BOOST Video Toolkit





Maryland's BOOST Scholarship Program is changing lives! To help us share the story of BOOST, we've put together this simple toolkit, complete with sample social media posts, Facebook frames, and an email you can send to family and friends. Whether you are a parent, an educator or just a supporter of this program, we need your help to make sure the story of BOOST is shared. 

Don't forget to follow the Maryland BOOST Scholarship Coalition on Facebook @MarylandBOOST and if you haven't already, CLICK HERE to join our Action Network. 

Happy sharing!


Social Media

When sharing about BOOST on your social media, we encourage you to use the hashtag #Maryland4BOOST and #MDGA2020

 

Share the BOOST video on your social media pages

  1. CLICK HERE to access the latest video on YouTube.
  2. CLICK HERE to access the first video on YouTube.
  3. Click the   button below the video.
  4. Select the social media channel where you want to share the video from the options pictured, or copy the link to the video to post from your page.
  5. Copy one of the posts below or draft your own, and when prompted, Paste it into the post.
  6. Click Post.

 

Facebook Posts for Video Shares

  1. Maryland's BOOST Scholarship Program is empowering families all across the state to choose the best education for their children. Watch their stories to see how BOOST is changing lives. 
  2. As a BOOST parent, I know personally just how vital this innovative Maryland program is to my child's education. But the BOOST Scholarship Program is not just helping us, it is changing lives all across Maryland. 
  3. As a BOOST-participating school, we know how vital this program is to many of our families. BOOST not only empowers them to provide the best education to their children, it helps their children thrive in school and narrows the achievement gap. 

 

Twitter Posts for Video Shares

  1. Maryland's BOOST Scholarship Program is empowering families all across the state to choose the best education for their children. Watch their stories to see how BOOST is changing lives. #Maryland4BOOST #mdga2020
  2. As a BOOST parent, I know personally just how vital this innovative Maryland program is to my child's education. But the BOOST Scholarship Program is not just helping us, it is changing lives all across Maryland. #Maryland4BOOST #mdga2020
  3. As a BOOST-participating school, we know how vital this program is to many of our families. BOOST not only empowers them to provide the best education to their children, it helps their children thrive in school and narrows the achievement gap. #Maryland4BOOST #mdga2020

Show your support of BOOST by adding an overlay to your Facebook profile picture. 

  1. Go to www.facebook.com/profilepicframes.
  2. Click your profile picture in the bottom left and select your personal page.
  3. Search for a frame by entering "Support Maryland BOOST" in the search options.
  4. Select the frame (pictured above).
  5. Click Use as Profile Picture.

 

Are you a BOOST-participating school or a BOOST parent? Proudly share that fact by adding an overlay to your Facebook profile picture. 

  1. Go to www.facebook.com/profilepicframes.
  2. Click your profile picture in the bottom left and select your school page.
  3. Search for a frame by entering "Maryland BOOST School" in the search options.
  4. Select the frame (pictured above)
  5. Click Use as Profile Picture.

Email

Use the email templates below to send a personal message to your family, friends, or school community about the BOOST program and share the BOOST video with them.

 

Sample email for BOOST parents

Dear friends and family,

Many of you know that our (son/daughter) receives a BOOST scholarship each year from the State of Maryland to help support our their education. What you may not know is that there are thousands of families like ours across Maryland who receive these scholarship.

For those of you who don't know what BOOST is or why it is so vital to our family, I want to share with you the video below.

https://www.marylandboost.org/videos

BOOST has been so important in our (son/daughter) thriving in school and receiving the education we want for them. Our story is similar to many of those in this video.

(share your story)

If you are wondering if BOOST could be an option for your family, check out www.marylandboost.org to learn more.

If you would like to help support this important state program, join the BOOST Action Network. This network is how we help us ensure the BOOST program receives funding each year and continues to provide for our children. To join the network, visit www.marylandboost.org and click TAKE ACTION at the top of the page. 

Thank you from our entire family,

(your name)

 

Sample email for BOOST schools

Dear school family, 

Our school is proud to participate in the Maryland BOOST Scholarship Program, an innovative state program that is empowering families all across Maryland to choose schools like ours for their children. 

BOOST empowers families by providing scholarships that help those who need it to attend schools like ours.

As a principal, I know that BOOST is not just helping families access the kind of education we provide, it is helping all of our students thrive.

I want to share with you the video below so you can hear just some of the ways this vital program is making a difference. 

https://www.marylandboost.org/videos

If you are wondering if BOOST could be an option for your family, check out www.marylandboost.org to learn more.

If you would like to help support this important state program, I encourage you to join the BOOST Action Network. This network is how families, educators and supporters across the state help us ensure the BOOST program receives funding each year and continues to provide for our students. To join the network, visit www.marylandboost.org and click TAKE ACTION at the top of the page. 

Thank you from our entire faculty and staff,

(your name)