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Since 1935, the National School Public Relations Association has been providing school communication training and services to school leaders throughout the United States, Canada and the U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools worldwide. As the leader in school communication, NSPRA serves more than 2,500 members who work primarily as communication directors in public school districts and education organizations. NSPRA provides high quality professional development programming through on-demand learning, an annual National Seminar, webinars, online forums and resources.
NSPRA’s mission is to develop professionals to communicate strategically, build trust and foster positive relationships in support of their school communities. That mission is accomplished by developing and providing a variety of diverse products, services and professional development activities to association members as well as to other education leaders interested in improving their communication efforts.
NSPRA Bylaws and Policies guide the association, which is governed by the 12-member NSPRA Executive Board. NSPRA also has established a Code of Ethics, which serves as a guide to members for what conduct is appropriate in everyday work situations.
NSPRA is a member of the Learning First Alliance and the Universal Accreditation Board. The association also maintains collaborative working relationships with other national education associations and corporate communication professionals.
Read the 2020-21 Annual Report.
NSPRA is governed by an Executive Board comprised of 12 officers who serve to furthers the mission, goals and values of the association.
NSPRA staff works to help execute the goals, missions and plans of the organization and its Executive Board.
NSPRA has more than 30 chapters across the United States that provide local professional development and networking opportunities.
NSPRA committees and taskforces work to plan, develop and support a variety of programs and services for association members.
Members, find volunteer service opportunities that suit unique professional interests.
Founded in 1985, the NSPRA Foundation supports school public relations education and research.
NSPRA’s mission is to develop professionals to communicate strategically, build trust and foster positive relationships in support of their school communities.
NSPRA Bylaws and Policies guide the association, which is governed by the 12-member NSPRA Executive Board.
NSPRA's Code of Ethics serves as a guide to members for what conduct is appropriate in everyday work situations.
Expand your reach! NSPRA offers a unique opportunity to connect with school leaders quickly and effectively through our sponsorship program.
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