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IDSPRA Annual Meeting, Conference Hosted by Boise School District

Idaho School Public Relations Association’s (IDSPRA) annual meeting and conference will be held in Boise on Thursday, May 19 and Friday, May 20, 2022. Boise School District is hosting the program in its training center located at 3324 S. Milwaukee Lane, Suite 130 Boise, Idaho 83709.

An action-packed agenda (see the attached program) boasts content geared for all levels of school communicators. Communication staff, superintendents and any other vital communicators are welcome to attend. The following presentations provide a snapshot of the wealth of information that will be shared during this two-day meeting. Continental breakfast and lunch are provided both days.

Day One: Thursday, May 19, 2022 from 8:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m., Social and Dinner Follow

  • Idaho's Future Depends on Public Education - Dr. Don Coberly, CEO RISE
  • Legislative Round-Up & Discussion - Quinn Perry, Deputy Director & Government Affairs, Idaho School Board Association
  • Speed Round - Hits & Misses IDSPRA Members
    •  Bring a few ideas with you – reviewing successes, failures and questions allow us to learn from one another.
  • Lessons Learned in the Pandemic - Strategy, Skills & Self Care - Nicole Kirby, APR, President, National School Public Relations Association
  • Community Engagement - Barbara Hunter, APR, Executive Director, National School Public Relations Association

Day Two: Friday, May 20, 2022 from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

  • Podcasts - Debbie Critchfield, Communications Officer, Cassia County School District
  • Tips & Tricks for Increasing Engagement & Sponsorships - Phil Campbell, Director of Public Relations, Bonneville School District, D93
  • Media Roundtable Discussion - Melissa Davlin, Anchor/Reporter, Idaho Reports, Idaho Public Television; Becca Savransky, Education Reporter, Idaho Statesman; and Jennifer Swindell, Managing Editor, Idaho Education News

Registration is $60 per attendee. The deadline to register for the conference is by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. 

For planning purposes, when registering, please indicate whether you will attend the tour of the Boise Art Museum and the Evening Social, which are both scheduled for Thursday, May 19, 2022.

Register for conference here: 

Hyatt Place Boise Towne Square is holding a room block through April 22. Use the link and group code below to reserve a room online or call 208-275-1200 for personal assistance.

Hyatt | Select Room & Rate

Group Rate Code: G-ISPR

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