The National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), through its National Student Council (NatStuCo) program, is thrilled to host the annual National Student Council Conference, which brings together student council members and advisers from across the country to sharpen their leadership skills and build their peer networks. This year’s theme, “Student Leaders Making History,” will inspire students to create meaningful change in their schools and communities.

The 2021 National Student Council Conference is a virtual event hosted by Woodbridge High School from Woodbridge, VA, this June 22–25, 2021. Students, advisers, and administrators will work together to increase the impact of their student councils. 

Joining this year’s conference are keynote speakers who have all made history in their own ways. Our 2021 keynote speakers are Gabby Douglas, U.S. Women’s gymnast and the first African American woman to win an Olympic gold medal in the individual all-around event; Ben Rattray, the founder and CEO of; Kahlil Greene, Yale’s first Black student body president; and Hamish Brewer, award-winning principal and bestselling author.

WHEN: June 22–25, 2021

WHERE: Livestreamed on our event platform. If you’re interested in attending the conference, please contact Regina Grossman at [email protected] or 305-807-8085.


  • Gabby Douglas, American Olympic gymnast
  • Ben Rattray, CEO and founder of
  • Kahlil Greene, first Black student body president at Yale
  • Hamish Brewer, award-winning principal and bestselling author
  • Robert Motley, NASSP President
  • Tom Cody, Founder, Top 20 Training
  • Carlos Ojeda Jr., Speaker, CoolSpeak
  • Ayisat Abilogun, Speaker, ABIL speaker and financial coach
  • Carl Olson, Speaker, Energizer Olson Presentations
  • Kim Karr, Speaker, #ICANHELP

About National Student Council

National Student Council provides and promotes professional development and leadership training to student council advisers who, in turn, teach leadership skills to student council members. The organization is dedicated to preparing and empowering student leaders to better serve their schools and communities. For more information, visit

The National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) is the leading organization of middle level and high school principals and other school leaders across the United States. NASSP seeks to transform education through school leadership, recognizing that the fulfillment of each student’s potential relies on great leaders in every school committed to the success of each student. Reflecting its long-standing commitment to student leadership development, NASSP administers the National Honor SocietyNational Junior Honor SocietyNational Elementary Honor Society, and National Student Council.