Member Input Welcome: Updates to the NAESP Platform and Resolutions

Member feedback is critical to the NAESP Platform and resolution process, as it shapes NAESP's advocacy agenda. Offer your input on proposed resolutions updates until Jan. 15, 2024.

NAESP Platform 2023-2024

Elementary and middle-level principals work tirelessly on behalf of our nation’s students. Principals’ perspectives on how pre-K-8 education should function is summarized in the NAESP Platform. NAESP’s advocacy staff works to shape Congress’s and U.S. Department of Education’s policies based on the belief statements included in the platform document. The Platform is reviewed and updated annually and submitted to the Board of Directors to review in March.

The NAESP Resolutions Committee meets every November to update the statements to accurately reflect the realities of your profession. The results of the 2022-2023 committee’s diligent work were changes (edits, combinations, and deletions) to six resolutions.

Member Input Requested

Member feedback is critical to the resolution process. Review the statements and offer comments and suggestions via email by Jan. 15, 2024.

The timeline to review the proposed Resolutions is as follows:

  • The Resolutions Committee will review member feedback between Jan. 16, 2024, and Jan. 18, 2024, and determine if further revisions are necessary.
  • On Jan. 24, 2024, at 4 p.m. EST, the Resolutions Committee will hold an Open Hearing Zoom meeting, where any NAESP member may discuss the modification of any proposed resolution. To participate, access the Zoom meeting information (must be logged in).
  • One week later, on Jan. 31, 2024, at 4 p.m. EST, NAESP members may join a committee Zoom meeting to learn the committee’s decisions on the proposed changes presented during the first Open Hearing. To participate, access the Zoom meeting information (must be logged in).

The NAESP Board of Directors will review the proposed and recommended changes and inform the General Assembly of the resolutions and the board’s actions at the National School Leaders Advocacy Conference, from March 10-13, 2024.

We encourage and appreciate your careful review of the Resolutions Committee’s efforts.