- Leadership and governance
Rich Bagin has been leading the National School Public Relations Association as its executive director since 1992. He offers more than 30 years of experience in school and private-sector public relations. Bagin started his career as a secondary school English teacher in Pennsylvania. He previously served as a senior vice president with two marketing communication agencies and is accredited by the Universal Accreditation Board. Bagin is the author of more than five books on all areas of public relations and has presented numerous times at national conventions and workshops for all the major education leadership organizations. Bagin is also chair of the Educational Research Service Board of Directors and a board member of the Learning First Alliance.