Speaking

“Best session I have ever attended at a conference. I’m seeing the results already!”

— NSPRA participant

Chris Horan speaking

Chris Horan delivers interactive workshops, trainings, speeches, and presentations about a broad range of topics related to strategic communication and public engagement in the education, non-profit and public sectors.

Deepen your team’s knowledge in messaging, community engagement, media relations, social media, crisis communication, and more.

Speaking engagements before local, state, and national audiences have included the following:

“Strategic Communication for Superintendents”
National Superintendents Academy / American Association of School Administrators (AASA): Atlanta | Chicago | Dallas | Los Angeles | Philadelphia | Phoenix | San Diego | San Francisco (2012-present)

“Media Relations Strategies for Superintendents and School Boards”
Joint Conference: Massachusetts Association of School Committees (MASC) / Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (MASS)
Hyannis, MA | November 2011 – 2015

“Communications and Political Advocacy”
Massachusetts Association of School Committees
Sturbridge, MA | April 2014

“The School Board’s Role in Telling the District’s Story”
Massachusetts Association of School Committees
Framingham, MA | October 2013

“Seize the Day: Strategies to Generate Press and Boost Staff Morale”
National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) National Seminar
Chicago, IL | July 2012
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“Communicating Before (and Through) a Crisis: 10 Tips for School District Leaders”
Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (MASS) Spring Meeting
Marlborough, MA | May 2010

“Now That’s a Great School: Effective marketing and communication to build community support for your school”
Boston Public Schools (BPS) Instructional Leadership Institute
Boston, MA | June 2009

“Marketing Your School System for Family and Community Partnerships”
Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) Issues Seminar
Miami, FL | June 2008

“Bridging the School / Central Office Divide: How to strengthen relationships between principals and the district communications office”
Council of the Great City Schools (CGCS) Public Relations Executives Meeting
Phoenix, AZ | July 2007

“Strategic Communications: Case Study on Boston Public Schools”
District Management Council (DMC) Superintendents’ Strategy Summit
Miami, FL | January 2007

“Communicating Change: Boston’s citywide campaign to help families understand a new school choice process”
National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) National Seminar
Chicago, IL | July 2006

“Improving Student Achievement through Labor-Management Partnerships”
National School Boards Association (NSBA) Annual Conference
San Francisco, CA | April 1999

 

To schedule a speaking engagement, contact us.