• MASSP delegation is well represented at Ignite 16 in Orlando

  • 2015 Assistant Principals Committee

    Many thanks to Lillian Blake, Gary Wasielewski, Karen Wright, Christina Dougherty, Ashanti Foster, Dyan Harrison, Chair Debbie O'Byrne, and Lamark Holley

  • Middle School Principal of the Year Liza Hastings from Bennett Middle School receives her banner from NASSP President Mike Allison, MASSP president Dwayne Jones, and MASSP Exec Scott Pfeifer

  • 2017 High School Principal of the Year Annette Wallace from Pocomoke High School receives her banner from NASSP President Mike Allison, MASSP president Dwayne Jones, and MASSP Exec Scott Pfeifer

  • New MASSP President Chas Hagan presents Past-President's plaque to outgoing president Dwayne Jones at the spring conference banquet

  • President-Elect Julia Janowich and State Coordinator Nick Novak meet with Congressman Elijah Cummings during NASSP's annual "Hill Day."

  • President-Elect Julia Janowich and State Coordinator Nick Novak speak with Congressman Chris Van Hollen at NASSP's annual "Hill Day."

  • NASSP Board Member Robert Motley

    Robert Motley is the principal of Glenwood Middle School in Howard County.  He represents Region II on the NASSP board along with Christine Handy.  Robert worked with Exec Scott Pfeifer at Centennial High School in 2004,

  • 2016 Assistant Principal of the Year Ashanti Foster

     Dr. Ashanti Foster is surprised at her school with balloons and flowers when she learns that she is a receipient of this award.

  • State Board of Education honors MAESP and MASSP Execs as part of National Principals Month

    Interim State Superintendent Jack Smith and State Board Chair Guthrie Smith present Governor's Proclamation declaring October as Principals Month in Maryland to Steve Hagenbuch and Scott Pfeifer

  • State Coordinator Nick Novak and President Elect Chas Hagan Connect on the Hill with Representative Andy Harris

    Nick and Chas discussed the impending ESEA reauthorization bill with Representative Harris at NASSP's annual "Hill Day."

  • Julie Janowich from Century High in Carroll County is our new president elect.  MASSP would be lost without her, as she has just completed a stint as spring conference chair and MASSP secretary!

  • NASSP Board Member Christine Handy

    Christine Handy, Principal of Gaithersburg High School in Montgomery County now serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Secondary School Principals.


Welcome to Maryland Association for Secondary School Principals' new website.  

MASSP is a proud affiliate of the National Association of Secondary School Principals and we join with them in serving the professional development and advocacy needs of our members.  Education reform is constant, and one way for school administrators to keep pace with this shifting landscape is through the networking that our professional associations provide.  MASSP and NASSP will partner at the state and national level to ensure that our members are provided the tools to do their job effectively.  Check out all NASSP member benefits on the web. Many members find especially useful NASSP's National List of Approved Contests and Activities for Students. You can access that at this link.


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Membership Benefits

  • Legislation monitoring (Md. House and Senate) and advocacy for federal legislation and Maryland legislative activity
  • Representation for principals at all important stakeholder meetings regarding education policy including all meetings of the Maryland State Board of Education
  • Legal reimbursement and liability insurance
  • Affordable, high quality conferences on hot topics, plus our signature Spring Conference and AP Conference
  • Sponsorship of Principal of the Year and Assistant Principal of the Year Program
  • Professional development scholarship awards for Assistant Principals
  • Regular communication through newsletters and email alerts.


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