"Alabama School Communicators Association"
Alabama School Communicators Association Annual Conference February 2 & 3, 2005 The Legends Resort and Conference Center Prattville, Alabama Wednesday, February 2 Keynote Session Session for Superintendents 1:30 – 3:00 Managing Your Reputation in Challenging Times: Superintendent, Board, and Public Relations Officer Working Together….Jim Dunn, National School Public Relations Association President; Superintendent Scott Taveau; and School Board Members Sallie Hobbs and Gary Barnes (Liberty Schools, Missouri) Choice of 3 Breakout Sessions (for ASCA members and other attendees while superintendents are in Keynote session) 1:30-3:00 1. Tips for Dealing With the Media and Roundtable Discussion with Local Media Representatives….Tom Salter (Alabama Association of School Boards) & Cindy Warner (Shelby County Schools) 2. Communication Issues & Opportunities with No Child Left Behind, Adequate Yearly Progress, and other accountability measures…Jennifer Pyron, Communications Director, A+ Education Foundation 3. Local School Public Relations Opportunities: Crises, Credibility, and Competence…Pat Morrow (Hoover City Schools) & David Stiles (Mountain Brook Schools) 3:00 – 3:30 Break Keynote Session 3:30 – 5:00 Jim Dunn session repeat for everyone 5:30 – 6:30 Reception and Cash Bar Dinner on your own Thursday, February 3 Keynote Session 8:00 – 11:15 Create School Security in Today’s Uncertain World…..Ken Trump, President, National School Safety and Security Services 11:30 – 1:00 Awards Luncheon and Keynote Presentation: Parents are from Mercury and Principals are from Pluto….Tim Hensley, Southeastern Regional Vice- President of the National School Public Relations Association Keynote Session 1:15 - 2:15 How We Passed the Largest Tax Levy Ever….Riki Jackson, Director of Community Relations, DeSoto County, Mississippi 2:15 – 2:30 Break Choice of 3 Breakout Sessions 2:30 – 4:00 Repeat of all 3 Breakout Sessions from Wednesday Alabama School Communicators Association Annual Conference Registration Information February 2 and 3, 2005 The Legends Golf and Conference Resort Name: ____________________________ Title: ___________________________ School/School System/Organization: ________________________________ Mailing Address: ___________________________________________________ City/State/Zip: _____________________________________________________ Phone: ____________________ Email: _______________________________ Please check one: Regular Conference Registration: $150 _____ Early Bird Discount for Paid Members of ASCA: $120 _____ (Registration must be received by December 10) Please indicate your plans to attend by circling the correct response: Yes No Wednesday Reception (Feb. 2, 5:30 – 6:30) Yes No Thursday Awards Lunch & Keynote Session (Feb. 3, 11:30 – 1:00) Hotel Information: Hotel accommodations will be handled through the Legends Conference and Golf Resort. The rate for conference attendees is $109 per night (plus state and local tax). To reserve a room please contact the Legends at 1-888-250-3767. Be sure to mention the ASCA discount price. MAIL COMPLETED REGISTRATION FORM AND CHECK TO: Mike Hathorne, Director of Support Services Homewood Board of Education 7 Hollywood Blvd. Homewood, Alabama 35209 Phone: 205-870-4203