Massachusetts Elementary School Principals' Association
Massachusetts Elementary School Principals' Association


The Massachusetts Elementary School Principals’ Association (MESPA) is one of the largest professional school administrators’ organization in Massachusetts. Formed in 1926, and now serving over 900 elementary and middle school members, MESPA remains the only statewide organization dedicated to the unique professional and advocacy concerns of elementary school principals and educators in Massachusetts schools.

Along with its educational entity the Massachusetts Elementary School Principals’ Education Foundation (MESPEF), MESPA develops programs in response to the needs of the full spectrum of its membership, including elementary and middle school principals, assistant principals, assistant superintendents, supervisors, and other allied members of the profession.  Read more…


  • Introducing the MESPA Saturday Morning Series

    Designed to offer support to the full range of our membership with no charge. The first event is for newer principals and is a round table discussion with Holliston Principal and National Distinguished Principal David Keim. Cost to non-members is $75 per event. Later get-togethers will highlight the Educator Evaluation system and how to work withRead more →

  • The Fall 2015 Principal View – The Professional Voice of Principals

    Please enjoy the current issue of Principal View for Fall 2015. Visit our Facebook page or Tweet us @mespa1 and let us know what you think!  Read more →

  • Congratulations to David Keim of Holliston!

    Congratulations to David Keim of Holliston, winner of the Thomas C. Passios Outstanding Principal of the Year – National Distinguished Principal Award. David has served on the MESPA Board of Directors as Director of Middlesex County, Vice-President, President-Elect and President. His commitment to all principals across the state has been evident through this service.Read more →

  • 2015-2016 MESPA Certification Program for Administrator Licensure (CPAL)

    This extraordinary program, begun in 1991, is now accepting applications for CPAL starting in July 2015. It will be the 25th anniversary cohort of this exceptional program. The program is designed to prepare educators for certification as elementary, middle and secondary level principals. The first program of its kind in the United States, it isRead more →