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PenSPRA Central/East

About PenSPRA Central/East

PenSPRA East/Central has approximately 86 members from organizations that fall within the region of IU's #9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29.

Regional workshops are scheduled 3 times a year. 

2021-22 PenSPRA Central/East Workshops

Join us for 2022 East/Central Workshop on Thursday, May 19! 

This workshop is a great opportunity for school communication professionals to gather with colleagues and learn more about incorporating Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) into their school district and improve communication with Non-English-speaking families. The workshop will also include roundtable discussions about PR topics and common communications issues. 

Workshop Speakers and Topics:

Communications and DEI Working Together to Ensure Inclusive School Environments
Presented by: Jennifer Shealy and Justin Brown, Downingtown Area School District

Creating An Inclusive and Responsive School Community  

Presented by: Keziah La Torre and Kristen Rawlings, Wissahickon School District

Effective Strategies & Tools for Effective Multilingual Communication

Presented by: Melissa Reese and Karim Brown, Allentown School District

We look forward to seeing everyone, as follows:

Meeting Time: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Meeting Location: Wissahickon School District Administration Building (601 Knight Road, Ambler, PA)
Happy Hour: 4:15 to 6:00 p.m. (Springhouse Tavern, 1032 N Bethlehem Pike, Ambler, PA)

Please feel free to invite your district's DEI directors!

For More Information, Contact: 

Gregory Hayes

Digital Media & Communications Specialist

Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit

90 Lawton Lane

Milton, PA 17847


Chris Rosenblum

Director of Communications

State College Area School District

240 Villa Crest Drive

State College, PA 16801

Ph: 814-272-8699


Kristen Rawlings

Coordinator of School and Community Information

Wissahickon School District

601 Knight Rd.

Ambler, PA 19002



c/o Chester County Intermediate Unit

Downingtown, PA 19335

Phone: 484-237-5731

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