North Carolina Principals & Assistant Principals' Association 

National Association of Secondary School Principals

In existence since 1916, the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) is the preeminent

organization of and national voice for middle level and high school principals, assistant principals, and

aspiring school leaders from across the United States and more than 45 countries across the world.

The mission of NASSP is to promote excellence in school leadership.


Publications: Award winning publications including, Principal Leadership a monthly magazine focusing on school leaders' real needs, offering them practical, hands-on strategies for improving their schools in a constantly evolving educational environment; Principal Research Review a bimonthly publication identifying and summarizing the most relevant research on a top of interest to principals and draws implications for the principals' work; and many more invaluable publications. 

ACCESS: By just being a member of NASSP, you will receive an ACCESS membership card, which gives you online discounts at over 120,000 merchants across the country!

Online Services: NASSP offers it's members a wealth of knowledge and services including online assessment and development tools that pinpoint your professional development needs.

Additional Benefits include: Legal Benefit Program, Professional Development, Legislative Action Center, Insurance Benefits, Web Seminars, Interaction with the Educational Community and other Professionals.

Visit NASSP for a complete list of membership benefits. Contact NCPAPA at 919-833-3205 to join NASSP today!