

Shelley Brown

Shelley Brown

Administrative Assistant

254-547-1227 ext. 11305

Email Shelley Brown

Shelley is the Administrative Assistant to Director of Communications and Copperas Cove Education Foundation.

408 S Main Street
Copperas Cove, TX 76522

Matthew Thompson

Matthew Thompson

Webmaster & Digital Media

254-547-1227 ext. 11783

Email Matthew Thompson

Matthew is the District Webmaster and Web Accessibility Coordinator. He also oversees production for Bulldawg Radio and creates video content for our social medial outlets. Matthew joined the CCISD in 2010 as a Campus Technology Specialist and has served as webmaster since 2017. He specializes in the Adobe Creative Cloud software suite and has presented workshops in both Web Accessibility and video production at multiple conferences during the past 6 years including TCEA, ATIA, and Knowbility.

Cole Widder

Cole Widder

Assistant Webmaster & Digital Media

254-547-1227 ext. 11404

Email Cole Widder

Cole is our Assistant Webmaster and is a producer for Bulldawg Radio. He also creates video content for our social media outlets.

The Copperas Cove Independent School District Communications Department consolidates the major communications avenues within the District to better coordinate and disseminate information. Our main goal is to develop and maintain communication platforms that build relationships centered on trust and transparency with those we serve and those we are accountable to.

The department is responsible for organizing and managing all District communications and public relations functions, ensuring strategies are in alignment with the District’s values and core beliefs. Additionally, it is responsible for all media relations, internal and external communications, public information requests, school partnerships, District publications, organizing special events and maintaining social media outlets, among other duties.

The CCISD Communications department has one goal: to maintain ongoing, open and effective communications with our staff, students, parents, and community members and to do so in transparent, meaningful and engaging ways.

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