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Annual PenSPRA Symposium set for March 28-29, 2019

Once again, PenSPRA will hold its annual symposium with nationally-recognized speakers on hot topics for school communicators. The symposium, held at the Conference Center at Shippensburg University, promises to provide time for collegial sharing and networking opportunities. Mark you calendars now! 
 
To learn more about the symposium click here.
 
We hope you can join us. Plans are underway, so check back for more information. 

Communications Contest winners announced!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018-19 PenSPRA “Excellence in Education” Communications Contest! Over 150 entries were received in five categories: digital media, graphic design, publications, videos and special purpose. The entries were judged by a panel of communication professionals who evaluated each entry. Each entry was reviewed by a minimum of two separate judges.  More +

News from the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA)

The NSPRA Executive Board met on March 8 and 9 at NSPRA Headquarters in Rockville, Maryland.  The Board focused on a number of issues including strategic planning, new programs, and new hires.  Please see below for detailed information.

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Trending Now

Show them what it takes!  Several Pennsylvania State educational associations have joined together to launch the Show Them What it Takes project. This joint initiative of Pennsylvania Association of Intermediate Units (PAIU), Pennsylvania Association of School Boards (PSBA), the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators (PASA) and the Pennsylvania Principals Association (PA Principals) encourages public schools to invite their state legislators to see first-hand the challenges, rewards and benefits of a public-school education. The goal is to get one state representative and one state senator into at least one public school in every school district in the commonwealth.

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Governor Wolf's proposed budget includes increases for basic education and special education funding

The hot topics for education in the Governor’s annual budget message included: The proposed minimum teacher salary of $45,000; block grant funding moved into the Basic Education Fund (BEF); the decrease in the safe schools competitive grant funding; and, flat funding of transportation. More +

Upcoming Events

Mar
28

2019 PenSPRA Symposium

Thu Mar 28 2019
to Fri Mar 29 2019

Apr
22
May
7

National Teacher Day USA

Tue May 7 2019
Jul
14

NSPRA National Seminar

Sun Jul 14 2019
to Wed Jul 17 2019

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