Overview

Congratulations on your nomination for MASSP Assistant Principal-of-the-Year.  You should be honored and proud to be considered an exemplary school leader!

Welcome to the Assistant Principal-of-the-Year (APOY) Award website. The APOY award program recognizes outstanding middle and high school assistant principals who are exemplary school leaders.  Assistant Principals who demonstrate instructional leadership; engage students, staff and community members; empower teachers and teacher leaders; contribute to a positive school culture; and maintain a safe and healthy environment are encouraged to apply for this award.  Additionally, a qualified APOY has demonstrated exemplary contributions to the school leadership profession. Each year, one of the MASSP Assistant Principal-of-the Year winners' applications is submitted for consideration in the National Assistant Principal-of-the-Year Awards Program.

You are encouraged to complete the application.  If you are not yet registered, click “Register” on the left side navigation to get started with your application. The eligibility requirements and rubric are available to assist you in meeting the criteria that the reviewers will use to score your application. Once registered, you may enter the application page to begin the application process.  Please note that you must be a member of MASSP/NASSP in order to qualify for this award.

 The deadline for submitting your completed application is September 7, 2021.  Please follow up regularly with your references to ensure they submit their information in a timely fashion.  If you have any questions regarding the application, contact Addie Kaufman at [email protected] or call 443-545-9988.