Communicator - December 2020

From Your Peers

Fresh From the Field: Wellness Goals For 2021
As we go into the New Year, how are you going to foster wellness for yourself? Here’s what your principal peers are saying. Read more

Middle-Level Leadership Matters: Relationships Are Greater Than COVID-19
These best practices and resources help middle-level principals overcome common challenges. Read more 

Trials of a First-Year Principal: Student Connection
Connecting with students is foundational to building a school culture where every student can learn. Read more

Principal Professional Learning: Current Status and Future Needs
In this podcast, NAESP and Learning Policy Institute discuss findings from a joint report that asked principals about their access to professional learning. Read more



School Support

Using Physical Activity to Boost Learning
Try these tips to help students bolster their physical activity during remote learning. Read more 

Healthy School Buildings
In this webinar, experts explain how focusing on clean air and 3-foot distancing can help keep students safe in schools during COVID-19. Read more

APs Rising: Literacy Instruction in a Pandemic
This short video highlights five key insights to help assistant principals guide literacy instruction with greater success. Read more

7 Tips to RESTORE the Hearts and Minds of Students 
Learn how principals and teachers can better support students struggling with crisis in their lives. Read more


Happy Holidays
From the NAESP family to yours, have a wonderful holiday season and a happy, healthy new year. Read more

Input Welcome: NAESP Platform and Resolutions
Help us ensure our platform and resolutions accurately reflect your profession. Read more

Advocacy Survey: Schools and COVID-19
At the midyear check point, NAESP wants to know how you are keeping students and staff during COVID-19. Read more

Meet Us in Chicago
Registration for the 2021 NAESP Pre-K–8 Principals Conference is open. Read more

NAESP Vice President Candidates Named
Your vote as an NAESP member will determine the association’s next vice president. Read more

Resolve to Be a Mentor
Strengthen your career and the profession by mentoring up-and-coming principals. Read more