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NASSP is the voice of middle level and high school principals and assistant principals.
NHS Scholarship Application Now Open
Since 1946, the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) has awarded more than $21 million in scholarships to outstanding NHS seniors. This year, we are awarding $2 million in scholarships to 600 students — will your student be one of the 2023 recipients?
The Growing Need for Latino School Leaders
As our schools see increasing enrollments of Latino students, one thing many of those students aren’t seeing is school leaders who look like them. Latina leaders are especially underrepresented—something that Sonia Ruiz is keenly aware of. Ruiz, who is starting a new position as principal of Jane Addams Middle School in Bolingbrook, IL, this school year, believes that school leaders of color bring what she calls a “different lens” to the job that can help students to relate to the principal in a more personal way.
Register now for Ignite 2023: NASSP School Leader Conference!
The Ignite23 Conference on July 12-15, 2023 will explore cutting-edge learnings and conversations from and with fellow school leaders. It’s a key opportunity to level up your skills and walk away with actionable practices.
Student Leadership Programs
Since 1921, NASSP has been committed to the ongoing development of student leaders through its NHS, NJHS, NEHS, and NatStuCo programs.Learn More
Principals and assistant principals in the LGBTQ+ community share challenges and opportunities, and support each other personally and professionally during a monthly Zoom meeting.
Most people know how to respond to a physical health crisis, but few, regardless of age, know how to respond to an emotional health crisis. The ECPR lesson covers important aspects of youth mental illness, including how common it is, facts on suicide, warning signs, how to detect a crisis in their friends, how to […]
School Leaders of Color meet once a month via Zoom for networking while elevating the importance of diversity in education.
NASSP provides our members with the professional research-based and peer-tested resources, and practical tools and materials they need to serve as visionary school leaders.