List of Benefits

INSPRA supports school communicators with professional development opportunities, guidance on challenges affecting schools each day, and information related to national and local education trends. As the only professional organization in the state dedicated specifically to helping school districts strengthen public support for education, INSPRA is part of the National School Public Relations Association
We invite you to become a member of INSPRA! Annual membership is from July 1 to June 30 So regardless of where you are in your PR career, you will reap the benefits of joining INSPRA today!


When you join online, you may pay by credit card or generate an invoice that you can submit to your organization for payment. 

Benefits for all INSPRA members include:

  • Participation in an award-winning professional organization that provides public relations training, counseling, information and inspiration;
  • The “Member Needs Help” program, a benefit that allows any INSPRA member to seek advice and examples from members across the state, and ensures that all members can benefit from the answers through the Member Needs Help online forum;
  • The opportunity to register for “Tips & Tactics”, our Friday morning workshops (six per year) featuring opportunities to discuss hot topics with other professional school communicators, plus expert speakers with practical strategies for areas such as media relations, social media, community outreach, crisis communications, publication design, strategic planning, staff and labor issues, referenda, business partnerships, balancing the demands of the job, and more;
  • Networking with top school PR professionals, including the opportunity for professionals relatively new to school PR to be mentored by a more veteran professional;
  • Contact information for INSPRA members throughout the state;
  • Proactive insight into emerging education issues and trends;
  • Expert feedback and special recognition for education publications and programs through our annual Communications Contest and Golden Achievement Awards;
  • Opportunities to provide state-level special recognition of staff, board, and community members who go the support public relations and communications in your district, through the annual Distinguished Service Awards;
  • Opportunities to connect with the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) for insight into national trends and issues.