Welcome to the Principal of the Year Award website. The Principal of the Year program recognizes outstanding middle level and high school principals who have succeeded in providing high-quality learning opportunities for students as well as demonstrating exemplary contributions to the profession. Recommendations to the VASSP Principals Award Committee begins the process for Principals of the Year.  Go to www.vassp.org for more information.

Each year, a State Principal of the Year winner is submitted for consideration to be the National Principal of the Year.  For the Principal selected by the VASSP Board of Directors, click “Register” on the left side navigation to get started with your application. The eligibility 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.