Welcome to MAESP!
The Missouri Association of Elementary School Principals (MAESP) is a statewide organization in Missouri that exists to serve the needs of elementary and middle school principals, assistant principals and those educators interested in becoming elementary or middle level principals. MAESP is an affiliate of the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP).
The MAESP network has grown to include over 1,100 school administrators from across Missouri.
MAESP works hard to understand the issues facing elementary and middle school principals and represent the interests of association members.
MAESP offers up to $500 of job protection legal support for each member. ($200 beginning with your second year of membership and adding $100 more each year of consecutive membership to a maximum of $500). Members will be provided legal advice and information with regard to contract difficulties, state laws and related educational issues. Those members also joining NAESP can accrue up to $10,000 of legal benefit services.
MAESP offers a variety of professional development opportunities for principals, assistant principals and teaching staff each year. The annual MAESP Leadership Conference is the premier professional development event for elementary and middle level principals in Missouri. Other trainings specifically designed for Aspiring Principals, Early Career Principals, and Assistant Principals are also available.
MAESP offers an incredible network of principals and assistant principals across Missouri to support and advance your career.
MAESP is a member of the School Administrators Coalition (SAC) that includes MASA, MASSP, MARE, MO-CASE, MOASBO, and others and provides a robust voice on education issues in the Missouri General Assembly. MAESP advocates for legislation that supports and strengthens the role of the elementary and middle level principal as well as other issues important to education in Missouri.
Your MAESP Membership includes a subscription to The Missouri Elementary Principal magazine and an annual membership directory of elementary and middle level members.
MAESP members receive discounted registration fees for all MAESP professional development workshops and the annual Leadership Conference.