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 


To ensure the health and safety of all participants and staff, CDC and state guidelines 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.  If new cap is reached, a waiting list will be re-established.

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​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 vaesp0info@gmail.com.  Thank youagain for all that you do. If you have questions, email
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Clint Mitchell selected as Virginia’s Recipient of the 2021

NAESP National Distinguished Principal Award

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