Dates and deadlines for the National Assistant Principal of the Year program

August 2020
2021 NASSP National Assistant Principal of the Year application available online

Date varies by state
State affiliate application deadline

December 1, 2020
All state affiliate winners’ online applications are due to NASSP

April 5-9, 2021
2021 NASSP National Assistant Principal of the Year is announced during AP Week

July 14-17, 2021
State Assistant Principals of the Year recognized at the 2021 National Principals Conference


The NASSP National Assistant Principal of the Year program annually recognizes outstanding middle level and high school assistant principals who have succeeded in providing high quality learning opportunities for students. These assistant principals are acknowledged by their peers for the exemplary contributions they have made to the profession.

Each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity, and the U.S. Department of State Office of Overseas Schools may select one assistant principal to represent their state.

From these state winners, three finalists are named as contenders for the National Assistant Principal of the Year award. The NASSP National Assistant Principal of the Year is selected from among the finalists.

Recognition

For more information on the NASSP National Assistant Principal of the Year program, contact recognition@nassp.org or 800-253-7746 x267.