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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

ALSPRA Wins Coveted Gold Medallion

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Montgomery, Ala. - Seven public relations practitioners from the state of Alabama will share a highly-coveted national award, for a project unlike any other in the award’s 35-year history. The Alabama School Public Relations Association (ALSPRA) has won a prestigious Gold Medallion from the National School Public Relations Association. The win is credited to ALSPRA President Lesley Bruinton, APR (Tuscaloosa City Schools); Secretary-Treasurer Malissa Valdes-Hubert, APR (Alabama State Department...

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Sunday, January 24, 2016

School Communication & FCC Regulatory Updates - NSPRA Joint Event

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Recently, school communications professionals have become more aware of updated FCC regulations surrounding the TCPA (Telephone Consumer Protection Act). These regulations can affect how schools manage their communications with parents and their school community. In an effort to help guide school communications professionals, NSPRA and SchoolMessenger have teamed up to offer a free best practices webinar. You can register using the link below.   Best Practices in School-Parent Communications...

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Saturday, January 23, 2016

ALSPRA Spring Conference

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ALSPRA Spring ConferenceMarch 4, 2016   Decisions made in the boardroom directly influence what happens in the classroom. But how often do your parents see it? That task is made even more difficult with with limited staff resources? It starts when you ELEVATE your mindset into thinking just who is responsible for the job and how it can be done. This is the focus of a day-long conference sponsored by the Alabama School Public Relations Association (ALSPRA). The organization will host...

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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Missed the Winter Workshop?

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We had a record crowd at our Winter Workshop to hear a great group of experts on a variety of topics! The Alabama School Public Relations Association is pleased to offer a sneak peak of what you may have missed...or a chance to check out this great content again! Without further adieu... Hacktivism by Rob Robertson & Tyler Deierhoi, Tuscaloosa County Emergency Management Agency Media Training Like a Boss by J. Suzanne Horsley, The University of Alabama (Coming soon!) The Strategic Communication...

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Monday, November 23, 2015

Hope you can join us at the upcoming Sept. 18th Quarterly Meeting in Montgomery

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We invite all school communication and information officers to join us at the upcoming quarterly ALSPRA meeting on Sept. 18th.  What a great opportunity to network with your peers across the state.  Have a difficult issue you are working on? Seeking peer advice and feedback? Inquiring about additional communication tools for your toolbox? Then, ALSPRA is the organization for you! For questions regarding ALSPRA Membership, please contact Rena Anderson at 256.428.6943 or e-mail: ...

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It's that Time of Year!

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Hello School Communicators! It's that time of year again when we give thanks, renew our spirit and send in our annual membership dues for ALSPRA Membership 2016. You can join as an individual or as a group... Member Benefits include: FREE Quarterly Workshops (topics include: Hacktivism, Building a Communications Plan, Social Media Tips, Crisis Management, Improving the Image of Public Education, Working effectively with Media Partners, etc.) ACLD-Approved PLUs (Alabama Council for Leadership...

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