APR Boot Camp

Details for April 4–6, 2018

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Registration Deadline: March 2, 2018

Presenters

Elizabeth M. Smith, MBA, APR

Photo of Elizabeth M. Smith, MBA, APR 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

Photo of Jason S. Kirsch, APR Jason S. Kirsch, APR, adjunct professor, York College of Pennsylvania, facilitates the computer-based Examination preparation (Days 2 and 3).


Amy Beisel Hill, APR

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



Schedule

Wednesday, April 4

  • 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. EDT

    • Morning workshop spent reviewing KSAs.
    • Portfolio overview.
    • Mock Panel Presentation.
  • 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.
    • Panel Presentations will take place as scheduled.

Thursday, April 5

  • 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. EDT

    Attendees should already have been advanced from Panel Presentation.

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

    Box lunch included.

Friday, April 6

  • 8:30 a.m.–Noon EDT

    • Continuation of class for KSAs in preparation for the computer-based Examination.
  • Noon–1 p.m. EDT

    Lunch — attendees on their own.

  • Computer-based Examination
    Start Time: 1 p.m. EDT

    (Appointment time is three hours, 45 minutes.)

    Computer-based Examination administration at:

    Prometric Testing Center
    1100 N. Mountain Rd.
    Harrisburg, PA 17112

Need a Hotel?

We have a room block for the Crowne Plaza, 23 South 2nd St., Harrisburg, PA, 17101, for April 3–6 with a nightly rate of $119, plus taxes. It is a good idea to arrive by the night of April 3 because the program begins on April 4 at 8:30 a.m. The cutoff date for the room block is March 27.

There is a parking rate at the hotel of $20 per night, and the APR Boot Camp site is within walking distance.

Taxis and Uber are recommended for out-of-town attendees coming from the airport.

Please call the hotel directly at (717) 234-5021 and ask for the PRSA room block when making your reservation.

Venue

Harrisburg University
326 Market St
Harrisburg, Pa. 17101