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Membership Benefits:

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


    Principal Leadership (monthly 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 electronic newsletter on website)

    Bulletin (a quarterly journal, electronic version)

Professional development programs

Online assessment and professional development tools



    The Principal Difference

    The Principal’s Policy Blog

Online communities






Federal Grassroots Network

Member rates on publications and merchandise

Member rates for the annual NASSP Conference


    Up to $2 million per member for damages arising from professional and employment liability lawsuits*

    Up to $10,000 legal fee reimbursement*

    $5,000 accidental death benefit*

*For institutional and individual members

Ways to Join:

Pay by credit card: Visit the NASSP membership site at  http://www.nassp.org/JOINRENEW/tabid/3146/Default.aspx 

Pay by check or PO: Download the form from the link at the bottom of this page and mail to:


C/O Patrick Arguelles

807 Mountain Rd. NE

Albuquerque, NM 87102 


Click here to download the NASSP Membership Brochure.

Membership types defined:

Individual Member ($335) - Open to principals, assistant principals, and other administrators - building, district, and state.  Individual members receive all NASSP benefits.  Memebership is owned by the individual, and is non-transferable.

Institutional Member ($335) - Open to principals, assistant principals, and other administrators - building, district, and state.  The assignee receives all benefits of Individual members.  Membership is owned by the school, and is transferable.

Associate Member ($85) NASSP Only - Open to department heads, teachers, graduate students, professors, and all non-administrators interested in middle level or high school administration.  Associate members receive NASSP publications and reduced rates for the annual Convention and meetings.  Associate members do not receive legal or liability coverage and cannot vote or hold office.  Membership is not transferable. 

For more information regarding membership, contact Patrick Arguelles at arguelles@aps.edu .