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Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of MESPA! The Minnesota Elementary School Principals' Association (MESPA) is a statewide association serving a membership of approximately 1,000 elementary and middle-level principals and educational leaders from all career stages, and is affiliated with the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP).

A collaborative, grassroots association, MESPA provides Minnesota elementary and middle-level principals with:

You can add/renew NAESP membership as a part of your MESPA membership application for access to an impressive array of expanded legal protection, increased connections to experts and colleagues throughout the country, and many other unique benefits at the national level. You can view NAESP membership benefit information here.

As a member of MESPA, you have the option to access high-quality, on-demand professional development online through the Ed Leaders Network (ELN). You can add your subscription for just $10/year when you join or renew your MESPA membership. The subscription will begin in mid-July and last for one year.

Renewing your membership? 
Login to your profile, click "View profile" (next to your name), and click on the gray 
 Renew to 01 Jul 2024  button located under the header "Membership Details".
Follow prompts to update your profile information, review, and click  Invoice me  to pay by check OR click  Pay online  to pay by credit card for an additional fee of $25.

No need to wait until your existing membership expires July 1st! Payment is not required at the time of renewal. We can send an invoice for you or your district to use in processing payment by check.

Questions? Please contact the MESPA Membership Manager, Bonnie Waldie, at or 952.297.8674. 

Making changes to an existing profile? Please notify the MESPA Office if you are changing jobs/institutions or retiring. 

Why Should You be a MESPA Member?

 "As I develop and grow as a leader, MESPA is a key part of what helps me stay current, improve my practice, and reach the goals that I have for my school."

– Ariana Wright, Principal, Kasson-Mantorville Elementary

2023-24 MESPA Membership Benefits Chart

"Joining NAESP will take you to the next level of leadership. You will connect with colleagues who will challenge you to become the best you can be."

Steven Geis, Principal, North Trail Elementary

2023-24 NAESP Membership Information

MESPA is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization

1970 Oakcrest Avenue, Suite 204
Roseville, Minnesota, 55113
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