Mark your calendar and plan to join school communications professionals from across the state in Bowling Green Nov. 7-8 for this year’s training event by the Kentucky School Public Relations Association (KYSPRA).
This year’s training will focus on the role of school communications as part of a district team and the community at large. Sessions are intended for those with communications roles and responsibilities, whether as a full-time role or as one of many job duties.
The conference will begin at 10 a.m. Nov. 7 and will feature topics such as developing a district media plan, social media for administrators, public relations for beginners, working with local news media, and sharing stories through photography and video.
On Nov. 8, sessions will begin at 8 a.m. with topics on partnering with law enforcement and first responders, legal issues in school public relations, and a superintendents’ panel on communication.
The conference will conclude on Nov. 8 with the annual KSBA OASIS (Outstanding Achievement in School Information Services) Awards Banquet beginning at noon.
KYSPRA members may register for both days at $180, and non-members may attend at $215. Other registration options are also available. To register, click here http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e7rzao6c31ce71dc&llr=q6zjvlfab.
The conference will be at Holiday Inn University Plaza in Bowling Green. A block of rooms has been reserved for KYSPRA at a rate of $99 per night or $129 for a standard suite. Call (270) 745-0088 or visit www.HIBowlinggreen.com for reservations.
For more information, contact conference chair Leslie Peek firstname.lastname@example.org at 270-746-2200.