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 2013-2014 school year--$335 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 Website
  • Legislation monitoring and advocacy for federal and Maryland legislative activity
  • Representation at all Maryland State Board of Education meetings
  • Representation in CEASOM (Council of Educational and Supervisory Organizations of Maryland)
  • Assistant Principals’ Conference each fall
  • Spring Conference each year featuring timely topics for Maryland Administrators
  • Other conferences as appropriate to address timely professional development needs of Maryland administrators
  • Monthly representation with all Maryland state education executive directors
  • Ensure Maryland administrators are represented on important stakeholder groups influencing education policy in Maryland
  • 4-6 newsletters per year keeping you up-to-date on Maryland education
  • Awards for middle and high school principal of the year and assistant principal of the year
  • Legal Service Benefit to MASSP Members
    • MASSP shall reimburse an individual or institutional member up to and including the amount of $500 for legal services relating to the job. The member must first contact NASSP whose legal office will determine eligibility for assistance. Members needing to make a claim must submit a letter to the Steering Committee of MASSP stating the nature of the legal services and a copy of payments already made that serve as the basis of your reimbursement request.  An individual must be a member of NASSP/MASSP in order to file a claim for reimbursement of legal expenses.