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Power Hour: Navigating the Legal Complexities that Impact School Communications

May 13, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


NSPRA’s PR Power Hours offer an economical and convenient way to continue your professional development. These programs provide you with a conversational and interactive forum for learning best practices from top experts in school communication.


The legal landscape impacting school districts can change quickly and situations with legal implications can appear when we least expect them. Navigating the complicated maze of federal and state laws related to student privacy, personnel issues, social media, and First Amendment rights requires well-planned and vetted communication strategies. Learn to recognize legal caution flags and how to work with legal counsel to craft effective messages that meet stakeholders’ needs and keep you and your district out of trouble. You’ll also hear tips on how to stay informed about legal developments that impact your school district.

Panelists: Francisco Negrón, Jr., associate executive director and general counsel, National School Boards Association, Alexandria, Va., and Barbara M. Hunter, APR, president, Hunter Communications, Alexandria, Va.

Moderator: Karen Kleinz, APR, associate director, NSPRA

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May 13, 2016
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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