National Principals Conference FAQ

General Information

Where will the 2020 conference activities be held?

The conference activities will occur at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, MD, July 7–9, 2020.

What is appropriate attire for conference attendees?

Dress throughout the conference is business casual for all attendees. Some invite-only events may require different attire (please see individual invitations).

What are the dates and locations of future conferences?

July 14–17, 2021
Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center
Denver, CO

Interested in NPC 2021?

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Where do I find the conference rates?

Click here to view rates on the Registration page.

Is there a printable registration form?

No. All registrations must be completed online.

What does my conference registration include?

  • 2020 conference bag

  • Thought-leader sessions

  • Concurrent sessions

  • Admission to exhibit hall

What is included in a noneducator guest registration?

  • 2020 conference bag

  • Thought-leader sessions

  • Concurrent sessions

  • Admission to exhibit hall

Guest qualification applies only to those individuals who are not in the educational industry and must accompany a paid-in-full registration. Click here to view all conference registration rates.

Are there discounts for teams?

Yes. Teams of three or more attendees who register together each receive $50 off full conference registrations. This discount cannot be combined with other discounts that may be offered.

Can I bring a guest to just the exhibit hall?

Yes. It is $50 to attend the exhibits only.

Are purchase orders accepted as payment for conference registration?

No. Accepted payments are check, credit card, or cash. Cash is accepted on-site only.

Does the registration fee include any meals?


When will I receive registration materials, like my name badge and tickets?

At on-site registration.

Where do I mail my check payment?

NASSP, National Principals Conference
P.O. Box 417939
Boston, MA 02241-7939

What is the Check to Follow payment policy, and when are the due dates?

After June 23, 2020, all online registrations must be paid for with credit card. For those who indicated Check to Follow before June 23, 2020, if check payment is not received by July 3, 2020, you will need to pay on-site with check or credit card.

What is the cancellation/substitution policy?

Requests for cancellation must be submitted in writing to by June 23, 2020. There is a $35 cancellation fee per registration. We allow cancellations until June 23, 2020. 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

Is special assistance available?

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 have additional questions related to registration, please contact our registrar at or 800-253-7746, option 8.

Hotels and Transportation

Visit our hotel page here.


When will I be able to see all the sessions offered at the conference?

Sessions will be available in March 2020.

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