Communicator - February 2018

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Learning Beyond the Classroom
Research on what principals need to access and implement quality afterschool and summer learning programs. Read more

Advocacy Update: How the Congressional Budget Deal Impacts Principals
The new budget deal paves the way for federal funding for professional learning and support for teachers and principals. Read more

Principal Evaluation and Effective Dialogue
How to maximize supervisor guidance in coaching-based principal evaluation. Read more

Social-Emotional Learning: The Missing Piece
Help students enhance their skills to achieve school and life success. Read more


Helping Students Think Better
As complexity increases, simple routines can help students develop the habits of mind they need for comprehension and analysis. Read more

The Benefits of Free Playtime on the Playground
How play experiences positively impact students' physical, social-emotional, and sensory development. Read more

Communication Upgrade for Parents
Principals should use email and auto-phone messages to help keep parents in the know. Read more



Email in Schools: The Legal Issues
Use these practical tips to help clarify the dos and don’ts of email messaging. Read more

Wow!Ed Newsletter: STEM Programs
Looking for ways to enhance STEM programs? Consider the latest on Artificial Intelligence, STEM careers, and the excitement of adding astronomy instruction. Read more

Grants, Opportunities, & Free Resources
Learn about upcoming grant deadlines and get information about free resources that can help your school. Read more


NAESP Statement on Shooting at Stoneman High School
The Association calls for strengthened policies and increased funding for school safety and student support services. Read more

Wisdom From the Trenches: Time Tested Skills and Techniques for Principals
Join this webinar geared towards early career principals hosted by veteran colleagues and find answers to your most pressing questions, March 1, 2018 | 3-4pm EST. Read more

President’s Education Awards Program
Honor both student achievement and hard work with the nation's most prestigious award for individual recognition. Read more

Register for National Mentor Training in Tennessee, March 1-2, 2018
Take the time to invest in yourself, your career and the principal profession as a Certified National Principal Mentor.  Read more

Register For NAESP’s 2018 Conference
Join us in Orlando for the 2018 NAESP Pre-K–8 Principals Conference, featuring keynote speakers, Sal Khan, Sean Covey, and Daniel H. Pink.  Read more

Encouraging Parent Involvement—Without Straining the Budget
Join NAESP for the next Webinar Wednesday discussion, featuring Project Appleseed’s Kevin Walker on March 14, 2018 | 3-4pm EST. Read more

Prepare to Vote in Upcoming Election
The 2018 NAESP Vice President Election is open from March 20 to March 30. On March 20, eligible voters will receive an email with a customized link to cast their vote. Read more