Picture of Central Park in Ashland in the fall.
Central Park, Ashland, Kentucky

2018 Fall Conference
OASIS Awards Ceremony

This year’s Kentucky School Public Relations Association fall conference features four keynote speakers and 14 different sessions that are truly ripped from the headlines!

Please join us at the Hyatt Regency Lexington on November 29 and 30, 2018, for two days of professional learning designed to equip you to be a first responder in any PR emergency. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from educators and industry professionals who have faced and led their organizations through the unthinkable. Featuring sessions by leading public relations professionals from across the country and Commonwealth, this conference offers a mix workshops that will teach you to effectively prepare, protect and promote your brand when crisis strikes.

  • To register for the entire conference or the luncheon, click here:   Register Now!
  • If you will be attending the full conference and want to stay overnight in Lexington, please make your hotel reservations by clicking here:  Book Your Hotel Room.

Featured speakers include:

  • Patricia Greer, principal of Marshall County High School in Kentucky, where a shooting in January of 2018 left two students dead and 21 people injured
  • Rick Kaufman, a 19-year veteran of school communications and public relations who led the Crisis Response Team to the Columbine High School tragedy in April 1999
  • Alex Coats, owner of Goodfellas Pizza, which recently survived a social media firestorm after a national sports bar blogger gave them a scathing review
  • Troy Albert, former principal of Henryville Elementary- Junior/Senior High School, which was destroyed by a tornado in 2012
  • Katie Ellison, Marketing and Communications Manager for the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY, where they turned a sinkhole disaster into a tourism draw

We hope to see all of you there!


Contact Us
Kentucky School Public Relations Association (KYSPRA) P.O. Box 22436
Owensboro, KY 42304
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Phone: Phone: 270-852-7000 Cell: 812-449-9057
Fax: Fax: 270-852-7010