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PRSA Mid-Atlantic District APR Boot Camp

April 05, 2017
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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Jefferson Lakeside Country Club
1700 Lakeside Ave.
Richmond, VA 23228

Ready to take the next step in your public relations career?
The PRSA Mid-Atlantic District is hosting an APR Boot Camp April 5-8 at the Jefferson Lakeside Country Club in Richmond, Va.! 

How to register:
Visit the PRSA National website to register by March 3, 2017.

Why register for the APR Boot Camp? 
The APR Boot Camp is a four-day intensive course for candidates to prepare and advance through the Readiness Review™ 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.

The Presenters:
Liz Smith, APR, M.B.A., 2015 chair, PRSA Mid-Atlantic District and president, PRSA Central PA Chapter and president, Integrated Communications Ventures 
Liz facilitates the Readiness Review preparation (Day 1).

Jason S. Kirsch, APR, senior director, communications and brand engagement, Capital BlueCross 
Jason facilitates the computer-based Examination preparation (Days 2 and 3).

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

What will the APR Boot Camp cover?  

  • Day one: Readiness review preparation in the morning, followed by a readiness review panel in the afternoon
  • Day two: Full day preparation for computer-based examination
  • Day three: Morning preparation session for computer-based examination, afternoon peer study time
  • Day four: Computer-based exam at the Prometric Testing Center in Glen Allen, Va.

Please note: There is an additional $385 fee to take the APR exam; however, those fees are at least partially reimbursed by PRSA National, pending successful completion of the exam.

Find additional details at and Spots are limited to 18 participants, so register soon at

Have questions? Email PRSA Richmond APR Chair Lindsay Grant, APR at or the PRSA National APR Chair Kathy Mulvihill at   

Want to learn more about the PRSA Philadelphia Accreditation committee? Visit the PRSA Philadelphia committee website.