About Us

The Virginia Association of Elementary School Principals is a professional organization serving elementary and middle school principals and other education leaders throughout the state of Virginia.

The goal of the VAESP is to:

  • Serve as an advocate for children and youth by granting them access to an excellent education
  • Promote and maintain high professional standards and leadership among principals
  • Increase public awareness of elementary and middle school education as the foundation for all future academic achievement
  • Serve as a local representative for elementary and middle-school education to state and federal agencies, the news media, researchers, educators, and other education and child advocacy group