National Principals Month

Lend your voice this October to honor, celebrate, and advocate for principals everywhere.

Each October, NAESP joins forces with the American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) and the  National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) to celebrate our nation’s principals for their tireless dedication to their students and the schools they serve.

National Principals Month represents an opportunity to acknowledge and support the important work of principals. These school leaders fight every day to give their students the best education and we owe it to them to advocate on their behalf.

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National Principals Month Video Message

As we celebrate National Principals Month this October, NAESP President Paul Wenger offers his thanks to our members who have overcome challenges from a pandemic to focus on student learning, staff wellbeing, and community pride.

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A Message to the 2021 National Distinguished Principals

A special message from NAESP Executive Director L. Earl Franks, Ed.D. CAE, congratulating the 2021 class of National Distinguished Principals.

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#ThankAPrincipal this October with sample posts, tweets, and graphics from our social media toolkit.

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