2019 PenSPRA Symposium Gets High Grades from Attendees


The results are in for the 2019 PenSPRA Symposium! Overall, the 2019 PenSPRA Symposium was a success, with over 86% of respondents rating the event as either excellent (44.44%) or very good (42.22%); and, 13.33% rating it as good. By far, Andrea Gribble's afternoon presentation was the favorite, with over 86% of respondents rating her session as above average; followed by Show Your APPtitude (63.64%); and, Trish Rubin (48.89%). 

The respondents also provided good suggestions for improvements for next year, including more sessions and more time for in-depth presentations and hands-on activities. Respondents were mixed on changing the location but leaned more towards keeping it at Shippensburg, with 26% wanting a different location; 37% opting to stay at Shippensburg; and 37% unsure. However, just about all of the attendees like the Shippensburg Conference Center and the hotel accommodations with 97.68% rating facilities as excellent (44.19%) or very good (53.49%).

Speaking of respondents, 45 out of the 61 attendees (or 74% of attendees) completed the survey with a 93% completion rate. And, we have eight members who have volunteered to be on the 2020 Symposium Planning Committee.

Many thanks to Christine Liberaksi, Erin Crew and Kim Newell for making the Symposium a valuable and informative professional development event for the PenSPRA membership! 

To see the entire results of the survey, including respondent comments, please click here.

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