Ready to take the next step in your public relations career?

The PRSA Mid-Atlantic District is hosting an APR Boot Camp April 10-12 at Harrisburg University in downtown Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Why register for the APR Boot Camp? 

The APR Boot Camp is a three-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, MBA,  2014-2019 PRSA Mid-Atlantic District APR Boot Camp leader,  2015 chair PRSA Mid-Atlantic District chair and PRSA Central PA Chapter president, Integrated Communications Ventures president

Liz facilitates the Readiness Review preparation (Day 1).

Jason S. Kirsch, APR, senior counselor, PRworks, facilitates the computer-based Examination (Days 2 and 3).

Amy Beisel Hill, APR, director of advocacy and public policy, Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, 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 computer based exam at the Prometric Testing Center in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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.

Additional details are available at PRSA Mid-Atlantic District’s website at

Spots are limited to 18 participants, so register soon at

Have questions? Email PRSA Central PA APR Chapter Host for Mid-Atlantic District APR Boot Camp, Amy Hill, APR at or National APR Chair Kathy Mulvihill at