Leading Dynamic Learning Communities

NAESP is a professional organization serving elementary and middle-level principals who represent 35 million children in pre-K through grade 8.

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Announcing Conference Keynote Speaker Inky Johnson

At the 2022 Pre-K–8 Principals Conference in Louisville, Inky Johnson, former collegiate football player injured on the field, will inspire you to embrace adversity and live life with a greater purpose.

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NAESP offers a variety of ways for you to engage with school leaders.


Enhance your leadership skills and share expertise with peers.

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NAESP has affiliate organizations in all 50 states.

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Grants for school projects with funding from NAESP’s partners

NAESP Pre-K–8 Principals Conference Early Bird Deadline Is Feb. 17.Register Now