Another week that goes by in October means colder temperatures and even more options to celebrate and participate in National Principals Month (NPM)! The last full week of NPM continues to offer school leaders some excellent opportunities to examine the role they play and how to continue their growth to better support students.

October 24, 3:30–4:00 p.m. (ET):Supporting Inclusive School Principals for the Success of Each Child: Policy and Practice

Webinar hosted by NASSP in collaboration with the Council of Chief State School Officers(CCSSO)

Inclusive principal leadership ensures that each and every child across all disabilities, languages, and backgrounds has access to the necessary educational resources and rigor at the right moment in their education. Earlier this year, the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), in partnership with the National Collaborative on Inclusive Principal Leadership—in which NASSP participates—released Supporting Inclusive Schools for the Success of Each Child: A Guide for States on Principal Leadership, a website with strategies and resources for promoting inclusive principal leadership both in policy and practice. This webinar will: 

  • Provide an overview of the newly released website
  • Include a deeper dive into relevant strategies and resources for school leaders on inclusive principal leadership
  • Offer opportunities for feedback into how the National Collaborative for Inclusive Principal Leadership can improve this resource

You can register for the webinar here.

October 25, 8:00–9:30 p.m. (ET): Add NDPs to Your PLN

Twitter chat hosted by NAESP 

This special #NAESPchat is your chance to connect with the 2018 class of NAESP National Distinguished Principals. Engage with the nation’s top PreK–8 principals to talk leadership solutions and developing the next generation of school leaders. Join us Thursday, October 25 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) and use #ThankAPrincipal to participate.

October 28, 8:00–9:00 p.m. (ET): Weekly NASSP Twitter Chat

Join NASSP for its weekly Sunday twitter chat, where the topic this week will be on building effective principal pipelines. Use #PrinLeaderChat to participate!

Have you missed any of NPM? Maybe you missed the official Capitol Hill Event or GLSEN’s webinar on building safe spaces for LGBTQ youth. No problem, we have you covered! You can find recordings of those events hereand here. Or maybe you’re curious which elected representatives participated in National Principal Shadowing Week? Be sure to check out that and much more on social media by using #ThankAPrincipal!

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