To ensure the health and safety of all participants and staff, CDC and stateguidelines on social distancing, masks and hand sanitation will be followed by all attendees.  Masks will be required for all scheduled events. 

Registration will also be limited to ensure compliance with CDC guidelines.  Once cap is reached, a waiting list will be established.


Directions on Registration and Hotel reservations links are provided below.  This year in recognition of the difficulties you have experienced, VAESP is offering you a Conference Prepayment Plan (CPP) option.  It will allow you to pay your registration fee over time between February and June.  Details are on the registration page or the registration form.   

  1. If you wish to pay electronically, click the registration Drop Down Menu above. 
  2. If you do not wish to pay electronically, click here  to download the registration form and submit it to Eric.
  3. If you wish to take advantage of the CPP, complete the registration form, check the box for CPP, call Eric at (804) 355-6791 then email your form to  If you have questions on the CPP call Eric.

Thank you for your patience as VAESP continues to closely monitor developments related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Your safety is our top priority.  VAESP’s Board is determined to move forward with the i conference but will follow CDC and State health guidelines in doing so.  If needed to protect the health and safety of our staff and members, VAESP will move to a virtual format for the June 27-29, 2021 event.  Watch for any changes here and through email.  If you need immediate assistance, please contact, Jim Baldwin at  Thank you again for all that you do.

   View Agenda here

   Hotel Reservations,click here

   Corporate Partners or Conference Sponsors click here  for application form.

VAESP has a Joint State relationship with NAESP.  When you join VAESP, you also join NAESP

New Year, New Reality


Diana Brown Named Virginia's Recipient of the 2021 NAESP National Outstanding Assistant Principal Award

In a surprise announcement during a staff meeting at the Seatack Achievable Dream Academy on March 22, 2021, Diana Brown was named as Virginia's 2021 National Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year.  See the full press release here.  Congratulations, Diana!   

Clint Mitchell selected as Virginia’s Recipient of the 2021

NAESP National Distinguished Principal Award

Fairfax, VIRGINIA – April 8, 2021 Dr. Clint Mitchell, principal of Mount Vernon Woods Elementary in Fairfax, VA was selected as Virginia’s recipient of the 2021 NAESP National Distinguished Principal Award. The award is presented each year as a collaborative effort between the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) and the Virginia Association of Elementary School Principals (VAESP).  Click here for full Press Release 

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