The Vermont Principals Association
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VPA Mission

The Vermont Principals’ Association supports school leaders to improve the equity and quality of educational opportunities for all students.


VPA Goals

VPA Executive Council Goals 2023-24

  • Uphold the public mission of schools to provide equitable learning opportunities for all Vermont students.
  • Support, retain, and recruit school leaders with a focus on increasing diversity.
  • Provide resources/learning to school leaders to foster resilience within school communities.
  • Develop learning networks and frameworks to support school leaders.
  • Promote and advocate for state-wide early learning.

Activity Standards Committee Goals 2023-24

  • Support all students in activities and athletics
  • Expand opportunities for students not associated with an athletic team.
  • Provide clear and consistent communication among stakeholders.
  • Support the mental health of our student-athletes.

Professional Learning & Support Goals 2023-24

  • Provide Professional Learning to Vermont educators and their school communities to improve “equity and quality educational opportunities” for each student, including but not limited to the current and ongoing offerings.
  • In support of building collaboration and connections across members, we will continue to offer member support in multiple ways including but not limited to: drop-ins, supporting aspiring school leaders, one-to-one support, school visits, affinity spaces, book groups, coaching, and the VPA mentoring program.
  • Conduct the annual survey of VT school leaders and use the results to inform develop professional learning and collaborative offerings.
  • Produce the VPA 2023-24 Conferences including, Leadership Academy in Killington, an annual Winter Symposium Event, and an annual Women in Leadership Conference