Becky Peeling, APR Chair

APR: Accredited in Public Relations

You Know What it Takes. Now Earn It.

As a skilled public relations professional, you know that your success is dependent on staying relevant, resourceful, and inspired.

The Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) credential certifies your drive, professionalism, and principles, setting you apart from your peers and positioning you as a leader and mentor in the competitive public relations field. Building on the foundation of your educational degree, the APR keeps you current on today’s best practices and applications in the ever-evolving communications world. Invest time now to position yourself for success.

Free Introduction Class

The Palm Beach Chapter invites its members to the FREE introductory session on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida Administrative Headquarters in Lake Worth (Map).

Accredited chapter members will explain the professional benefits of accreditation, how the APR process works, helpful study tips, and preparing for the Presentation Panel.


PRSA National, Sunshine District, and Palm Beach Chapter resources for APR candidates:

  • FREE in-person, four-week study sessions provided by Palm Beach Chapter accredited members
  • When you pass the exam, you will receive $110 rebate from PRSA National
  • PLUS $100 rebate from the Sunshine District



Wednesdays from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Initial introduction class is on Wednesday, May 29.

Class Location

Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida
Administrative Headquarters
6944 Lake Worth Road
Lake Worth, FL 33467 (Map)
Please park in the back of the building.

Class Schedule

The 2019 APR prep class schedule will be posted soon!


For more information, contact:
Becky Peeling, MS, APR
Vice President, Accreditation
561-803-2018 (o) or 561-802-3301 (c)
[email protected]

Earning the APR demonstrates your mastery of today’s strategic communications practice and your commitment to lifelong learning and ethical standards. Attaining this valuable distinction is a personal and professional achievement that can lead you to the next level in your career.

It takes a professional — someone with exceptional experience, broad expertise and strong dedication and values — to thrive at what you do. Profess what you know with the APR. Begin your journey.