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Assistant Principals

Welcome to the NASSP Assistant Principal Leadership Center!

The Assistant Principal (AP) Leadership Center serves the professional development and career advancement needs of secondary school assistant principals everywhere.

The community focuses on enhancing assistant principals’ job performance and their preparation for the principalship.

National Assistant Principals Week

Each April, NASSP joins with the National Association of Elementary School Principals to celebrate National Assistant Principals Week in honor of the contributions made by assistant principals every day to ensure the continued success of students in schools across the United States.

Visit the National Assistant Principals Week page for information on this year's National Assistant Principal Week events and honors, and browse other valuable resources designed to support today's assistant principals.

The Best of Principal Leadership for Assistant Principals

The NASSP Assistant Principal Task Force reviewed the complete catalog of Principal Leadership articles and identified the "must reads" for assistant principals. Download a summary of the articles with links to the full content (member login required), or purchase the book version (2009), which contains full articles.



Assistant Principals

edWeb: Join the discussion or propose a topic on the NASSP sponsored Assistant Principals community

Twitter: Follow @APInsight on Twitter to keep up with the latest posts for assistant principals

Scoop It!: Follow the Assistant Principal, School Discipline, and Nuts and Bolts curated topics for articles on leadership, discipline, and the everyday work of APs

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