Professional Development

NAGC offers a range of opportunities for members to develop professionally and advance their careers.

  • Online education is available through an accredited education institution for those professionals interested in a more rigorous professional development opportunity.
  • NAGC produces live, one-hour webinars each month on government communication topics ranging from Creating a Visual Engagement Strategy in a Government Organization to Know your Audience Better than They Know Themselves. Expertise levels range from beginner to advanced. Sessions are recorded and available on demand to members. Click here to access the recordings!
  • Access to the Public Relations Society of America’s Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) designation is available exclusively to members of organizations that belong to the Universal Accreditation Board – NAGC is one of those nine members.
  • Leadership development – NAGC offers opportunities for government communications personnel to chair committees, serve on the board of directors, judge programs and products by peers, and more.