PA Principals Association

By becoming a member of PA Principals Association, you’ll receive many benefits including:

  • General advice and counseling by veteran administrators and experienced professionals
  • General Counsel and regional attorneys
  • Legal advice
  • Staff development/training, including Act 45 PIL programs, Aspiring Principals workshops, leadership seminars, legal workshops, regional meeting, etc.
  • Annual state conference
  • Committee work
  • Regional membership involvement
  • Lobbyist based in Harrisburg
  • Coordinated legislative agenda
  • Regular legislative updates
  • Representation at legislative and regulatory meetings
  • Liaison with the Pennsylvania Department of Education, the State Board of Education and other professional associations and state agencies
  • Act 93 support and assistance
  • Act 93 consultations and help in developing compensation plans
  • Sharing programs
  • Advisory e-newsletter (sent electronically 6 times a year, focuses on various state-level legislative, regulatory and educational issues)
  • Publications on regulations, employment rights, Act 93, alternative education, sexual harassment guidelines, parental rights, pupil services, student activity funds and more
  • Web site –
  • Annual salary information and broadcast email messages
  • Online PA Principals Association Forum where members can communicate with each other
  • Job Ramp and My Mentor features available on our website
  • Principal Search Services
  • The Pennsylvania Administrator (our award-winning magazine published in Winter, Spring and Fall, captures trends in schooling and the latest news on education and related issues in Pennsylvania)

Join the Pennsylvania Principals Association

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