NAESP’s Advocacy Priorities on Capitol Hill
Secure robust federal funding for programs like Title II, Part A, that support the preparation, training, and support of principals.
Advocate for professional development and mentoring programs that strengthen principals’ knowledge of early childhood education and provide federal funding streams for high-quality early education.
Reauthorize the Higher Education Act to improve principal recruitment, preparation, and retention and include provisions to boost clinical-oriented preparation to help principals better meet the day-to-day challenges in schools.
NAESP Statement on the Introduction of Student Mental Health Services ActRead More
NAESP commends Reps. Abigail Spanberger and Brian Fitzpatrick for the introduction of the Connecting Students to Mental Health Services…
NAESP Statement on President Biden’s FY 2024 Budget RequestRead More
We applaud President Biden’s FY24 budget request for federal education programs that includes substantial increases for Title I, special…
Dan Domenech Receives NAESP Distinguished Service to Education AwardRead More
The executive director of AASA, The School Superintendents Association, retired this month after a 55-year career in education.
Making Strides in Educator Mental Health SupportRead More
A bipartisan bill aims to increase access to mental health resources for education professionals—something NAESP and its members have…
Advancing Digital Equity by Getting Families ConnectedRead More
New federal initiatives identify ways for schools to help tackle the digital divide—a growing equity issue that disproportionately affects…