5 Things: January/February 2020

The work of a principal is never done. You do it all, and you love it. But even principals require support. We want to keep you in the know about how your Association is serving you while you serve kids. Here are five things you need to know about:

Principal pipelines.

NAESP member Ryan Daniel represented principals and the association at a Capitol Hill briefing during National Principals Month, urging legislators to make principal pipelines a priority. Daniel is principal of Chillum Elementary School in Hyattsville, Maryland. Learn more

Take the pledge.

Roughly 90 percent of students attend public schools. By strengthening public education, we’re strengthening our country. Join NAESP in taking the pledge to be #PublicSchoolProud during Public Schools Week, Feb. 24–28. Learn more

Did you know?

Your NAESP membership gives you access to a variety of individual and group health care plans, including dental insurance and Medicare supplement plans, to make sure you and your family are happy and healthy. Learn more

Supporting the arts.

Crayola and NAESP are proud to help principals Champion Creatively Alive Children and support arts-infused education. Congratulations to the 20 winners of grants worth $3,500 each that will help schools implement innovative arts-education projects. Learn more

Keynote address.

Baruti Kafele, an urban public school educator for more than 20 years and a sought-after school leadership expert and education speaker, will bring his message of inspiring school and classroom excellence to the 2020 NAESP Pre-K–8 Principals Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. Don’t miss this! Learn more

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