NSPRA National Seminar: Call for Presentations

NSPRA 2019 National Seminar:
Advancing Education One Story at a Time

NSPRA 2019 Washington, DC July 14-17 logoShare your school public relations story against the captivating backdrop of the nation's capital during the National School Public Relations Association's 2019 National Seminar

Seeking Presentation Proposals

For 65 years, the NSPRA National Seminar has offered the best training and professional development available in all facets of school communication, public relations, marketing and public engagement. The outstanding reputation of the NSPRA Seminar is a direct reflection on the talent and commitment of those who share their knowledge and help their peers by attending and delivering quality presentations.

NSPRA is looking for presentation proposals – including skill sessions, action labs, special sessions and Gold Mine roundtables – on exciting, innovative and successful school public relations programs, campaigns, initiatives and best practices.

The desired categories for presentation proposals include the following:

  • PR/Communication TACTICS (best practice strategies, programs, campaigns, tips, advice for implementation, media relations, etc.)
  • PR/Communication Strategic PLANNING (research and evaluation strategies, coordination/management of effective programs, collaborative efforts, accountability/results, etc.)
  • PR/Communication LEADERSHIP (strategic counseling, reputation management, relationship building, organizational dynamics, mentoring/guidance, professional development, etc.)
  • PR/Communication EQUITY and diversity
  • PR/Communication ETHICS and legal considerations
  • MARKETING/Branding
  • Internal and/or external stakeholder ENGAGEMENT
  • Education ADVOCACY 

Do not submit proposals that include sales pitches, masked as a presentation, by individuals or companies intending to promote specific products and services.

NSPRA is seeking presenters who offer unique insights; effective strategies and tactics; timely information on new and emerging issues; useful, hands-on resource materials; and relevant content and experiences that meet the high standards of NSPRA Seminar participants. In selecting session proposals, priority will be given to sessions with NSPRA members as lead or co-presenters.

Submitting a Proposal

Call for Presentations are closed. The deadline to submit presentation proposals was December 14, 2019.


Questions? Contact NSPRA Manager: Seminar, Partnerships and Programs Jennifer Alexander at jalexander@nspra.org or (301) 519-1230.