NASSP News

Building Ranks Now Available

Every great school has a great leader. That is the guiding principle of Building Ranks: A Comprehensive Framework for Effective School Leaders, a foundational and innovative part of a broader product suite designed to identify school leadership opportunities, assess skills, and provide feedback to help educators substantially change how they lead their schools. The publication takes readers through a unique view on the two domains of exceptional leadership: Building Culture and Leading Learning. Within these domains are 15 dimensions, or essential leadership skills that, when used year-round to support professional development and leadership goals, contribute to the principal’s ability to develop a highly effective school environment where each adult and student can succeed. Learn more and purchase your copy at www.nassp.org/buildingranks.

2019 Advocacy Conference Deadline Approaching

Are you interested in advocating on behalf of school leaders, educators, and students? Attend the 2019 NASSP Advocacy Conference, March 18–20, 2019, in the Washington, D.C., metro area. The conference brings together state education leaders, including NASSP state coordinators; state principal association executive directors, officers, and staff; and volunteer advocates from around the country to speak in a unified voice on Capitol Hill. The conference is open to anyone willing to speak for school leaders and the students they serve. Registration closes February 11, so visit www.nassp.org/advocacyconf today!

NJHS Outstanding Achievement Award Nominations Open Soon

Nominations open January 14, 2019, for the NJHS Outstanding Achievement Award. Remind your NJHS chapter advisers to nominate their top members in good standing. They may nominate as many members as they wish; however, prior recipients of the award are not eligible. All schools with active NJHS chapters are allowed to participate. Winners receive $500 in the form of a 529 college savings plan account. Nominations close February 25. Visit www.njhs.us/oaa for more information.