Communicator - August 2019

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  Back-to-School Toolkit  

These resources will help guide your work with students, staff, and families at the start of the year. Find fact sheets to share with staff and families, school-project funding opportunities, professional development ideas, and so much more.

Fund School Projects
Every month, will give two NAESP members a $500 gift card to fund school projects. Read more

Professional Learning Resources
A new school year is a good time to look for ways to improve your practice and your school. Read more

Attendance Counts For Students and Teachers
To improve attendance, it takes a village of students, families, faculty, and administrators. Read more

Student Support
Support students on multiple levels with leadership opportunities and strategies to support their nutritional needs. Read more

What Teachers Want
In a new PDK poll, teachers speak out on pay, funding, and feeling valued. Read more

  Leadership Development  

Leading Learning Communities Launches Sept. 1
The guide outlines a clear vision and practical strategies for effective principal leadership. Read more

Principals Share Stories of Innovation
Want to overcome challenges in your school? You’re not alone. Five principals share what worked for them. Read more

Webinars for Every Stage of the Principal Career
Whether you’re a veteran, an early career, or an aspiring principal, we’ve got a webinar series for you. Read more

Take to Twitter
Our #NAESPchat series kicks off Sept. 24 at 8 p.m. ET, with hosts Andy Jacks and Hamish Brewer. Read more

Make a Difference in Your Profession
NAESP announces open positions on its Board of Directors. Read more

  NAESP News  

Make Memories With Lifetouch
During Lifetouch Memory Mission, volunteers will build a school in the Dominican Republic. Apply to be part of this life-changing trip. Read more

Principal Magazine Earns APEX Award
APEX recognized NAESP for its issue of Principal that focuses on safe and healthy schools. Read more

NAESP and AASA Launch New Academy
The National Aspiring Principals Academy works to fill gaps in preparation for aspiring school principals. Read more

NAESP Transitions to New Zone 5 Director
NAESP board member and director of Zone 5, Bill Jones, has stepped down from his role and has been replaced by David A. Naylor. Read more

NAESP Applauds Supreme Court Decision
A Census undercount would mean a decrease in federal education funding to some communities. NAESP continues to push for an accurate count. Read more

NAEYC Asks for Educator Input
Principals can help by reading the latest Power to the Profession draft and complete a survey. Read more

NAESP Renews Partnership With
Principals can work with their teachers to create projects for new school resources and tap into funding from donors outside their community. Read more

Live Your Best Life
NAESP is offering members a free benefit through SpecialtyCare Connect to help them find the best orthopedic specialist. Read more