Assistant Principals Week

NAESP celebrates National Assistant Principals Week April 9-13, 2018, as we recognize the significant role APs play in the overall academic achievement of students, nationwide. In collaboration with the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the American Federation of School Administrators, we will honor the impact assistant principals have on the success of schools around the country.

Click on the tabs below to find out how to celebrate National Assistant Principals Week.

Webinars

This year for Assistant Principals Week, NAESP is featuring a webinar on the important role assistants principals play in supporting principals and students. This fast-paced multi-tasking position requires impeccable interaction with other educators, students, parents, and stakeholders. Join this virtual experience and refine your leadership skills to better serve in the AP position.

Register now for the "Assistant Principals: Creating Connections for Leadership and Learning" webinar on Thursday, April 12, 2018,  3 – 4pm EDT.

NAESP is also hosting a webinar focused on aspiring principals, "So You Want to Become a School Administrator? LET'S TALK!" on Thursday, May 31, 2018,  3 – 4pm EDT.

Resources

Use these resources during National Assistant Principals Week (and all year round) to help encourage, inspire, and recognize assistant principals who do amazing work:

Social Media During #APWeek18

Twitter Chat

Join other APs in a Twitter conversation using #APchat on Sunday, April 8 at 8:00 p.m. (ET), to discuss connected leaders, working and learning together.

Sample Social Media Posts

Use these sample social media posts and share #APWeek18 with your friends and colleagues:

Twitter:

  • National Assistant Principals Week is April 9-13, 2018! Recognize your favorite assistant principals for their contributions to your schools success during #APWeek18 and all year round. https://bit.ly/2H0icHe #NAESP #APWeek18
  • Celebrate assistant principals for all the work they do during National Assistant Principals Week! Honor your favorite assistant principal(s) by using @NAESP resources, social media graphics & spotlight video to show how much you appreciate them! https://bit.ly/2H0icHe #APWeek18
  • It’s National Assistant Principals Week! Use @NAESP AP Resource Center to give the gift that keeps giving = PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT! Show your favorite AP some love during #APWeek18 https://bit.ly/2H0icHe
  • Join @NAESP @NASSP & @AFSAUnion as they honor assistant principals this week during #APWeek18 Find resources on how your school can celebrate your favorite assistant principal for all their hard work here: https://bit.ly/2H0icHe

Facebook:

  • Celebrate assistant principals for all the work they do during National Assistant Principals Week! Honor your favorite assistant principal(s) by using @NAESP resources, social media graphics, and spotlight video to show how much you appreciate them! #APWeek18 More: https://bit.ly/2H0icHe
  • National Assistant Principals Week is April 9-13, 2018! Recognize your favorite assistant principals for their contributions to your schools success during #APWeek18 and all year round. Use @NAESP resources, social media graphics & spotlight videos to help celebrate! #NAESP #APWeek18 More: https://bit.ly/2H0icHe

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National Outstanding Assistant Principals


The National Association of Elementary School Principals is committed to preparing assistant principals to step into the principal role. NAESP honors stellar assistant principals through its National Outstanding Assistant Principals Award Program.

2017 – 2018 Winners

Click on the names below to read their best practices.


Laura Tate
Edgewood Elementary School
Homewood, Alabama
 


Mark Rash
Angie Grant Elementary School
Benton, Arkansas
 


Bill Hesford
Bayfield Elementary School
Bayfield, Colorado
 


Joseph Macrino
Lewin G. Joel Jr. Elementary School
Clinton, Connecticut
 


Equetta Jones
Highlands Elementary School
Wilmington, Delaware
 


Robin Neal
Johns Creek Elementary School
Suwanee, Georgia
 


Dr. Jeff Kelly
Upson-Lee Middle School
Thomaston, Georgia
 


Cecile LaMar
Makaha Elementary School
Waianae, Hawaii
 


Melissa Freistat
Pocomoke Elementary School
Pokomoke, Maryland
 


Elise DuBois
Palmer River Elementary School
REhoboth, Massachusetts
 


Tracy L. Sexton-Oliver
Bluff View Elementary School
Lake City, Minnesota
 


Rigel Painter
Hollingsworth STEAM Academy
Las Vegas, Nevada
 


Jerrod D. Roberts
A.D. Olver Middle School
Brockport, New York
 


Brian K. Lyons
Wilson Elementary School
Cincinnati, Ohio
 


Stephanie D. Farmer
Tinicum School
Essington, Pennsylvania
 

Shelly Archuleta Smith
Andrew Jackson Elementary School
Old Hickory, Tennessee


Jessica Melendez-Carrillo
Congressman Silvestre & Carolina Reyes School
El Paso, Texas
 

 


Kaitlyn M. Engelmeier-Foor
Mary G. Porter Traditional School
Woodbridge, Virginia
 


Janel O. Scurlock
Pinedale Elementary School
Pinedale, Wyoming
 

 

Past Winners:

Video Spotlight Your Favorite AP

NAESP would like to hear from you! Use your smartphone and record a 30 second to 1 minute video, telling us how much you appreciate the vital role your favorite assistant principal plays at your school! Upload the final video to Twitter and remember to use the hashtag #APWeek18 and tag us @NAESP.

  • Step 1: Grab your smartphone.
  • Step 2: Record a 30 second to 1 minute video telling NAESP how much you appreciate your favorite assistant principal(s)
  • Step 3: Upload to Twitter using the hashtag #APWeek18 and tag @NAESP!