Communicator - June 2020

Talking About Race

Trauma of Inequality and Discrimination on Children
Violence against African Americans and uprisings are grief triggers. Read more

7 Ways to Lead Equity in Schools
With these tips, leaders in education can help bring about real change in their schools. Read more

Webinar: A K-8 Discussion on Race and Equity
Watch this webinar for tips on what to say to students about race and society. Read more

4 Resources for Talking to Kids About Race
Talking about race with children isn’t easy but these resources can give families a starting off point. Read more

Reading About Race
Adults and children alike can use literature to understand race and nurture a positive sense of self. Read more

Summer Learning

4 Ways to Make Voluntary Summer Programs Effective
Build a high-quality learning program to reduce the summer learning slump. Read more

Summer Learning Toolkit
After months of virtual learning, there’s no doubt summer learning will look a little different, too. Read more

Working Together to Safely Reopen Our Schools
Opening schools will require trade-offs and sacrifices, creativity and innovation, and most of all, cooperation and partnership. Read more


ASCA School of Excellence Award Winners
Congratulations to the school councils recognized with the School of Excellence Award for their efforts over the 2019-2020 school year. Read more

NAESP Creates National Task Force on Race and Equity
Principals can play a central role in leading efforts to improve racial inequities. Read more

Statement on Police Violence against African Americans
Principals must navigate equity, trauma, grief, and social-emotional learning. Read more

Improve Your Principal Practice
Apply for the National Aspiring Principals Academy to take your leadership to the next level. Read more

Congress Must Clarify Intent on Equitable Services
The U.S. Department of Education must clarify guidance that creates confusion and delays getting schools critical funding. Read more

Coronavirus Resources, Guidance, and Advocacy
With no existing “playbook” for leading virtual learning, NAESP members stepped up to lead the charge. Read more

Presidential Road Trip
NAESP President Dave Wick tours Texas to discuss education with school leaders. Read more

NAESP at Your Fingertips
The NAESP app has resources like our “Big Ideas” issue of Principal magazine and webinars on leading virtual learning communities. Read more

Smile: Your Purchase Supports Educators
Through AmazonSmile, your purchase can help the NAESP Foundation support education initiatives. Read more