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Annual Conference 2021 (Virtual)

  • 29-Apr-2021
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Virtual Conference: April 28-29, 2021

Wednesday, April 28
6:30 -7:30 p.m. - Virtual Hoppy Hour

Join us for an interactive and educational Hoppy Hour! Tiffany and Tessa from Yakima Chief Hops will use their industry expertise to guide us through a hop and beer sensory experience.

Thursday, April 29
8:00-8:30 a.m. – Alpine Horn Welcome

  •     WSPRA Welcome
  •     Leavenworth Trivia
  •     Message from our Keynote Sponsor

8:30-9:30 a.m. – Keynote: A Complaint-Free World
Will Bowen, Humorous Motivational Speaker

9:30-10:00 a.m. – Break and Sponsor Break-out Rooms

10:00 -11:30 a.m. – The COVID Pandemic: How Communicators are Leading the Way
Rick Kaufman, APR, Bloomington Public Schools

11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. – Lunch on Your Own

12:30-12:45 p.m. – Leavenworth Trivia and Raffle

2:45-1:45 p.m. – Choice Sessions

  •     Keys to Amplifying Your System's Story
  •     Go Live: Tips & Tricks for Facebook Live and Reaching a Larger Audience
  •     What Everyone Gets Wrong About Creating Advocates

1:45-2:15 p.m. – Break and Sponsor Break-out Rooms

2:15-3:15 p.m. – Choice Sessions

  •     Pandemic Funding Panel: Explaining the Roller Coaster
  •     35 Tips & Tricks for Low-Budget Video Production
  •     Increase Stakeholder Engagement & Student Enrollment

3:15-3:30 p.m. – Closing and Enzian Inn Raffle 

See the full agenda at wspra.com/events.

Thank You to our Sponsors

Keynote Sponsor


Districts choose Finalsite for our award-winning, ADA-compliant designs, robust communications software, integrated mobile app, simple website content management tools, and secure hosting. With scalable solutions to meet every district’s unique needs, 24-7 support, in-house accessibility specialists and tactical website deployments, Finalsite is equipped to help districts of all sizes launch and maintain websites that improve school-to-home communications, recruit faculty, and engage key stakeholders. Finalsite is headquartered in Glastonbury, CT, and serves more than 5,000 districts and schools in 84 countries, maintaining a 95% retention rate year over year. For more information, please visit www.finalsite.com

Virtual Hoppy Hour Sponsor


Blackboard is a leading EdTech company, serving higher education, K-12, business and government clients around the world. We connect a deep understanding of education with the power of technology to continuously push the boundaries of learning. Our mission is to advance learning together with the world's education community, so that all learners, educators and institutions can realize their goals today and prepare for tomorrow.

Signature Sponsors



Helping families save! That’s the WA529 mission. With tax benefits, flexible contribution options and nationwide choice of colleges, it’s easy to start saving with a GET or DreamAhead account. 

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Apptegy builds products that empower school leaders to run better schools. We make it easy for administrators and educators to reach parents, students, staff, and your community at large. With our tools you can communicate better and change how the public thinks and feels about your schools.


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Washington School Public Relations Association
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