Membership Benefits

Open to middle level and high school principals, assistant principals, and other school administrators—building, district, and state. Individual and institutional members receive all NASSP benefits ($370 for 2019-2020 school year--$300 for first time members). This nontransferable membership is owned by the individual. Individual membership includes:

NASSP Benefits (Highlights)   NASSP Website

Principal's Legislative Action Center (PLAC)

- Principal Leadership (a monthly magazine, 9 issues)
- Principal's Research Review (a bimonthly newsletter, 6 issues)
- NewsLeader (a monthly newspaper, 9 issues)
- Principal's Update (a weekly e-mail newsletter, 46 issues)
-The Middle Level Leader (a monthly e-mail newsletter, 12 issues)
-AP Insight- (e-newsletter)

Highlights of additional benefits:

  • Members only Online research (five years of articles from Bulletin and Principal Leadership)
  • Reduced rates on publications and materials
  • Reduced rates for the Annual NASSP Convention and other professional development activities
  • $2,000,000 liability coverage
  • Up to $10,000 for legal fee reimbursement
  • $5,000 accidental death policy
  • Low-cost life insurance
  • ACCESS: an online discount program which includes 120,000 merchants across the nation
  • Membership certificate suitable for framing

Use the following link to view the complete NASSP Member Benefits Page.


MASSP/NASSP membership provides the following:

    • Monitoring and advocating legislation in both the federal and state legislatures
    • Representing principals at all major stakeholder meetings regarding education policy, including all meetings of the Maryland State Board of Education
    • Providing liability insurance and legal reimbursement: $2,000,000.00 professional liability coverage per member and $1000.00 legal reimbursement for each year of continuous membership with a cap of $10,000.00
    • Offering affordable high-quality conferences and workshops on current topics in addition to our signature Fall Assistant Principals’ and Spring Administrators’ Conferences
    • Sponsoring Principal-of-the-Year and Assistant Principal-of-the-Year Awards
    • Awarding professional development scholarships for assistant principals’ continuing education
    • Communicating regularly through newsletters and email alerts
    • Providing resources for faculty advisors of Honor Societies and Student Governments and a list of NASSP approved student programs, contests, and activities