NC Association of School Administrators

Dedicated to helping all facets of K-12 administration in North Carolina to


We are Your Advocate, Your Network, and Your System of Support in enhancing public education for student success!

1. Advocacy

NCASA gives NC school leaders a voice to help policymakers focus on the support needed to educate all K-12 students, the future of our state and nation.

2. Relationships

NCASA connects school administrators for sharing best practices in educational leadership and builds bridges with state leaders to address issues facing schools and school districts.

3. Resources

NCASA provides top-notch professional development offering CEU credits toward licensure, timely updates on important education news, and legal and policy expertise to help school leaders navigate daily challenges in their work.

NCASA unites more than 7,000 members – including superintendents, principals, central office directors, and others involved in supporting K-12 education – for the common mission of ensuring student success through visionary leadership.

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Most Recent News

Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee Focuses On SparkNC

The Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee (JLEOC) held its second meeting of the year on Tuesday, March 26, with most of the meeting focused on SparkNC, a new state-supported pilot program that exposes high school students to high-tech learning experiences and careers. The NC General Assembly previously provided $3 million for the program in the 2023 state budget to help 17 initial school districts create “SparkLabs” in which students can explore growing fields like artificial intelligence, software development, cybersecurity, and robotics.

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Education Reform Committee Calls For Study On Principal Pay

The House Select Committee on Education Reform acknowledged on Monday the need for changes to the state’s current principal pay plan and recommended a study be conducted on “the impact that a new salary schedule may have on principal recruitment and retention.” The draft findings and recommendations were approved by committee members and ultimately included in the interim committee’s final report to the General Assembly for consideration and potential legislative action during the 2024 short session beginning next month.

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NCASA, NCPAPA Propose Principal Pay Changes To Education Reform Committee

Two 2023 regional principals of the year presented to lawmakers on Monday a proposal to refine the current principal pay plan, as part of the 2024 legislative priorities developed by the NC Association of School Administrators (NCASA) and one of its core affiliates, the NC Principals and Assistant Principals Association (NCPAPA). Dr. John Lassiter, Principal at Hertford Grammar School in Perquimans County Schools, and Ashley Faulkenberry, Principal at Trent Park Elementary School in Craven County Schools, outlined for members of the House Select Committee on Education Reform the need to modify the current pay plan, which has led to wide, often unpredictable swings in yearly pay for many principals across the state due to factors outside of their control.

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Our weekly newsletter.

NCASA offers a weekly e-newsletter EXCLUSIVELY to our members and affiliated partners as a valuable item of their annual membership. Below you can access one of our previous newsletters and read important news on education happening at state and national levels. Find out more about our membership levels here.

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