PCPA offers a number of professional development opportunities to staff of our member companies.
Learning Resources Newsletter
Includes links to recent articles, infographics, webinars, podcasts, books, and more related to topics on a wide range of subjects from trends in publishing, economic trends, marketing, production and manufacturing, digital delivery of content, trends in religion, and more.
Offered for free to members every month except April, when we host our annual conference. These one-hour virtual events invite PCPA members to hear from experts on a wide variety of topics that can help you in your work. Sometimes the speakers come from among our Adjunct Member companies, sometimes from our Publishing Member companies and sometimes from outside experts. Learn more here.
Third Thursday webinars are generally recorded and may be seen on the PCPA Vimeo channel.
PCPA Annual Conference:
A highlight for members each spring (usually April) is our PCPA Annual Conference. You will learn from dynamic keynote speakers, expert workshop leaders and one another via our popular Peer Groups. Information will be shared via our weekly newsletter as it becomes available. If you are a member and aren't receiving our eNewsletter, please complete this brief sign up form.
More information about our next Annual Conferenc is available on our Events page.
The Board of Directors/Heads of Houses meet twice per year, plus engage in networking throughout the year.
At our in-person/hybrid meetings, they enjoy sharing updates with one another, learning from one another’s successes and disappointments, offer advice to one another and generally enjoy fellowship in the meeting as well as over meals.
Sometimes we invite a speaker on a topic of general interest. Other times, it is just the Heads of Houses themselves. More information is available on our Events page.
PCPA Partner Discount Offers
PCPA Adjunct Members can enhance their relationships with PCPA Publishing Company Members by becoming PCPA Partners. These companies provide discounts to members on specific goods and services they offer. Click below to learn more about current PCPA Partners and their discount offers:
PCPA Peer Groups
Peer groups provide a wide range of opportunities for members including:
PCPA Job Postings
PCPA member companies may have their company's open positions listed on our PCPA website job postings page, in our every-other-week eNews and on our PCPA Facebook page. This service is free for all PCPA members.
Non-members who are searching for jobs for faith-based, not-for-profit and/or publishing roles may also use our job postings offerings. These include postings for on our website job postings page, in the PCPA every-other-week eNewsletter and on our PCPA Facebook and LinkedIn pages (subject to review and approval of the job posting). The price for non-members for $150 per week with a four-week minimum Please note that the PCPA eNewsletter is sent out every other Thursday so postings must be received by noon Pacific time on Tuesday to appear in that week's eNews.
Members: Just send the job title and a link to your job posting to PCPA Executive Director Beth Lewis.
Non-Members: Please contact PCPA Executive Director Beth Lewis for advertising specs and more information.
PCPA has an active Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) task force. We would welcome participation from any of our members: Publishing, Adjunct, Freelance or Individuals. Please contact Executive Director Beth Lewis for more information and to share your gifts with this group of dedicated leaders.
During our PCPA 2023 Annual Conference, our opening keynote speaker, Carrie Bloxson, Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer, for Hachette Book Group offered to share some resources on implementation of robust DEI initiatives within our member companies. Here are links to three items she shared with us after the conference. Please note the names and contact information for the various organizations on each of these PDF's.