VPA membership is available to school leaders in Vermont and elsewhere. Principals and other Heads of School, Assistant and Associate Principals, Athletic Directors, aspiring principals, retired school leaders and others interested in being part of this influential professional community are invited to join.
Your annual dues serve you in many ways:
  • Advocacy and legislative updates during the session,

  • 24/7 access to the ED by phone for guidance and support,

  • Regular, informative 'e-alerts' from the VPA Executive Director,

  • Copies of the VPA Salary Survey and the Vermont Education Directory,

  • Up to $1000 worth of services from our VPA attorney,

  • Early notification of professional development opportunities,

  • Invitation to regional member gatherings,

  • Opportunities for service learning grants,

  • Mentor training and support,

  • Free entry for you and a guest to each/all VPA-sponsored sporting events,

  • Membership in your national professional organization, for an additional fee (see below)*,

  • Access to the EdLeadersNetwork, for an additional fee (see below)**

  • this coming year... access to an on-line collaboration tool, "MyVPA" (more info soon)

VPA Membership Dues per year:

Active Principals, Co-Principals, Tech Center Directors, Assistant and Associate Principals         $370

Athletic Directors                                                                                                                                    $225

Aspiring Principals and Principals in Transition                                                                                   $60

Retired Principals                                                                                                                                     $55


If you are interested in joining your national professional education leaders' association, we can do that for you. See application link below.

National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) Membership Dues per year:     

Principals, Assistant/Associate Principals, Heads of Schools                                                           $235

Retired Principals                                                                                                                                    $60

National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) Membership Dues per year:

Active Principals, Co-Principals, Tech Center Directors, Assistant and Associate Principals        $250

Retired Principals                                                                                                                                    $50

The VPA invites you to consider signing up for the Ed Leaders Network and that can be done through the VPA application process as well.

Ed LeadersNetwork Fee per year:                                                                                             $99 

THE ED LEADERS NETWORK is an on-line professional development service for education leaders. ELN offers helpful webinars on:

  • Administrative Management

  • Apps/iPad

  • Classroom Management

  • Climate and Culture

  • Common Core

  • Curriculum Development

  • Data & Assessment

  • Early Childhood

  • Leadership

  • Emergency Preparedness

  • Legal Issues

  • Special Populations

  • Technology

  • State Mandated Training


The VPA office will forward your membership fees to NAESP, NASSP and/or ELN, if directed.

Contact Delina Benway at VPA with your questions.


Last Modified on November 6, 2015