UPCOMING EVENTS

2020 - 2021 Virtual Mini-Workshop Series

NJSPRA is offering a series of virtual professional development program for school communications professionals, superintendents, and others tasked with district communications. Members and non-members are welcome to register.  The mini-workshops are only 60-minutes and are designed to convenient enough to fit into your busy day. Workshops begin at 12:00 p.m.


November 19, 2020 @ 12:00 p.m. RSVP TODAY!
Supporting Employees with Parent/Family Communications
District communications is a team effort, no matter the size of your school district. Throughout the school year and during COVID especially, communications are needed at all levels from the superintendent/board office to building level and classroom/teacher level. Ideally, an established culture of communication drives efforts and ensures success. Learn how one district is empowering their employees, at all levels, to engage with parents and other stakeholders.

Presenters:


January 2021

Topic: Wellness - #K12prWell
Details to follow.


February 24, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.

Topic: Communicating in a COVID World
Details to follow.


March 23, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.

Communicating and Leading for Equity
Details to follow.

Presenter:


April 21, 2021

Communicating with Different Audiences
Educators know the importance of differentiating instruction for children, but districts must also tailor communications to meet the unique needs and interests of internal and external audiences. Through a choose-your-own-adventure learning experience, discover best practices for communicating with different audiences.

Presenter:

  • Lesley Bruinton, APR; NSPRA President


May 26, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

Annual Meeting

Location: Heldrich Hotel, New Brunswick, NJ


 

PAST EVENTS

The Summer 2020 mini-series was graciously sponsored by SCoPE Surveys.
 

JUNE 4th - 12:30 - 1:15 p.m.
EFFECTIVE INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS
Why and how it’s essential to keep this critical audience informed AND keep morale up in seemingly impossible times
Sandy Cokeley, APR, CEO; Cokeley Communications/SCoPE Surveys
Dr. Matthew Mingle, Superintendent; Warren Township Schools
Shannon Regan, District Communications/Human Resources Coordinator; Warren Township Schools

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JUNE 4th - 2:30 - 3:15 p.m. 
THE SCHOOL COMMUNICATIONS FUNCTION
COVID-19 has turned our globe upside down, including the role of the school communications function. Find out how others have adapted to this new normal.
Lori Perlow; Communications Manager, Camden County Education Services Commission
Dr. Scott Rocco; Superintendent; Hamilton Township School District
Laura Geltch, Grants, Communication & Sponsorships Coordinator, Hamilton Township School District

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JUNE 9th - 12:30 - 1:15 p.m.
VIRTUAL YEAR-END CELEBRATIONS

Learn more about how and what you can and should do for a successful virtual graduation or celebration from both the legal and been-there-done-that perspectives
Kasi Marie Gifford, Esq.; Cooper Levenson Attorneys at Law
Annette Eyman, APR; Communications Director, Papillion-La Vista School District, NE 

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JUNE 25th - 12:00 - 12:45 p.m. 
THE IMPORTANCE OF COPYRIGHT
What you need to know about copyright and infringement in this world of replacing face-to-face communication with all things digital, printed, and virtual
John Comegno, Esq.; Comegno Law Group, P.C.

 

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