ABOUT NEW JERSEY SCHOOL PUBLIC RELATIONS ASSOCIATION
The New Jersey School Public Relations Association (NJSPRA) is a state chapter of the National School Public Relations Association, nationally recognized for its efforts on behalf of school public relations professionals. Members represent school districts and independent PR agencies throughout New Jersey. For more than 18 years, NJSPRA has provided professional development, training, resources and collateral support in all facets of communication to education communities across the state.
- Public relations and communications professionals
- School Administrators
All members benefit from the wealth of information and networking that is available. NJSPRA remains dedicated to: promoting best practices for educational communications in New Jersey; advancing the field of school communications, providing communications training in the field of education; building understanding and support for school public relations; maintaining a forum for the exchange of ideas about the profession.
Opportunities for your business
Supporting NJSPRA provides a valuable opportunity to partner with leaders in school communication in getting your message front and center with our membership. Our event attendees are primary influencers, and in some cases decision-makers, for finding outside vendors for communication, marketing and outreach in their schools and districts. Each opportunity helps your company to reach your target audience and meet your bottom line objectives.
Workshop Series Sponsor - $5,000
A series of 4 professional development workshops are offered to NJSPRA members, as well as non-members, throughout the school year (September 1 – June 30). Workshops focus on cutting-edge communication programs; how to respond to today’s critical education issues; rebuilding trust and public support, student performance, communication technology, media relations, handling crises, branding and marketing, public engagement, social media, customer service, diversity and tolerance, education advocacy and other school-communications related issues. As a sponsor of the workshop series, you will gain exposure to an influential audience of communications professionals and school leaders.
Sponsorship benefits include:
1. Logo and “Signature Sponsor” level prominently displayed in marketing and event materials
2. Logo, acknowledgment, and link prominently displayed with event information on NJSPRA website and online registration invite
3. Acknowledgement in introductory comments, opportunity to address event participants for up to five minutes, provide attendee swag to event participants, and a prominent location to set up display booth/banners
4. One event registration for each workshop
5. Event registration list
Individual Workshop Sponsor- $1,500
The Individual Workshop sponsorship includes sponsor benefits for one (1) workshop.
School Communication Awards Program Sponsor- $5,000
NJSPRA’s School Communication Awards recognize outstanding print and electronic collateral material in New Jersey educational communications programs. The primary role of the professional school communicator is to disseminate important information about schools and school districts to all constituencies. NJSPRA developed the School Communication Awards competition to recognize professional school communicators in New Jersey – and the products they develop – that go above and beyond to disseminate important messages to their publics. This school communications program is open to all New Jersey public school districts and organizations who support them with related services. Following are the awards categories:
Marketing, Branding, Image
Media Relations – Human interest
Special Interest Publication
The School Communication Awards Program Sponsor will have prominent placement on all communications and print material related to the School Communication Award Program.
Sponsor benefits include:
Acknowledgement in introductory comments, opportunity to address event participants for up to five minutes, provide attendee swag to event participants, and a prominent location to set up display booth/banners
Logo, acknowledgment and link displayed with Awards information on NJSPRA website
Recognition in annual NJSPRA Call for Nominations materials
Two registrations at the annual awards ceremony
Event registration list
Graduate Student Scholarship Sponsor - $2,000
The NJSPRA Graduate Student Scholarship Program is a great offering to a deserving Rowan University student that demonstrates exceptional educational work and activities in the field of communications/public relations. The scholarship recipient receives a check in the amount of $1,000 and the opportunity to present in front of the NJSPRA membership.
The Graduate Student Scholarship Sponsor will have prominent placement on all communications and print material related to the Graduate Student Scholarship presentation.
NSPRA Seminar First-Timer Essay Contest Sponsor - $2,000
The NSPRA Seminar First-Timer Essay Contest is a great offering to a deserving NJSPRA member who is interested in furthering their professional knowledge by attending the National School Public Relations Association Seminar over the summer for the first time. Members will compete for a check to cover the full registration cost of the seminar.
For additional options, email NJSPRACommunications@gmail.com