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 provider for leadership development.
As one voice, we aim to promote excellence in educational leadership for the State of North Carolina.
To promote achievement of the educational objectives of the State of North Carolina with emphasis on the welfare and needs of all children.
To promote the unity, professional growth protection and general welfare of the principals and assistant principals in North Carolina.
To provide a mechanism by which principals, assistant principals, teachers, and other educators can improve education and educational leadership for the State of North Carolina.
The North Carolina Principals & Assistant Principals' Association believes in the imperative of quality public education for all children in North Carolina. We also believe that strong positive school leadership is the determining factor in the quality of that education. NCPAPA is dedicated to the implementation of these beliefs.