APR Boot Camp

Details for April 5–8, 2017

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Registration Deadline: March 3, 2017

Presenters

Liz Smith, APR, MBA, 2015 chair, PRSA Mid-Atlantic District and president, Integrated Communications Ventures

Photo of Liz Smith, APR, MBA Elizabeth M. Smith, MBA, APR, 2015 chair of PRSA Mid-Atlantic District; president of Integrated Communications Ventures facilitates the Readiness Review preparation (Day 1).


Jason S. Kirsch, APR, senior director, communications and brand engagement, Capital BlueCross

Photo of Jason S. Kirsch, APR Jason S. Kirsch, APR, senior director, communications and brand, for Capital BlueCross, facilitates the computer-based Examination preparation (Days 2 and 3).


Amy Beisel Hill, APR, communications director, Pennsylvania Catholic Conference (PCC)

Photo of Amy Beisel Hill, APR Amy Beisel Hill, APR, director of communications for Pennsylvania Catholic Conference, facilitates the computer-based Examination preparation (Days 2 and 3).



Schedule

Wednesday, April 5

  • 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. EDT

    • Morning workshop spent reviewing KSAs.
    • Portfolio overview.
    • Mock Readiness Review.
  • 12:30–1:30 p.m. EDT

    Lunch — attendees on their own.

  • 1:30–5 p.m. EDT

    • Preparation time for those attendees putting finishing touches on assembling their portfolios.
    • Readiness Reviews will take place as scheduled.

Thursday, April 6

  • 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. EDT

    Attendees should already have been advanced from Readiness Review.

    • Class for KSAs in preparation for the computer-based Examination.

    Box lunch included.

Friday, April 7

  • 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. EDT

    • Continuation of class for KSAs in preparation for the computer-based Examination.
  • 12:30–2 p.m. EDT

    Lunch — attendees on their own.

  • 2–5 p.m. EDT

    • Peer study time.

Saturday, April 8

  • Start Time: 9 a.m. EDT

    (Appointment time is three hours, 45 minutes.)

    Computer-based Examination administration at:

    Prometric Testing Center
    11547 Nuckols Road, Suite B
    Glen Allen, VA 23059

Hotel

The PRSA Richmond Chapter has a room block at the Embassy Suites Richmond for April 4-8, with a nightly rate of $125 for a king suite and $145 for a double suite. The cutoff date for the room block is March 23. The hotel will provide a shuttle to the boot camp site.

Please call the hotel directly at (804) 672-8585 or its central reservation line at (888) 409-5345 and ask for the Mid-Atlantic APR Boot Camp block when making your reservations. Reservations may also be made online with Group Code: PRS

Venue

Jefferson Lakeside Country Club
1700 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, Va. 23228