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Legislative Advocacy

Legislative Advocacy

As the nation’s leading advocate on behalf of school leaders, it is NASSP’s duty to bring the issues of the principalship to the halls of Congress, the U.S. Department of Education, the White House, and the national news media.

NASSP gives school leaders the information and resources they need to become effective advocates for their schools, their staff, and their students.

Together, NASSP and school leaders nationwide play a vital role in crafting federal, state, and district policies that support the achievement and success of every student. 

Learn the Issues

NASSP provides school leaders with information on the latest federal policy issues affecting principals across the country. Our top policy and legislative issues include: Education Technology, Federal Investments in Education, High School Reform, Literacy, Middle Level Reform, School Leadership.

Learn NASSP's position on the issues in our Board Position Statements

Get Involved

Every day, legislators at the federal, state and district level are making decisions that impact your school and your students. It is critical that these decisions are informed by the experience and expertise of the nation’s school leaders. Make your voice heard and take action today!

Letters to Policymakers

To ensure that the voice of school leaders is heard in Washington, NASSP regularly submits letters to policymakers that address issues and legislation affecting federal education policy.