Speaking

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

– NSPRA 2012 participant

Chris Horan speaking

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Chris Horan delivers highly 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.

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

“Strategic Communication for Superintendents”
SUPES Academy / American Association of School Administrators (AASA): Atlanta | Chicago | Dallas | Los Angeles | Philadelphia | San Diego (2012-2014)

“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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“Communications: What to Do When Something Really Bad Happens”
Joint Conference: Massachusetts Association of School Committees (MASC) / Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (MASS)
Hyannis, MA | November 2011 and 2012

“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.