To apply for the MN National Distinguished Principal honor follow the two steps below.
Step 1: Nomination due January 2, 2013. A nomination form must be submitted for all NDP applicants by
January 2, 2013. To download the
brief Nomination form, which can then be mailed or faxed to the MESPA
office scroll to the document at the bottom of the page. (Note: There are two versions, Word and PDF. The documents are exactly the same; use whichever format works best for you.) NDP applicants cannot self-nominate; they must be nominated by someone else.Step 2: Application due January 28, 2013.
To download an NDP Application Packet, scroll to the Application Packet at the bottom of the page. (Note: There are two versions, Word and PDF. The documents are exactly the same; use whichever format works best for you.)
application packet must be completed and received in the MESPA office
by January 28, 2013. Please mail completed applications, four letters of recommendation, 3-5 minute introductory video (This video will be used in place of a school site visit -- to introduce the applicant to the selection committee; it will not be ranked as part of the selection process.), and professional photos to:
Minnesota Elementary School Principals' Association
Attn: National Distinguished Principal Chairperson
1667 N. Snelling Avenue, Suite C101
St. Paul, MN 55108-2131
Please note that applicants must be active principals, must be members of NAESP and MESPA, and must meet the prescribed selection criteria (listed on page two of the application.)