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.
Last month, NASSP released results from the NASSP Survey of America’s School Leaders and High School Students. Designed by school leaders and students, this nationally representative survey explores their opinions on the challenges of leading and learning at school as well as their thoughts on mental health, school safety, and how to better meet the […]
Welcome to your new advising role! When I first started as an adviser, I was handed a box from my predecessor containing chapter bylaws, some plastic containers, and folders. I had no idea where to start or what to do. So, I printed out and read the handbooks for both National Honor Society (NHS) and […]
Spend five minutes with NASSP President Kip Motta, and you’ll quickly understand how much he cares about kids. From the compelling way he speaks about the work of school leadership to the way he sees students for who they are and hope to become, it’s evident that his passion for education runs deep. We asked […]
Note: This post first appeared May 20, 2022 on the Adviser Online Community blog. Each year we say goodbye to amazing Honor Society and NatStuCo advisers who are handing over the reins to their chapters and councils at the close of school. A little bit of planning for those departures will go a long way […]
All students deserve the opportunity to succeed. When I’m asked why students should take the SAT®, that’s my answer. Because in today’s test-optional admissions landscape, the SAT allows every student—regardless of where they attend high school—to be seen and to access opportunities that will shape their lives and careers.
A year ago, the American Rescue Plan provided billions of dollars in federal relief for K–12 education. Many districts used these funds to purchase devices for every student. However, these devices can’t just be given to students without a plan; they must be distributed intentionally so that students understand how to use them responsibly.
Five school leaders have joined the NASSP Board of Directors.
Note: This post first appeared October 25, 2019 on the Adviser Online Community blog. For advisers, time is a valuable resource, so it is essential that your group meetings are conducted efficiently and effectively. When you and your students begin the new school year, you assess how your meetings are conducted and see if you’re […]
When you look at the budget for our entire school, $10,000 isn’t a lot of money. But at Reagan High School where I am principal, that money will allow us to help 80 students receive math and reading enrichment this summer so they’re more prepared academically when the new school year begins.