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2018 KanSPRA Fall Conference

  • 25 Oct 2018
  • 26 Oct 2018
  • Lawrence College & Career Center, 2910 Haskell Ave, Lawrence, KS


October 25-26, 2018

Lawrence College and Career Center

2910 Haskell Avenue

Lawrence, Kansas 66046

Network with school public relations professionals and administrators from across the state, sharpen your communications skills, learn something new, enlist support for the challenges you face, and enjoy a great time among friends!

Conference sessions will include:

  • Technology Tips, Tools & Tricks from a Tech Savvy Superintendent
  • NSPRA Gold Medallion Presentation: Beyond a Logo – Branding Your School District
  • Communications Messaging Magic
  • Organizing a Countywide Suicide Prevention Campaign
  • Passing a Bond on a Split Vote
  • Strategically Using Your Social Media Analytics
  • 100,000+ Twitter Followers & Growing (@LawrenceKansas_PD)
  • Engaging Alumni on Social Media with KU Sports Management
  • Gold Mine: Sharing of Best Practices
  • One-on-One Support, & Much More!

Breakfast, lunch, and snacks provided both days!

Please remit payment online while registering or make checks payable to KanSPRA and mail to:


1420 SW Arrowhead Rd., Suite 100

Topeka, KS 66604

Bring Your Best!

Please bring with you to the conference:

  • A sample of your best work on a flash drive. Let’s build KanSPRA’s members-only resource directory!
  • The meanest tweet, post, or comment directed at your district. We will laugh it off together during “Celebrity Mean Tweets.” Yes, we’re the celebrities!

Stay in Lawrence!
KanSPRA has reserved a block of rooms at the new Towneplace Suites by Marriott in Downtown Lawrence.
900 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, Kansas 66044
Check in: 4:00. Check out: Noon. Free Breakfast, High-Speed Internet, Fitness Center, On-Site Parking
Reserve by October 12 for the KanSPRA discounted room rate of $109.00/night
Book online here.

Arrive Early & Gather ‘Round the Fire

Wednesday, October 24, Social Activity: 6:30 p.m. Bonfire and Hayride.

Register by here

Sponsored by KanSPRA Supporters West/SchoolMessenger and Blackboard

Kick Back & Relax on Thursday!

Thursday, October 25, Social Activities:  5:30 p.m. Dinner in Downtown Lawrence

Register by for either:

Breakout Lawrence (Escape Rooms) Register here
Blade & Timber (Axe Throwing) 
Register here

Sponsored by KanSPRA Partner Peachjar  

Thank you to additional Fall Conference sponsors, KanSPRA Friends: Gabbart Communications, Inter-State Studio, & Patron Insight.


1420 SW Arrowhead Rd., Suite 100, Topeka, KS 66604

Phone:  785.232.6566

Fax:  785.232.9776

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