The Value of APR Accreditation

Have you thought about earning Accreditation in Public Relations (APR)?  Would you like to add another credential to your resume to set you apart in the job market?   Not sure what’s involved or where to start?  Afraid of taking an exam?  Don’t think you have the time?  Need to talk to someone who has recently gone through the process to get the real story?

Join PRSA Capital Region on Tuesday, April 12 at 8:00 a.m. for an informative program on the value and process for earning APR.  We’ll cover the tools available to assist you and give you lots of tips on taking the exam from the Chapter’s two newly accredited members and accreditation chair.  Our panelists include:

 

            Mark LaVigne, APR

            Deputy Director, New York State Association of Counties

 

            Jawanza Ali Keita, APR

            Manager of Public Affairs, State Farm Insurance Cos.

 

            Mary Bray Gallagher, APR

            Principal, Calliope Communications

            Accreditation Chair, Capital Region PRSA

 

Program:

Date:  Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Location:  Panera, 65 Wolf Road, Albany

Cost:  $10 PRSA members/$15 nonmembers – always welcome!

Panel Discussion:  8:00-9:00 a.m.

RSVP by Friday, April 8 at 5:00 p.m. Register here.

The reservation policy is that all no-shows will be billed.  For attendees who have pre-paid and pre-registered, refunds will only be made to those who cancel their reservation in writing via email 48 hours prior to the event.

For more information about earning accreditation or this program, contact Mary Bray Gallagher, APR at calliopecommunications@wildblue.net.

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