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.
Kisha Clemons of Newton-Conover City Schools was named the 2020 Wells Fargo state Principal of the Year at a ceremony in Raleigh on Friday, Aug. 28.
Districts across the nation are rolling out school reopening plans with provisions to keep students safe. But the school leaders charged with implementing those plans have little confidence those provisions will work, according to a poll conducted by the National Association of Secondary School Principals.
School. For me, the word conjures mental images often associated with education: classrooms, book bags, a yellow school bus. We expect schools to educate our children. But it’s hard to educate children whose needs aren’t being met at home.