The National Association of Secondary School Principals invites you to attend
School Leaders Address Hot Topics in Education Reform
A Discussion with the 2012 NASSP/Virco National Assistant Principal of the Year and National Finalists
Thursday, April 19, 2012
2:00pm – 3:30pm
Capitol Visitor Center, SVC 201-00
Ken Griffith, President, National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)
Brian True, Director of Sales, Virco Inc.
Sean Burke, National Finalist
McMinnville High School, McMinnville, OR
Maureen Cohen, National Finalist
Grafton High School, Grafton, MA
Denise Khaalid, 2012 NASSP/Virco National Assistant Principal of the Year
South Pointe High School, Rock Hill, SC
What does it take to improve student achievement, what does effective school reform actually look like in schools, and what is the best way to evaluate teachers? Every school will have a unique experience, but a key group of key school leaders play an important role: assistant principals. You will hear from the 2012 NASSP/Virco National Assistant Principal of the Year and National Finalists as they discuss hot topics in education reform such as maintaining a positive school climate, teaming and coaching teacher leaders, and using technology to improve student achievement and for professional learning.
Space for this event is limited; RSVPs will be accepted on a “first-come” basis. Acceptances ONLY with subject line “RSVP: April 19 NASSP Briefing” to email@example.com by Tuesday, April 17, 2012.
The NASSP/Virco National Assistant Principal of the Year program began in 2004 as a means to recognize the dedication and critical importance of secondary school assistant principals. The program recognizes outstanding middle level and high school assistant principals who have demonstrated success in leadership, curriculum and personalization.
NASSP is the leading organization of and national voice for middle level and high school principals, assistant principals, and all school leaders from across the United States and more than 45 countries around the world. The association provides research-based professional development and resources, networking, and advocacy to build the capacity of middle level and high school leaders to continually improve student performance. Reflecting its long-standing commitment to student leadership development as well, NASSP administers the National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, National Elementary Honor Society, and National Association of Student Councils. For more information about NASSP, located in Reston, VA, visit www.nassp.org.
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