5 Things: September/October 2018

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:


NAESP’s Pre-K–3 Leadership Academy recently received a silver 2018 “Power of A” Award. Facilitated by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), the award recognizes associations that distinguish themselves with innovative programs and activities that positively impact America and the world. The leadership academy was launched in 2017 in Alabama and credentialed its first cohort in June 2018. Michigan began a cohort in April 2018, and the second Alabama cohort began in May 2018. Learn more

APs rising.

If your assistant principal is not a member of NAESP, now is the time! Take advantage of NAESP’s new membership category, which makes it more affordable for APs to join NAESP’s leadership community. The AP rate is only $195. Join/renew

10 years of playgrounds.

For the past 10 years, principals have been putting in sweat equity at NAESP’s annual Community Service Days, which take place during the annual conference. With generous support from Landscape Structures, NAESP has done playground builds and beautification projects in New Orleans; Houston; Nashville, Tennessee (twice!); Tampa, Florida; Seattle; Long Beach and Compton, California; Baltimore; Philadelphia; and Orlando, Florida. Learn more

Back by popular demand.

In 2017, NAESP debuted Webinar Wednesdays, with top-notch speakers such as Baruti Kafele, Todd Whitaker, and Daniel Goleman. A year later, NAESP is adding to its lineup with specialized series for aspiring principals, early career principals, and assistant principals. Learn more

Do you love school and office supplies?

Then you are in luck! NAESP members now get up to an 80 percent discount on school and office supplies and thousands of other items at Office Depot. Learn more

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