Pub. date: 2006 | Online Pub. Date: September 15, 2007 | DOI: 10.4135/9781412939584 | Print ISBN: 9780761930877 | Online ISBN: 9781412939584| Publisher:SAGE Publications, Inc.About this encyclopedia
National Association of Secondary School Principals
Bonnie C. Fusarelli
The National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), a professional organization of middle school and high school principals, assistant principals, and aspiring school leaders, was founded in 1916. NASSP seeks to promote excellence in school leadership through professional development opportunities, producing relevant research publications, and advocating on behalf of school leaders. The organization strives to advance middle and high school education by promoting high professional standards, focusing attention on school leaders' challenges, providing a “national voice” for school leaders, building public confidence in education, strengthening the role of the principal as instructional leader, and publicizing the issues and interests of NASSP, which is governed by an executive director and a board of ...