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2024 Excellence in Communication Awards

As part of our strategic plan, we are dedicated to providing high quality professional development and connection opportunities to school communicators throughout California. Most of the webinars listed below were selected from among the top-rated sessions at the most recent in-person conference. Unless otherwise noted, all of the events below will be offered online.

Annual Calendar of Events

August

  • Webinar - Power of Communication: Driving Attendance Campaigns and Engagement August 24, 2023 (12-1pm)
  • Office Hour - Award Preview and General Questions August 30, 2023 (9:30-10:30am)
  • Webinar - Conference Call Back - Highly Rated 2023 Conference Session: Building a Strong Partnership for Effective Communication August 31, 2023 (12-1pm)

September

  • Webinar - Conference Call Back - Highly Rated 2023 Conference Session: RPIE, Systems, and Analytics to the Rescue: Increasing Efficiency in a Small PR Office September (12-1pm)
  • Webinar - Safety and Public Access to District Sites September 18, 2023 (1-2pm)
  • Office Hour - September 29, 2023 (10:30-11:30am)
October
  • Webinar - Conference Call Back - Highly Rated 2023 Conference Session: Activate Your Leadership October 19, 2023 (11:30 a.m.-1:00pm)
  • Orientation - Making the Most of Your CalSPRA Benefits October 12, 2023 (1 -2pm)
  • Office Hour - Award & Conference Submissions October 25, 2023 (9:30-10:30am)

November

  • Webinar - Conference Call Back - Highly Rated 2023 Conference Session: Creating a Compelling Annual Education Report November 9, 2023 (1:30 -2:30pm)
  • Webinar - Conference Call Back - Highly Rated 2023 Conference Session: Why a POC PIO is more than just the Face of the School District November 15, 2023 (1-2pm)
  • Office Hour - General Questions November 16, 2023 (9:30-10:30am)

December

  • Webinar - Conference Call Back - Highly Rated 2023 Conference Session: Why We Meet with Our Newcomers and You Should Meet with Yours, too December 5, 2023 (11:30-1:30pm)
  • Special Event - Holiday Idea Exchange bring your best tip, tool or idea that helps in your role and share it with the group December 8, 2023 (3-5pm)

January

  • Webinar - Conference Call Back - Highly Rated 2023 Conference Session: Humanizing Your District January 17th, (12pm-1pm)
  • Webinar - Conference Call Back - Highly Rated 2023 Conference Session: The Opportunity of a Crisis: How HR and Communications Teams Can Work Together to Build Trust and Support In Difficult Situations January 31, 2024 (12-1 pm)
  • Office Hour - General Questions January 18, 2023 (9:30-10:30am)
  • Orientation -  Make the Most of Your CalSPRA Benefits January 25, 2024 (11:30am-12:30pm)

February

  • Office Hour - CalSPRA Annual Conference Preview and General Questions February 22, 2023 (11:30am-12:30pm)
  • CalSPRA Annual Conference February 28 - March 2, 2024 (*$)

March

  • Office Hour - What you learned at CalSPRA and General Questions March 29, 2024 (9:30-10:30am)

April

  • Webinar - Conference Call Back - Highly Rated 2023 Conference Session: Enhance Your Initiatives April 17, 2024 (11:30am-1:30pm)
  • Orientation - Make the Most of Your CalSPRA Benefits April 18, 2024 (10-11am)
  • Office Hour - General Questions April 26, 2024 (10:30-11:30am)

May

  • Webinar - Conference Call Back - Highly Rated 2023 Conference Session: Build an Emergency Communications Guidebook May 15, 2024 (11:30-12:30pm)
  • Office Hour - General Questions May 24, 2024 (10:30-11:30am)

June

  • Office Hour - National School Public Relations Association Annual Seminar Preview and General Questions June 28, 2024 (10:30-11:30am)
  • Certificate Course - Create an Effective Communication Plan ($)

July

  • National School Public Relations Association Annual Seminar (*$)

 

* indicates that the event is in person rather than virtual

$ indicates there will be a cost for the event

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