Meet the Guest 

Stephanie Pettis, APR, CPRC, the President of the Northwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA), joins Shantelle live on the microphone at FPRA’s Communication Summit to discuss her passion for continuing education. Stephanie is also the Vice President of Planning and Strategy for 25th Hour Communications where she oversees the strategic communications for colleges and universities throughout the country.

Cliff Notes 

A self-described lifelong learner, Stephanie shares her reasoning for acquiring multiple degrees and certifications throughout her career (even when she knew they would not result in a raise or promotion). She explains how continuing education has helped her establish a better understanding of her work, provided her with tools and knowledge to develop confidence and kept her accountable in meeting and exceeding industry standards.

More in this Episode 

Many people do not continue their education simply because they don’t have a budget for it, but Shantelle and Stephanie share many ways you can expand your knowledge in your industry without spending a dime. Listen to our first live podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Soundcloud or Spotify. Please let us know what you think by connecting with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram or emailing us at [email protected].