Agenda set for school communications professional development event in Bowling Green Nov. 7-8

The final schedule of events has been set for this year’s annual professional development conference of the Kentucky School Public Relations Association. Here’s a look at the lineup:

Thursday, Nov. 7

10 a.m. Opening Session

10:30 a.m.–noon  Developing a Media Plan, Todd Piccirilli, KET


1–2 p.m. Public Relations for Beginners, Brad Hughes, KSBA


Social Media for Administrators, Allen Martin & Will King, Bowling Green Ind.

2–3 p.m. Panel Discussions:

Working with Local Media

Rural School District Panel or Urban School District Panel

3:15–5 p.m. Share Your Stories with Photos, Clinton Lewis, WKU


Share Your Stories with Video, Amy DeCesare, WKU

7 p.m. OPTIONAL Evening Event: Playful Picasso Painting (an additional fee of $35 to be charged)

Friday, Nov. 8

8 a.m. Partnering with Law Enforcement, Ronnie Ward, Bowling Green Police

9 a.m. Rules of the Game, Wayne Young, KASA

10 a.m. Superintendents’ panel on communications


Noon–1:30 p.m. OASIS Awards Banquet

Participation has been approved for EILA credit hours by KDE.


Full Conference Registration (KYSPRA Member): $180

Full Conference Registration (Non-Member): $215

One-Day Registration (KYSPRA Member): $100

One-Day Registration (Non-Member): $130

Students: $40

OASIS Banquet Only: $40

To register, click here

The 2013 Fall Conference will be held at the 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 to make a reservation. KYSPRA Block Code: PRL

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