Join SC/NSPRA today!


    Dear Colleague,

    I am thrilled to invite you to be a part of the South Carolina Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association (SC/NSPRA) this year. The SC/NSPRA board met this summer to plan some great programs and networking opportunities---we are excited about the year ahead! 

    As a leader in your district, you understand the daily challenges and opportunities of our students and schools. We hope you will find that SC/NSPRA brings you practical and effective tools to help you succeed in your role as a communicator.

    Your membership in SC/NSPRA allows you to continue to strengthen your professional efforts by providing timely assistance and valuable resources:

    • conferences and professional development opportunities throughout the year;
    • access to SC/NSPRA’s member Google group for question and information sharing;
    • financial assistance for members seeking professional accreditation (APR);
    • access to online school PR resources through the Chapter’s website, www.scnspra.org;
    • and SC/NSPRA’s Rewards for Excellence Program recognizing outstanding communications and public relations efforts by schools, school districts, and educational agencies and associations.

    For 2018-2019, SC/NSPRA has a variety of programmatic offerings on tap for its members:

    • SC Department of Education and SC/NSPRA Back to School Public Information Officer (PIO) Informational Meeting on September 13 at SCASA Office in Columbia
    • SC/NSPRA and NCSPRA Joint Fall Conference on October 10-12 in Myrtle Beach (Click here for registration information!) 
    • Winter Chapter Workshop, Upstate, Location TBD
    • SC/NSPRA’s Rewards for Excellence Program, in April in Columbia
    • School Communications Topics "Hot Topics" Webinars throughout the year
    • SC/NSPRA Communicator of the Year & Superintendent Leadership in School Communications Awards

    We're excited for you to join SC/NSPRA today and be a part of the best school public relations and communications group in the state. Please remember to submit your application form and a check made payable to SC/NSPRA ($30.00 for an individual membership; $110.00 for an institutional membership) by October 2, 2017 to:

    Judy LeGrand, SC/NSPRA Treasurer

    c/o SC School Boards Association
    111 Research Drive
    Columbia, SC 29203

    Or pay online at https://squareup.com/store/sc-nspra. If you pay online, please email your membership forms to jlegrand@scsba.org so we will have all of your contact information.

    The SC/NSPRA board looks forward to working with and serving you this school year!




    Becky Bean

    SC/NSPRA President

    Communications Manager

    South Carolina Schools Boards Association