Announcements

  • “School PR Rocks!” 
    We're getting the GSPRA band back together for our annual conference... Oct. 23-24 in Athens! The cost is still a low $99 for Georgia attendees ($150 for out-of-state guests and $35 for students). The deadline to register for the conference is Oct. 9. Learn more in this flyer.
     
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  • Reserve your room! 
    Book a room for the 2014 GSPRA Conference for just $109 ($139 for a Select room). Call the UGA Hotel and Conference Center at 1-800-884-1381 and mention GSPRA  (Block #84523), or make your reservation online.The deadline to get the conference rate is Sept. 22(If you book your room and register for the conference by the Early Bird deadline of Sept. 9, you'll be entered into a prize drawing!)
     
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  • Tight budget?
    Apply for a conference scholarship online. The deadline is Sept. 9. Scholarship recipients will be notified by Sept. 15. The conference registration deadline is Oct. 9 and the hotel reservation deadline is Sept. 18.
     
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  • 2014 GSPRA Call for Nominations… 
    Want to recognize a deserving communicator with a GSPRA award for service, work in the PR field, or support for public education? Check out information and nomination forms on the Professional Awards web page. (Qualifications have changed so please review carefully.) Nominations are due to President-Elect Laura Nurse, APR, by Sept. 5. 
    Winners will be recognized at an awards luncheon on Friday, Oct. 24, at the 2014 GSPRA Conference in Athens, Ga.
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  • Thanks to GSPRA
    Conference Sponsors!
    GSPRA would like to recognize our generous sponsors and thank them for their support of GSPRA’s professional development program, Georgia’s school PR practitioners, and public education. Learn more about our sponsors on the Sponsor Page.
     
    We appreciate our sponsors!
    • Blackboard, Inc.
    • Education Funding Partners
    • ParentLink
    • Peachjar
    • SchoolMessenger
    (If you missed the opportunity to support the 2013 conference, contact Anisa Sullivan Jimenez to learn about 2014 sponsorships.)
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Welcome

Chartered in 1973, the Georgia School Public Relations Association (GSPRA) is a professional organization for school communicators and school-community relations specialists. GSPRA is an affiliate of the National School Public Relations Association and has been designated a Blue Ribbon Chapter of NSPRA for the past 25 years. In 2010, GSPRA earned NSPRA's Mark of Distinction as an Exemplary Chapter. GSPRA members have also earned the prestigious Awards for Distinguished Service in both the single project and year-round project categories.

GSPRA is a vital medium for exchanging information and ideas and a wellspring of professional growth for education communicators statewide. The guiding philosophy is that the organization is enriched by the addition of each new member. GSPRA offers many quality services and resources for all members including support and mentoring for new communications staffers, regional and statewide conferencing opportunities as well as staff development resources for schools and communities.

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