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About the NDAESP

2020-2021 NDAESP Executive Board

 

NORTH DAKOTA ASSOCIATION OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRINCIPALS

“The Mission of the NDAESP is to Assist, Support, and Serve Elementary and Middle School Principals in Order to Provide Quality Education for All Children”

 

  1. The NDAESP will develop and implement activities that result in recruiting new members and retaining the current members. SERVICE TO AND SUSTAINING OF MEMBERSHIP

  2. The NDAESP will provide/sponsor activities that foster active participation and involvement in conferences, meetings, and leadership opportunities. PROMOTION OF PROGRAMS

  3. The NDAESP will be actively involved in the legislative issues of importance to elementary principals. LEGISLATIVELY ACTIVE

NDAESP Ongoing Projects

CORE PRINCIPLE 1 – SERVICE TO AND SUSTAINING OF MEMBERSHIP

  • The NDAESP will support and participate in “Beginning Administrator” conferences sponsored by NDCEL and NDDPI

  • NDAESP will support a Mentoring Program and provide mentors for new Elementary and Middle School Principals

  • NDAESP will work to foster and improve attendance at the fall and winter business meetings

CORE PRINCIPLE 2 – PROMOTION OF PROGRAMS

  • Continue to sponsor and support the Annual Mid-Winter NDAESP Conference

     

  • Continue to publish the Voice and maintain the NDAESP listserve

     

  • Continue Aspiring Administrators’ Conference Sponsored by NDCEL

  • Continue to sponsor activities and events to build relationships with secondary principals

CORE PRINCIPLE 3– LEGISLATIVELY ACTIVE

  • Legislative issues that are important to the NDAESP members will be developed and prioritized.

  • Legislative information will be disseminated through “The Voice”, List-serv, and conferences NDAESP Maintenance Activities

  • Form a Membership Committee composed of the regional representatives and chaired by the State Representative (SERVICE TO AND SUSTAINING OF MEMBERSHIP)

  • Sponsor and support participation in the Annual NDCEL Fall Conference (PROMOTION OF PROGRAMS)

  • Encourage elementary principals to promote the status and role of the elementary principal with local media and share their news releases in “The Voice” (PROMOTION OF PROGRAMS) 

  • The NDAESP will invite the NDASSP Board of Directors to meet jointly for the purpose of discussing issues of mutual concern for North Dakota principal (PROMOTION OF PROGRAMS)

  • The NDAESP will invite NDASSP members to meet jointly for Regional Meetings (PROMOTION OF PROGRAMS)

     

  • Elementary principals will be encouraged to invite their Legislators/Congressmen/Governor to visit their schools (LEGISLATIVELY ACTIVE)

  • The NDAESP will participate in the NAESP Federal Relations activities and disseminate information to the membership (LEGISLATIVELY ACTIVE)

NDAESP History

NORTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRINCIPALS
A HISTORICAL REVIEW

1954-1970


 *This electronic version of the NDDESP is dedicated to those pioneers that had the foresight to begin a professional organization for elementary administrators. 
 
Special thanks to retired Minot Elementary Principals Ernie Medalen and Lowell Latimer for sharing this important documentation with the NDAESP Executive Boards

*Submitted by David Hanson (NDAESP Electronic Archivist) 

NDAESP Regional Map

Regional Map

 

NDAESP Logo

NDAESP Logo