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by Jill Kurt
Originally posted on Mid-Atlantic District District News April 27, 2017 

PRSA Maryland Chapter Members:  start planning to earn your APR in 2018.

The PRSA Mid-Atlantic District and its members orchestrated the country’s third successful PRSA Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) district boot camp, April 5-8, in Richmond, Virginia.

The boot camp attracted 17 APR candidates. “Our district is the only district in the nation to sponsor an APR boot camp, and now we’ve conducted one three years in a row,“ said Liz Smith, APR, who served as Mid-Atlantic District chair in 2015 and spearheaded the boot camps with the help and support of PRSA National and host chapter Richmond. “If you are considering attending the Mid-Atlantic District’s 2018 Boot Camp, it is not too early to start planning,” Smith said. Read more … 

Dates for the spring 2018 Mid-Atlantic District boot camp and location will be announced by December 2017. The boot camp is open to APR and APR+M candidates located within the district and throughout the nation.

Refer to the outline for the recently completed April 2017 boot camp to understand how a boot camp is organized and how to prepare.

Also, review the important 2017 APR Study Guide for information on the applications process, candidate questionnaire and textbook recommendations.

Have questions? Contact Maryland Chapter APR Chair Jennifer Kellar, APR, at jennifer.kellar@aecom.com.

–Industry News