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Do you have any press releases about your school district or intermediate unit that you would like us to include in the next PenSPRA Newsletter? Send your stories, job postings, and tips to Marta Howard at to see them in the PenSPRA newsletter and on the PenSPRA website!

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Meet the 2019-20 Executive Board

The 2019-20 PenSPRA Executive Board has been finalized. Thank you to all the members who casted their "vote" in support of the candidates in the beginning of June. We look forward to an exciting new year under the expert leadership of the new Executive Board! More +

2019-20 State Budget and School Code Bill Approved

Both the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives and the Pennsylvania Senate passed House Bill 790, the General Appropriations bill, and it has been signed by the Governor. This $33.997 billion spending plan, reached as a compromise with the Governor, contains no new taxes or fees. It represents a 1.8% increase over 2018-19. It is anticipated that there will be a little under $300 million transferred to the Rainy-Day Fund, the first time in decades the General Assembly has set aside funds. 

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NSPRA 2019 National Seminar

This year's National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) Seminar in Washington, D.C., demonstrated the power of effective storytelling in advancing education and tackling the issues facing schools and districts today. The national seminar provided the attending PenSPRA participants with opportunities to network with fellow school PR colleagues and hear from award-winning columnist Kindra Hall about the art of strategic storytelling. In between presentations and sessions, over 22 PenSPRA members were able to connect and discuss the seminar themes and experiences while enjoying lunch together!

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PenSPRA launches online Forum

In an effort to draw on the collective wisdom of our membership, PenSPRA launched an online forum at More +

Upcoming Events


Northeast Regional School Communications Summit

Tue Oct 15 2019
to Wed Oct 16 2019

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