Communicator - March 2020

COVID-19 Resources

Resource Hub
NAESP has combed through guidance for schools amid the coronavirus pandemic and broken it down into easy-to-understand, shareable resources. Read more

Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication
Messages during a crisis should be timely, accurate, respectful, and empathetic. Read more

NAESP Forms Principal-Led Coronavirus Taskforce
The group will advise NAESP on the state of affairs in school communities, reveal schools’ common challenges, and support a peer-to-peer network for school leaders. Read more

How to Talk to Kids About Coronavirus
Use these tips when talking to children about COVID-19. Pass along this information to families, too. Read more

School Meals Champions
No Kid Hungry's emergency grants help school districts get kids get the food they need during school closures. Read more



For Your School

Flexible Grouping for Inclusivity
Inclusivity is necessary for all students to feel as though they have the opportunity to succeed. Read more 

Top 5 Challenges in K-12 Education
A new CoSN’s report captures the top five challenges for teaching and learning innovation. Read more

Inside the Principal-Teacher Relationship
Striking gaps exist between how principals rate the effects of their leadership and how teachers do. Read more

3 Tips to See Big Gains in Schools
A Title I elementary school improved from a D to a B rating in one academic year. Here’s how. Read more

Advocacy Podcast: Building Principal Pipelines
Hear how one large school district used a principal pipeline to recruit, develop, and support principals. Read more


Celebrating Assistant Principals 
During National Assistant Principals Week, from April 6-10, join NAESP as we recognize the major role assistant principals play in student academic achievement. Read more 

Power to the Profession
NAESP has been part of a task force to identify necessary changes to early childhood education. The recommendations and next steps are now available. Read more 

Time to Vote: NAESP Vice President
Listen to speeches from the candidates for NAESP vice president, and vote today! Read more

NAESP Proposed Resolutions Approved
The NAESP Board of Directors approved proposed resolutions March 20. Read more

American Student Council Association
Apply for the Student Council School of Excellence Award to recognize your student council's hard work. Read more 

Webinar: Managing Mental Health Issues
Students bring into schools the impact of traumatic experiences. This April 15 webinar will focus on strategies principals use to manage mental health issues. Read more 

Download the NAESP App
Get easy access to resources and in-app exclusives. Read more

NAESP Foundation Meets AmazonSmile
Choose the NAESP Foundation as your charity of choice on AmazonSmile. Read more