New Principals Network

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About the New Principals Network

For principals seeking support and mentoring in their first three years of school leadership.

NASSP membership not required to join.

New Principals Network Facilitators

Chuck Puga
Retired Principal
Smoky Hill High School
Aurora, CO

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JoVon Rogers
Mount Vernon High School
Alexandria, VA

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Upcoming Network Meetings

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Women in School Leadership Network Meeting

April 6, 2023, 7:00–8:00 p.m. ET

For principals and assistant principals to share challenges and opportunities of the profession faced by women, and support each other personally and professionally. Register here. Share via: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Copy Link Email More

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Middle School Leaders Network Meeting

April 10, 2023, 5:00–6:00 p.m. ET

Members of this network meet monthly via Zoom to talk about challenges unique to preparing students for high school. Share via: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Copy Link Email More

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Latest New Principals News

  • My school, Indio High School in Indio, CA, has faced many challenges over these past two years. Throughout the pandemic, we have lost members of our school community: a beloved student, a coach, a teacher, and a teacher’s spouse. Many […]
  • This year marks the fourth year of my principalship at Atholton High School (AHS) in Columbia, MD, where I began my career as a teacher over 20 years ago. Back then, to celebrate Black History Month (BHM), I remember the […]
  • The past year has forced all principals into technology, but true innovative principals are trailblazers who lead the way without the push of the pandemic. These leaders understand that technology can empower students to solve today’s complex problems and to […]
  • National Principals Month has officially started, and NASSP, the American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA), and the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) are excited to share the upcoming opportunities we have for the education community to celebrate, advocate, […]
  • As a newly minted school leader, one of the first challenges Mark Anderson faced didn’t involve teaching strategies or staff issues. Instead, students spilled water on the gym floor during a pep rally. “My principal preparation was about teaching and […]