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NSPRA 2024: Finding Common Grounds
Dynamic and effective communication and community engagement in school communities today starts with Finding Common Grounds. Save the date to join the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) and colleagues from across the United States, Canada and beyond on July 14-17, 2024, at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue just outside the vibrant city of Seattle, Wash., for the largest communications-focused professional development event for school public relations professionals and education leaders. Highlights include:
Deep-dive Amplify Sessions that explore innovative strategies and skills through hands-on learning and stories of communication successes, challenges and lessons learned.

Streamlined Skill Sessions on timely and relevant school PR topics from strategic planning and crisis communications to engagement strategies and marketing—and so much more.

Time-saving Gold Mine mini-sessions on proven, practical ideas for effective communications that can be implemented right away.

Daily networking opportunities during job-alike sessions, regional colleague connections, lunches and receptions.
Access to industry partners, member services and career development assistance in the Marketplace.

Submit a Proposal

Each year, NSPRA invites leaders in the fields of public relations, communications, marketing, engagement and public education to submit proposals for sessions at the NSPRA National Seminar. NSPRA is now accepting proposals for sessions at the NSPRA 2024 National Seminar. All presentation proposals are due by Friday, Dec. 8, 2023.

Submit a Proposal


Registration and More

Registration for the NSPRA 2024 National Seminar will open soon. As always, NSPRA members will enjoy significant savings on Seminar registration as part of their member benefits! Not a member yet? Check out the value of NSPRA membership and join us!

Present at NSPRA 2024

Proposals Due Dec. 8

Present a session at the NSPRA 2024 National Seminar in Seattle/Bellevue! Review tips for submitting a session proposal.

Call for Presentations

Registration and Hotel

Opening Soon

NSPRA 2024 Seminar registration and hotel room block reservations will open later this winter. Check back soon for more information!

NSPRA 2024 Scholarships

Opening Soon

The NSPRA Foundation for the Advancement of Education funds several scholarships to attend the NSPRA National Seminar.

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Schedule at a Glance

Coming Soon

Coming Soon! Check out an overview of NSPRA 2024 scheduled events, session blocks and more to start planning your Seminar experience.

"The NSPRA National Seminar is the best professional learning opportunity for school public relations professionals, whether they are just starting out or well into their careers."
- NSPRA 2023 Attendee Sherri Partee, director of public relations,
Newton County (Ga.) School System

About the NSPRA National Seminar

Each year, more than 1,500 school public relations professionals and other education leaders from districts, education service agencies, non-profits and consultant firms around the country convene for the NSPRA National Seminar, the largest school communications-focused professional development conference in the nation.


See what you can expect when you touch down in Washington for NSPRA 2024 in a video from the Washington School Public Relations Association.

And, check out scenes from the NSPRA 2023 Seminar in the video below.