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ISPRA Awards Night & Spring Conference 2019

Join us for a night of recognition and a day packed full of learning!

ISPRA Awards Night -Thursday, April 25 | 5:30 - 8 p.m.

Des Moines/Urbandale Hilton Garden Inn

8600 Northpark Drive | Johnston, IA, 50131

Direct: 515-252-2391

Rooms available at a special group rate of $108/night until April 4. Mention Iowa School Public Relations Association conference during reservation.

Communication contest entry form now available along with form for Communicator of the Year. All entries due by March 22.

  • Communications Contest

  • ISPRA Communicator of the Year

  • Department of the Year

ISPRA Spring Conference - Friday, April 26 | 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Hilton Garden Inn

Topics & speakers include:

Managing the Unthinkable: Crisis Communication in the Age of Social Media with Rick Kaufman, APR, Bloomington Public Schools, MN

Legal Primer for School Communicators with Matt Carver, JD, School Administrators of Iowa


Please register for one or both events before April 16, 2019. Register for each event that you will be attending.

Awards Night Registration Cost:

$35/member or $40/non-member

(Contest entry fee $15/entry.)

Spring Conference Registration Cost:

$95/member or $125/non-member

ISPRA Spring Awards Night

Thursday, April 25th, 5:30-8pm

8600 Northpark Drive

Johnston, IA

Registration closes on April 15, 2019

ISPRA Spring Conference

Friday, April 26th, 9am-3pm

8600 Northpark Drive

Johnston, IA

Registration closes on April 15, 2019

ISPRA Chapter Meeting Immediately Following Conference at 3 pm

Proposed Officers for 2019-20:

Past President - Laura Sprague, APR, Johnston CSD

President - Beth Strike, APR, Central Rivers AEA

President Elect - Amanda Lewis, Des Moines Public Schools

Secretary - Samantha Aukes, Ankeny CSD

Treasurer - Mike Cyze, Dubuque CSD

Membership Chair - Tammy Votava, Iowa Association of School Boards

Contest & Awards - Jennifer Woodley, Great Prairie AEA & Renee Nelson, Grant Wood AEA



Beth Strike

Contest & Awards:
Jennifer Woodley or Renee Nelson