Elementary Awards

Nominate an Elementary Assistant Principal for the 2021 National Outstanding Assistant Principals Program

Deadline Extended for Nominations to Friday, February 26, 2021!

 

The search for Pennsylvania’s National Outstanding Assistant Principal (Elementary Division) has officially begun. On behalf of the Pennsylvania Principals Association, you are invited to participate in the nomination process for this award in 2021. A nomination form must be emailed no later than Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 to quagliani@paprincipals.org

Nominating an assistant principal for this prestigious award provides you with an opportunity to recognize the exceptional leadership of the men and women who are responsible for the day-to-day operations of PreK-8, public or private schools and instill pride in their accomplishments and reinforce their leadership in helping children develop a lifelong love of learning.

Click here for the Award Letter (Includes Criteria and Program Specifications).

Click here for a Nomination Form (Form is writeable. Click on Open in Different Viewer in your browser then select Open With to type).  

Contact the PA Principals Association office at (717) 732-4999, if you have any questions. 

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PA Principals Association/NAESP National Distinguished
Principal (NDP) Award – 2021

The search for Pennsylvania’s 2020 National Distinguished Principal (NDP) has officially begun. On behalf of the Pennsylvania Principals Association, you are invited to participate in the nomination of the 2021 NDP. Selection at the state level affords the recipient the opportunity to be selected as the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) 2021 National Distinguished Principal.

Nominating a principal for this prestigious award provides you with an opportunity to recognize the accomplishments and dedication of an outstanding elementary, middle, public or private school principal who provides exemplary leadership for students, staff, community and peers.

Click here for the Award Letter (Includes Criteria and Program Specifications.)

Click here for a Nomination Form (Form is a Word file so you can type directly into the document.)

Contact the PA Principals Association office at (717) 732-4999, if you have any questions.

Return your nomination form to Anita Quagliani at quagliani@paprincipals.org no later than Friday, Jan. 8, 2021.

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Kades-Margolis Corporation Mini-Grant Available
to an Elementary School

The Kades-Margolis Mini-Grant is awarded annually at the PA Principals Association Conference to a current and practicing elementary principal who is a member of the association. This one-time award of $1,000 may be used to enhance the member’s elementary school and the children it serves.

Criteria:  Any PA Principals Association elementary principal or assistant principal may apply for this one-time mini-grant by submitting the following:

  • The mini-grant must be written and geared to enhancing specific programs/services directly for the children in the school. For example: funding for field trips for children who cannot afford it, clothing for disadvantaged children, medical needs for children, books and supplies for children who cannot afford it, etc.

The PA Principals Association staff will determine the awardee and all decisions are final. The awardee must be available to accept the mini-grant award when it is presented later in the year.

Click here for the application.

Member Notice

Welcome to the new PA Principals Association website! Since you were already a member of the old site, this transition should be easy for you.

Existing membership accounts have been transferred to the new membership management platform Wild Apricot. You will now use your email address and a password of your choosing to log in. Your email will be the one you have associated with your membership record which will either be your business email or your personal email. If you cannot get in with your email, you would need to call the office so we can let you know which email you currently have on file.

To set your password, visit this link and enter the email address associated with your account:

https://ppa13.wildapricot.org/Sys/ResetPasswordRequest

This will have the system send you an email containing a link to reset your password. The email may take a few minutes to arrive. Once you have clicked the link and reset your password, you can login to your account at paprincipals.org and access additional materials that are only available to members, as well as manage your own account through the “My Account” tab.

To set your initial password:

  • Visit https://ppa13.wildapricot.org/Sys/ResetPasswordRequest
  • Enter your email address
  • Wait to receive the password reset email
  • Once received, click the link in that email to set your password
  • Now, come back here to click the “Member Login” button and enter your email & password to access your member account