Meeting/Event Information

2020 APR Boot Camp | Fort Lauderdale, FL

February 26, 2020 8:30 AM to February 28, 2020 11:30 AM

Nova Southeastern University | Writing and Communication Center
3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314

The APR Boot Camp is a three-day intensive course for candidates to prepare for and be Advanced through the Panel Presentation™, and take the computer-based Examination for Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) or Accreditation in Public Relations + Military Communication (APR+M). This course is designed to provide a setting that will meet the needs of busy professionals whose schedules don’t permit extensive preparation time.

Candidate prerequisites:

  • For APR, candidate must be a member of PRSA and/or a Universal Accreditation Board participating organization.
  • For APR+M, candidates must be either (1) military personnel (active or reserve) or DoD civilian employees whose primary responsibilities lie in military communication-related fields or (2) DOD military contractors, who are members of a UAB participating organization and whose primary responsibilities lie in military communication-related fields.
  • Approved APR application (or APR+M application) and the Examination fee of $385 received by PRSA National by the registration deadline.
  • Seminar registration form and applicable registration fee received by the registration deadline (required in advance to clear Prometric authorization).
  • Must have portfolio items assembled but not necessarily finalized.
  • Must bring own laptop.

 

Registration deadline: Jan. 17, 2020

Presenters

Allan Siegel, APR, assistant airport properties manager, Fort Lauderdale International Airport

Photo of Allan Siegel, APRAllan Siegel, M.S., APR, assistant airport properties manager - airlines, Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport, facilitates the Panel Presentation preparation (Day 1).

 

 


Jason S. Kirsch, APR, senior counselor, PRworks

Photo of Jason S. Kirsch, APRJason S. Kirsch, APR, partner and senior counselor, PRWorks, facilitates the computer-based Examination preparation (Days 2 and 3).

 

 


Sean Connolly, APR, senior director, Bravo Group, Inc.

Photo of Sean Connolly, APRSean Patrick Connolly, APR, senior director, Bravo Group, Inc., facilitates the computer-based Examination preparation (Days 2 and 3).

 

 


Schedule

Wednesday, Feb. 26

  • 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. EST

    • Morning workshop spent reviewing KSAs.
    • Portfolio overview.
    • Mock Panel Presentation.
       
  • 12:30–1:30 p.m. EST

    Lunch — attendees on their own.

  • 1:30–5:00 p.m. EST

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

Thursday, Feb. 27

  • 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. EST

    • Attendees should already have been advanced from Panel Presentation.
    • Class for KSAs in preparation for the computer-based Examination.
    • Box lunch included.
       

Friday, Feb. 28

  • 8:30–11:30 a.m. EST

    • Continuation of class for KSAs in preparation for the computer-based Examination.
       
  • 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. EST

    Lunch and travel to Prometric Testing Center — attendees on their own.

  • Computer-based Examination
    Start Time: 1:15 p.m. EST
    (Appointment time is three hours, 45 minutes.)

    Computer-based Examination administration at:
    Prometric Testing Center (0610: Miami - Ft. Lauderdale)
    5555 Anglers Ave, Suite 22-24
    Dania Beach, FL 33004

This course is designed to provide a setting for busy professionals to focus on final preparations. We strongly recommend that candidates complete previous preparations through their local chapter, on their own or by taking the APR Online Course. (This is not a seminar for those beginning their APR journey.)

Register Online

Day 1 Only (either APR or APR+M)
PRSA Members: $80
Nonmembers: $80


Days 2 and 3 Only (either APR or APR+M)
PRSA Members: $370
Nonmembers: $370


Days 1, 2 and 3 (either APR or APR+M)
PRSA Members: $450
Nonmembers: $450


REGISTER AT https://apps.prsa.org/Learning/Calendar/display/5014/APR_Boot_Camp#.XcXnRDNKiUk

 

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