National Principals Resource Center

NAESP National Principals Resource Center


Resources for You, Your Teachers, and Your School

NAESP’s National Principals Resource Center (NPRC) is committed to providing you with the best professional resources you need to be successful with your teachers, parents, and students. The NPRC promises to stay on top of the latest trends by offering an array of books, webinars, and hot topic research articles.

Best Practice


NAESP publications are designed to meet the needs of today’s school leaders. Find the right resources, read the latest research, and get the tools you need to lead, learn and engage.

Afterschool and Summer Learning

Afterschool and Summer Learning Resources

Whether you are just starting an afterschool program, partnering with a community partner, or raising the bar on quality to align with your school’s vision, this gateway is the place to begin. NAESP has collected and vetted a variety of resources to help principals and other school leaders expand quality afterschool and summer learning programs for children and youth. Visit the web site...

Leading Pre-K-3 Learning Communities

Programs that support early childhood education Pre-K-3 based on the NAESP landmark publication, Leading Pre-K-3 Learning Communities: Competencies for Effective Principal Practice. More Info...

Principal Mentor Training and Certification

A multi-day program that incorporates best practices in mentoring and coaching through training followed by an optional internship to receive National Mentor Certification. More Info...

National Panel
of New Principals

A support and feedback opportunity for first and second year principals. More Info...

Also check out NAESP’s Center for New Principals.

NAESP Virtual

On-line virtual opportunities to engage in the latest research and learning through live and archived NAESP webinars presented by experts in the field.

The Wallace Foundation Knowledge Center

Resources in research and program development through The Wallace Foundation leadership initiatives.