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In existence since 1976, the North Carolina Principals and Assistant Principals’ Association is the preeminent organization and state voice for principals, assistant principals and aspiring school leaders.

NCPAPA was established with the firm belief that strong positive administrative leadership is the determining factor in the quality of a child’s public education in North Carolina. Today, NCPAPA represents 5,000 members from across the state and is the state's primary contractor for leadership development.

​As one voice, we aim to promote excellence in educational leadership for the State of North Carolina.

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Principal Beckie Spears named 2024 Wells Fargo Principal of the Year

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Legislative Priorities 2024


Assistant Principal Kelli Glisan Named NAESP 2024 National Outstanding Assistant Principal

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Early Career Principals Academy Launches

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A Proposal for Revising the Principal Pay Plan

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Webinar regarding Revising the Principal Pay Plan

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