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 1000 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…

Latest News

  • New NISL Cohort begins January 2015

    NISL at MESPA 2015-2016 Now accepting applications for the new 2015-2016 NISL Cohort beginning January 2015. MESPA is pleased to extend an invitation to all K-12 school and central office administrators to participate in a new National Institute for School Leadership (NISL) cohort conducted by the Massachusetts Elementary School Principals’ Association (MESPA), and endorsed as aRead more →

  • Leadership Coaching Program (Brochure)

    Leadership Coaching Program (Brochure)

    The purpose of the MESPA Leadership Coaching Program is to build the capacity of school leaders so that they are better able to guide and direct the large scale, sustained improvement of teaching and learning and the conditions in which they occur. In order to do this, school leaders need support and customized and individualizedRead more →

  • 2015 MESPA Winter Conference

    This conference will address how school leaders and leadership teams can establish and sustain a positive school climate that would support the academic and social behavior outcomes of all students and staff. Topics will include: multi-tiered behavior frameworks effective classroom management targeted social skills instruction cultural relevance School teams will leave with information and actionRead more →