How can I share my own news items with the FosterEdConnect.org community?

Anyone can share news items that might be of interest to the community. To add your own news item to the site:

  1. On the News & Events Page, click the Add News Item button below the pictures toward the top of the page. This will take you to a page labeled Create Event.
  2. On the Create Event page, there are three required fields to fill out regarding your event:
    • Title
    • Body
    • Whether you are adding a link or attachment with more information
      • No
      • Link
      • File
  3. You can provide further information by including a link or attaching a file. Thus, you can link to an outside website that contains the news item. Alternatively, you can upload a file (Word document, PDF, etc.) that contains the news item. For example, you can link to a news story on a news source such as nytimes.com, link to an announcement on another website, or upload a file containing the news you want to share.
  4. If you select Link, a box will appear where you can type the URL of the webpage that contains the information you want to share. If you select File, a Choose File button will appear. Once you have a chosen a file, click the Upload button to ensure that it successfully loads.
  5. When you have finished filling out the fields, click Save to add your news item to the site.
  6. TIP: When selecting a title, note that other members will see this title on a list of news and events.
  7. TIP: In the body, describe the news item that you are sharing. Be clear and concise. You can provide further details by linking to a news story on another website or uploading a news file.
  8. TIP: Uploaded files can be no larger than 20 MB.
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