NASSP provides it's members with unparalleled networking opportunities, outstanding research materials, and focused professional development services to streamline their path to excellent school leadership. Our advocacy efforts help shape education legislation through direct communication with the U.S. Congress, the administration, and the national media.

Prinicpal's Legislative Action Cener (PLAC) Up-to-the-minute information on pending legislation and quick access to your elected officials in the media.

Publications and Web site Practical tips and real-world perspectives on the many challenges you face daily.

NASSP Conferences Learn strategies for becoming a stronger school leader from experts in education and network with your colleagues.

Online Communities, Member Directory, and Blogs Connect with colleagues who have similar educational interests and challenges. Join online discussion groups and exchange practical solutions.

NASSP offers extensive professional development services:
Assessments, online courses, podcasts and webinars.
Customized training delivered to your school or district for school administrators and school teams based on the renowned Breaking Ranks School Improvement Framework.

Recognition Exemplary school leaders are acknowledged with state and national Principal of the Year (middle level and high school) and Assistant Principal of the Years honors.

Protection Comprehensive package of professional support, including liability coverage, legal-fee reimbursement, and other optional insurance.


NASSP membership offers these benefits:

Members-only access to the NASSP Web site, including archives of publications and relevant research

Principals's Legislative Action Center (PLAC)

     Principal Leadership (montly magazine, 9 issues)
     NewsLeader (monthly newspaper, 9 issues)
     Principal's Update (e-newsletter)
     The Middle Level Leader (e-newsletter)
     AP Insight (e-newsletter)
     Principal's Research Review (bimonthly newsletter, 6 issues)
     Bulletin (a quarterly journal, electronic version)

Professional development programs

Online assessment and professional development tools

Online member directory


     The Principal Difference
     The Principal's Policy Blog

Online Communities
     School Leadership Network
     Teacher Evaluation
     Technology in Instruction
     Assistant Principals
     Federal Grassroots Network

Member rates for the Annual NASSP Conference and other meetings

$1,000,000 liability coverage (W-2 employees only)

Up to $10,000 legal fee reimbursement

$5,000 accidental death benefit

Discounted member rate life insurance

NASSP programs support student leaders and advisers.

National Honor Society (NHS)
National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)
National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS)
National Association of Student Councils (NASC)



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