Harrisburg University
Harrisburg, PA.


Registration for the PRSA Mid-Atantic District Boot Camp is sold out. If you want to be put on the waiting list, in case there are cancellations, please contact Kathy Mulvihill at PRSA National.

The PRSA Mid-Atlantic District is hosting the country’s fourth-ever District APR Boot Camp April 4 – 6, 2018 at Harrisburg University in Harrisburg, Pa. and our Central PA Chapter is serving as the host chapter! This is a great opportunity to earn your APR.

Click here for information: PRSA Mid-Atlantic District APR Boot Camp Details

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,  2015 chair, PRSA Mid-Atlantic District, 2015 to 2018 district boot camp leader, and president, Integrated Communications Ventures

Liz facilitates the Readiness Review preparation (Day 1).

Jason S. Kirsch, APR, senior counselor, PRworks 

Jason facilitates the computer-based Examination preparation (Days 2 and 3).

Amy Beisel Hill, APR, communications director, Pennsylvania Catholic Conference (PCC) and Central PA boot camp host

Amy facilitates the computer-based Examination preparation (Days 2 and 3).


  • 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 test at the Prometric Center in Harrisburg, Pa.
  • 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.

Have questions? Email PRSA Central PA Chapter Host abhill@pacatholic.org  or the PRSA National APR Chair Kathy Mulvihill