Secondary Awards

Principals of the Year

2021 State Principal of the Year / 2021-2022 National Principal of the Year (NASSP Principal of the Year Program).

You are invited to participate in the nomination of the 2021 State/2021-2022 NASSP Principal of the Year. The deadline for state nominations is Friday, January 22, 2021. (Selection at the State level affords the recipient the opportunity to be selected NASSP 2021-2022 National Principal of the Year.)

Nominating a principal for this prestigious award provides you with an opportunity to recognize the accomplishments and dedication of an outstanding middle level or high school principal, both public and private school, who provides outstanding leadership for his/her students, staff, community and peers (only one principal will be selected this year).

Click here for the award letter. (Contains award criteria and other important information.)

Click here for a nomination form. (Form is a Word file. You can type directly into the document.)

Nomination forms must be returned to Anita Quagliani at no later than Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. 

Robert E. Lavely Assistant Principal of the Year
(NASSP Assistant Principal of the Year Program)
Program Description and Criteria. 

2021 Robert E. Lavely Assistant Principal of the Year Award Program

Award is closed.

The deadline to submit a nomination form and a completed (online) application is Wednesday, November 18, 2020.

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:

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 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
  • 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