NESPRA 2022 Spring Conference

Monday, May 16, 2022 in Lexington, Massachusetts

Photos from the first-ever NESPRA Conference on May 16, 2022, at Minuteman Regional Vocational Technical High School in Lexington, MA (Photos by Patti Renaud)

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NESPRA is excited to offer a full day of professional learning and networking for school communicators across New England. The conference will be held on Monday, May 16 from 8:00 am - 3:30 pm at the beautiful and new conference facility on the Minuteman Regional Vocational Technical High School campus in Lexington, MA. (The address is 758 Marrett Road (Rt. 2A), Lexington.) In addition to breakout group opportunities and dedicated time to socialize with your regional colleagues, we have a phenomenal lineup of presenters who are so excited to share their expertise with our chapter. 



Barbara Hunter, APR

NSPRA Executive Director

Leadership Lessons from the Frontlines of School Communications

Experience is the best teacher ... unless you have a teacher who can share theirs! In this session, you'll hear leadership lessons that have been collected over the last 30 years during the best and worst of times in school communications. You'll be able to use these lessons to reflect on and guide your own leadership journey.


Andrea Gribble

Founder of #SocialSchool4EDU

5 Keys to Social Media Success

While navigating the negativity can drain your energy, there is still so much to celebrate. Grab a pep talk from School PR’s biggest cheerleader, Andrea Gribble. She’ll break down five proven strategies for social media success including how to plan content, how to build an army of storytellers, ways to boost engagement, and the lastest social trends to help you thrive.


Tina Philibotte

Chief Equity Officer at Manchester Schools

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Language Setting Understanding Intent vs. Impact

Language matters and this session will engage in a foundational conversation around equitable and inclusive language, why it matters, and explore community building strategies to nurture culturally sustaining practices. 


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We have a room block reserved at Aloft Hotel, across the street from the conference location. Book using this link for a guaranteed price of $139 per night. 

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Whether you live locally or are staying at the hotel, join us at Revolution Hall on Sunday evening for a chance to hang out with your fellow NESPRA members.


In addition to the three primary presentations, there will also be several breakout sessions and the opportunity to engage in casual conversation with other attendees. Breakfast and lunch are included. The all-inclusive cost to attend the NESPRA conference is $65. Payment is available through PO/invoice or credit card

If cost is a significant barrier to your district that would prohibit you from attending, please reach out to to discuss options


Registration for this event closed on on April 14, 2022

If you are interested in attending, please contact as soon as possible to see if there is room to accommodate additional participants.