NASSP News

Register for the 2020 NASSP Advocacy Conference

The 2020 NASSP Advocacy Conference will be held March 23–25 in Washington, D.C. Hundreds of school leaders will come together for the opportunity to speak to their members of Congress in a unified voice and advocate on behalf of education policy. During the conference, attendees will also hear from education policy experts, network with fellow school leaders, and take part in hands-on training while learning how to better advocate for their schools, students, and profession. Registration is free and open to anyone willing to advocate for school leaders and the students they serve. Register at www.nassp.org/advocate.

Save the Date for NPC20

Mark your calendars—the 2020 National Principals Conference will be held July 7–9 in National Harbor, MD, just miles away from Washington, D.C. NASSP will host principals, assistant principals, and other school administrators to collaborate on building a safe, equitable, and innovative school culture. This is your chance to learn, collaborate, and grow as part of a national community of school leaders working to empower and prepare each student for their education journey to college and beyond. For the latest details, visit www.principalsconference.org.

Find Your Voice This National Principals Month

This month, NASSP, along with the National Association of Elementary School Principals and the American Federation of School Administrators, will address primary concerns facing principals today—such as establishing a principal pipeline, turnover, retention, and shortages. Leadership continuity reinforces a positive culture that fosters both teacher and student success. This focus will examine strategies and advocacy efforts to help retain great leaders. Stay up to date with webinars, action items, and other events throughout the month that will help you advocate on behalf of your fellow school leaders. Visit www.principalsmonth.org for more information.

NHS Scholarship Application Process Opens October 1

The National Honor Society (NHS) Scholarship, administered by NASSP, will distribute

$2 million in the 2019–20 school year to 600 exceptional students who make a difference in their schools and communities through their commitment to scholarship, service, leadership, and character. With funds ranging from $3,200 to $25,000 for the national winner, this scholarship could make a big difference in your students’ postsecondary aspirations. Student applications are due December 6. Visit www.nhs.us/scholarship to learn about the new recommendation process.