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October 20, 2020
Two Named to 35 Under 35

MSPRA members Ashley Kryscynski, Communications and Public Relations Specialist for Washtenaw Intermediate School District (WISD) and Andrew Munson, Community Relations Coordinator at Lenawee Intermediate School District (LISD) have been named to The National School Public Relations Association’s (NSPRA) 2020 Class of 35 Under 35. They were nominated for exhibiting leadership in their school districts and communities as well as for their involvement with MSPRA.  “We salute these two emerging communication leaders!” said MSPRA President Anne Cron, APR. “Ashley and Andrew have earned this national recognition.”

September 22, 2020
MSPRA Plans Fall PD Focused on YOU!

MSPRA is pleased to present "Wellness Wednesday: Taking Time to Grow in Your Profession and Taking Time for Yourself." While you’ve been taking care of business….who’s been taking care of you? As a first-line responder, it’s vital that you take care of yourself so that you can care for others. Now that fall is here, it’s time to take a deep breath and engage in some self care.

September 14, 2020
Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Communication Toolkit

To aid in your Eastern Equine Encephalitis communication efforts, we are re-posting the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Communication Toolkit developed in 2019 by MSPRA in partnership with the Michigan Association of Intermediate School Administrators (MAISA) and Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP). Feel free to use it or share it as you deem appropriate. Visit the Hot Topics webpage to learn more.

August 6, 2020
Section III of MSPRA's Toolkit for Communicating Return to School Plans Released

MSPRA is pleased to release Section III of its Toolkit for Communicatingabout Return to School Plans to support schools in their communication to students, parents, union leaders, staff and board representatives, community members, the media and others about their individual return to school roadmaps (which includes their official COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plans as outlined in Executive Order 2020-142). Thanks to those members who contributed to this section.

July 23, 2020
Section II of MSPRA's Toolkit for Communicating about Return to School Plans Released

The Michigan School Public Relations Association (MSPRA) is pleased to release Section II of its Toolkit for Communicating about Return to School Plans to support schools in their communication to students, parents, union leaders, staff and board representatives, community members, the media and others about their individual return to school roadmaps (which includes their official COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plans as outlined in Executive Order 2020-142).

Mark of Distinction

MSPRA is proud to have earned the following National School Public Relations Association Marks of Distinction as an Exemplary Chapter:

2020

2019

  • Year-round Program
  • Coalition Building

2018

  • Year-round Program
  • Coalition Building

2017

  • Year-round Program

2016

  • Year-round Program

2015

  • Year-round Program

2014

  • Year-round Program

2013

  • Year-long Program

2011

  • Professional Development/PR Skill-Building

2010

  • Professional Development/PR Skill-Building