The North Carolina Principals and Assistant Principals' Association is now accepting applications for the NAESP National Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year Award and the NASSP National Assistant Principal of the Year Award. The finalists from each application, once selected, will be required to complete an additional application to be entered into the national program.  

The programs, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals and National Association of Secondary School Principals, are the only programs that provide state and national recognition to our nations' hardworking assistant principals. 

All state Assistant Principal of the Year (APOY) winners will be invited to attend the National Principal Conferences taking place in summer 2022. 

Please nominate your assistant principal or forward this information to an outstanding assistant principal in your school system.