OSPRA 2024 Spring Conference

March 21-22, 2024 • Eugene, Oregon

Join us March 21-22 in Eugene, Oregon as we focus on building the best PR Pros in the business!!  With marketing gurus and inspiring experts, you'll take away ideas to boost enrollment, increase engagement with families and community, and support your district as they navigate an ever-changing communications environment. We have an incredible conference planned this year so make sure you get registered as soon as possible to secure your spot!!

Here are some of the fantastic presenters we are working to bring you!

  • Sam DeMase is an internationally recognized Career Coach, Self-Advocacy Expert, author, and speaker with a community of 800,000+ followers on social media (@apowermood). She will challenge and encourage us to find and own our personal leadership style and become leaders in School PR and our personal lives!

  • Rebecca Bultsma is an international AI trainer, presenter, and enthusiast renowned for her expertise in educating thousands of professionals about the fundamentals and risks of artificial intelligence. She will help enhance your AI literacy and teach us how to use it ethically and responsibly in our roles. Bultsma presented at NSPRA 2023 in St. Louis, Missouri and received rave reviews!

  • The communications team from Highline Public Schools near Seattle, Washington, will cover the core elements of a high-performing team. Spoiler alert: it’s a lot more than technical skill. Delve into cultivating a motivated, emotionally intelligent team and a deeply collaborative culture. This interactive session will share proven strategies for fostering a person-first workplace. And do not worry if you’re a one-person shop! They will incorporate tips on how to work with other departments to create a team culture of communication.

  • Social media expert Danielle Craig will help you boost your district's image on Instagram using the latest tips and tricks the algorithm will pick up! This will be a hands-on workshop to ensure you have skills you can take right back to your district and use immediately.

  • The Portland Public Schools communication team will share tested-by-fire lessons from the recent historic teacher strike.

  • AND MORE, with hands-on, practical lessons (formal and informal) from people in the trenches. (We also love to have fun! Don’t miss the social being planned for Thursday evening.)

Check back for our complete schedule of events!! 

The conference fee includes all sessions, breakfast/lunch on Thursday, and breakfast on Friday. With a half-day on Friday, you will head into spring with fresh inspiration, ready to tackle your work through revitalized eyes!

Sponsored by:

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 $165 EARLY BIRD + OSPRA Swag Kit! ($25 Value)

$185 Members

$205 Non-Members

The Graduate Hotel | website

66 E 6th Ave Eugene, OR 97401

Book your room by following our custom link OR call the Graduate and let them know you’re with OSPRA

for a special discounted room rate of $132 a night. Rooms are limited so act fast! 

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