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OHSPRA is dedicated to bringing together talented professionals committed to enhancing the role of public relations in education. By joining OHSPRA, you'll connect with a vibrant network of peers, gain access to exclusive resources, and stay updated with the latest industry trends. Whether you're a seasoned PR expert or just starting your journey in school communications, OHSPRA offers invaluable opportunities for professional growth and collaboration. 

Memberships with two or more people can include superintendents, assistant superintendents, marketing directors, graphic designers, videographers, and writers.  

Please register for your membership level below. To register more than 6 members for your district please email

The OHSPRA membership year is Sept. 1 through Aug. 31. 

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Networking Center
Ask a question!  Get an answer ... or several as we share your question with OHSPRA members from around the state and seek their insight. Join us for our virtual office hours every month. 

Resource Center 
Share and utilize resources in the password-protected, members-only portion of the OHSPRA website. This online database and networking center contains sample crisis communication materials event plans, survey questions, social media strategies, presentations, levy communication pieces and more!  Why reinvent the wheel, when you can use these materials? This interactive tool gives OHSPRA members access to time-saving resources from some of the best in school public relations. 

Professional Development
OHSPRA offers a variety of professional development opportunities designed for the school public relations professional during which colleagues from k-12 public schools, career and technical centers, and private schools engage in educational PR activities.    

Mentor Program
Connect with a network of highly trained, experienced communicators ready to assist members with questions regarding school funding, crisis management, school levy/bond campaigns, social media, and more!  

Membership Questions For any questions related to membership in OHSPRA, please contact Olivia Bronczek-Smith, OHSPRA Director of Membership, by emailing


OHSPRA members are located all around the great state of Ohio. We are a collection of passionate school communicators who are looking to collaborate, network, and build our professional skills. Need something? Chances are you have a membership network right in your backyard. 

Are you a member of NSPRA?

We love our Ohio PR community! Have you ever thought of expanding your reach further than Ohio? Grow your professional community, expand your knowledge, learn best practices and more by joining National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA). Reap the benefits of belonging to OHSPRA and NSPRA! Become a Chapter + National member today!


OHSPRA was also named National School Public Relations Exemplary Chapter in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.


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