Journal of School Public Relations | Rowman & Littlefield

Mission statement:
The Journal of School Public Relations is a quarterly publication providing research, analysis, case studies and descriptions of best practices in the areas of public school and higher education administration, these include:
  • Public relations
  • Educational leadership and administration
  • School and community relations
  • School effectiveness and accountability
  • Human resources management
  • Organizational change/development and learning
  • Educational reform
  • Education finance
Practitioners, policymakers, consultants and professors rely on the Journal for cutting-edge ideas and current knowledge. The journal is well established, providing practitioners, policymakers, consultants and professors with cutting-edge ideas and current knowledge since 1975. Articles are a blend of research and practice addressing contemporary issues, such as managing crisis in schools and on college campuses, examining the role of leadership, leading efforts to improve school community relations, and school improvement.

Published quarterly, annual subscription rates* are as follows:
  • Individual: $60
  • Institution: $99
*Outside the United States, add $25 for postage.

Ways to subscribe:
Call: 800-273-2223

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Editorial Inquiries:
JSPR Editor - Henry Tran, MPA, PHR, SHRM-CP, PhD, University of South Carolina

Subscription inquiries:
ISSN: 0741-3653

Submission & Reviewer Inquiries:
JSPR Editor: Henry Tran, MPA, PHR, SHRM-CP, PhD, University of South Carolina,
  • If the submission is related to the field of K-12, please copy associate editor David Buckman in the email transmission.
  • If the submission is related to the field of higher education, please copy associate editor Doug Smith.
  • If the topic is related to both, copy both associate editors.

Associate Editors:
David Buckman, Kennesaw State University,
Doug Smith, University of South Carolina,

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Become a JSPR Reviewer
The Journal of School Public Relations is seeking reviewers for manuscript submissions. Reviewers are an essential part of the publication process and will gain invaluable experience in publishing. Contact Henry Tran at if you would like to become a reviewer.

Submission guidelines:
Manuscripts for publication consideration should be submitted electronically, via the online submission form.
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