National Principals Conference FAQ

What are the dates and location of NPC21?

The 2021 National Principals Conference, originally slated to take place in Aurora, CO, occurred online as an all-virtual event, July 14–16, 2021.

When does registration open?

Online registration for NPC21 is closed.

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What is the schedule for NPC21?

NPC21 will take place online, July 14–16, 2021. The live programming schedule is as follows; it has been optimized to accommodate multiple time zones. End times are approximate, and the schedule is subject to change.

  • Wednesday, July 14, 12:00–5:30 p.m. ET 
  • Thursday, July 15, 12:00–4:00 p.m. ET 
  • Friday, July 16, 12:00–4:00 p.m. ET

Click here for more details about the conference agenda.

Exhibit Hall Hours

  • Wednesday, July 14, 11:00am–6:00 p.m. (ET)
  • Thursday, July 15, 11:00am–6:00 p.m. (ET)
  • Friday, July 16, 11:00am–5:00 p.m. (ET)

Where do I find the NPC21 conference rates?

NPC21 registration is free for NASSP members*. The NPC21 conference registration fee is $399 for nonmembers.

Please note that the complimentary member rate only applies to individual and institutional members of NASSP. Retired and associate members are not eligible to receive complimentary registration.

*Not an NASSP member? You can join NASSP for just $250**, then register at the complimentary member rate—a savings of $149 off the nonmember rate of $399, AND with all the added continuing benefits of NASSP membership.

**Individuals in following states will pay both NASSP and state dues at checkout: AK, HI, ID, MD, MS, MT, NM, PA, RI, TN, VA, WA, WV, WY.

How do I join NASSP?

Not an NASSP member? You can join NASSP for just $250*, then register for free—a savings of $149 off the nonmember rate of $399, AND with all the added continuing benefits of NASSP membership.

*Individuals in following states will pay both NASSP and state dues at checkout: AK, HI, ID, MD, MS, MT, NM, PA, RI, TN, VA, WA, WV, WY.

I cannot attend during the live presentations; can I view them online after the show?

Yes, registrants will have access to the NPC21 platform and recorded concurrent sessions for 30 days after the conference.

Is there a printable registration form?

No. All registrations must be completed online.

What does my NPC21 conference registration include?

  • Access to the live Keynote sessions
  • Access to 50+ live concurrent sessions
  • On-demand access to concurrent sessions at least 30 days post-event
  • Admission to virtual exhibit hall

Where can I find the NASSP W-9 form?

You can download it here.

Will you offer a non-educator guest registration?

No, there is no non-educator guest registration for NPC21.

Are checks or purchase orders accepted as payment for conference registration?

No. NPC21 is pleased to offer contactless registration and payment, so be sure to have a credit card ready.

Can I register today and pay later?

NPC21 will not offer a check to follow option. We are pleased to offer contactless registration and payment via credit card payments online.

Can I earn credits for attending NPC21?

Yes, attendees can complete the separate credit registration and payment with the University of Lynchburg for an hour of professional development graduate credit.

If you have attended NPC, you can download the 2021 Certificate of Attendance. 

When will I receive NPC21 registration materials, like access to the online event platform?

A confirmation email will be sent immediately upon registration. You will also receive additional details via email prior to the conference with detailed instructions regarding the NPC21 online event platform.

I’m located in a different time zone and cannot attend the conference live. How can I access the NPC21 conference content?

In order to access the conference content, you must register the same way as a live attendee. If you are unable to attend live, note that the conference registration fee allows you access to the platform and recorded concurrent sessions for at least 30 days after the conference.

What is the cancellation/substitution policy for NPC21?

Requests for cancellation must be submitted in writing to [email protected]  by 5:00 p.m. (ET) on July 1, 2021. There is a $35 cancellation fee per nonmember registration. We allow cancellations until 5:00 p.m. (ET) on July 1, 2021. After that, no cancellations will be honored, only substitutions. Refunds will not be issued for no shows.

For substitutions, please call 800-253-7746, option 8 or email request to [email protected]. All substitutions must be completed by 5:00 p.m. (ET) on July 1, 2021.

The conference registration fee allows you access to the platform and recorded concurrent sessions for at least 30 days after the conference.

Is special assistance available for NPC21?

Yes. Please indicate if you require special assistance in the appropriate area of your registration form. NASSP staff will contact you to make any arrangements you may need at the conference.


If you didn’t find the answer to your question here, please contact us at [email protected] or 800-253-7746, option 8.