Become a Member
NSPRA offers members a wide range of benefits focused on developing professionals to communicate strategically, build trust and foster positive relationships in support of their school communities. Explore the array of benefits and types of membership below, and then join today!
From webinars to professional academies and programs and much, much more, members enjoy access to a variety of opportunities to help continue their growth in school communications.
Explore NSPRA's communication audit service (discount for members!), find books and publications on the most pressing industry topics, review samples and templates from colleagues and more.
Each year, members enjoy exclusive savings and discounts on registration for the NSPRA National Seminar, the largest professional development event for school PR professionals in North America.
NSPRA members can access member survey reports, including salary and career surveys, to benchmark against similar districts.
Expand your professional horizons and help shape the future of school PR! Explore a variety of volunteer service opportunities to suit your unique professional interests.
NSPRA offers the following five membership types:
$295/year: Professional-level members receive all membership materials, benefits, and access to resources, and are eligible to vote and run for office. Professional-level members also are eligible to become Accredited in Public Relations (APR) through the Universal Accreditation Board (UAB). The School District Professional Subscription service is offered for districts that have policies prohibiting individual association memberships. The subscription provides the same professional membership benefits. Join here.
$295/year: A person who has professional responsibilities in educational public relations in a for-profit capacity may become a NSPRA professional partner. Professional partners may apply to become candidates for Universal Accreditation but may not vote and are not eligible to hold office. Join here.
$205/year: Associate members receive membership materials, benefits, and access to resources similar to professional-level members, but are not eligible to vote, run for office, or apply to become a candidate for Accreditation through the UAB. The School District Associate Subscription service is offered for districts that have policies prohibiting individual association memberships. The subscription provides the same associate membership benefits. Join here.
$125/year: Retired members are not eligible to vote or run for office. Join here.
$115/year: Student members receive select benefits and are not eligible to vote, run for office or apply to become candidates for Accreditation in Public Relations (APR). Join here.