Crewing the Ship through Choppy Waters:
Good communication starts at the helm!
Learn how creating a strong relationship between the superintendent and communications officer best enables them to keep the calm, including with the School Board, when the ship has sprung a leak.
Dynamic Duo: Create a Strong Superintendent and District Communicator Working Relationship
Dr. Raymond González, Superintendent
Mary Ann McGann, Coordinator of School and Community Relations
Westfield Public Schools
Dr. González and Ms. McGann share how they work together to create a strong communication model for their district and how it has spread from their level to other administrators and schools. Hear great advice from this dynamic duo!
Keep Calm and Let the School Communicator Help
Dr. Nicholas Diaz, Shared Superintendent
Union Township and Franklin Township School Districts (Hunterdon County)
2023 NJSPRA Communicator of the Year
As a shared superintendent, Dr. Diaz reports to two Boards of Education. Learn tips for how he reassures his Boards that the sky isn’t falling after a negative social media post, along with how he responds to the posts.
Hear best practices for staying away from the fray, maintaining a healthy perspective, and showing how good communications can effectively counter negativity.
Bonus: NJSBA Representatives will review rights of Board members when it comes to social media and freedom of speech.
Tech and Design Tips for School Communicators
NJSPRA members, Lori Perlow and Eshaya Draper will share their tips and tricks to enhance your communications publications and online presence. Session will cover Canva, Newsletters, and Social Media comments and potential guidelines.
NSPRA Seminar Review
2023 Scholarship Winners Laurene Callander and Maren Smagala review their Seminar experience and share a presentation they attended.
NJPSA FEA Conference Center
12 Centre Drive Monroe Township, NJ 08831
Included with NJSPRA 2023-2024 Membership
(Dues must be paid in full or Purchase Order submitted)
Guests Welcome - $125 per
Includes continental breakfast (available at 8:30am) and lunch
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