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Hot News:   KAESP will be bringing Ruby Payne to Louisville in November.  Attendees will receive a free copy of her latest book:  Emotional Poverty In All Demographics. In this book, Dr. Payne shares how to reduce Anger, Anxiety, and Violence in the classroom.   The registration form will be on the website shortly.  

The Kentucky Association of Elementary School Principals is dedicated to leading and serving school leaders at the elementary and middle school levels.

At this site, you will receive the latest information about KAESP and the many activities of our association. Check out our latest newsletter, blog, professional development offerings, or get in touch with us. Please use the links below to join KAESP or to view our latest newsletter. The links above will share information about KAESP and our programs.

KAESP is an affiliate of the National Association of Elementary Schools Principals (NAESP) and the Kentucky Association of School Administrators (KASA).

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Thank you for visiting and please become active in KAESP!

1801 Echo Trail
Louisville, KY 40245
(502) 272-8447
Dr. Rosie Young, Executive Director

Email: kaespky@gmail.com

Click this link to become a member: membership-form-join-us

For ways to join KAESP, please go to our Join Us! page.

Click here for the Summer 2022 Newsletter: KAESP Newsletter Summer 2022

Click here for the Spring 2022 Newsletter: KAESP Newsletter Spring 2022

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Podcasts Avaiable for Families

The University of Kentucky Center on Trauma and Children through a SAMHSA grant to the Department for Behavioral Health Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities has developed a number of podcast to help families with issues of health and wellness in the wake of COVID – 19.  Check out the podcasts available on the COVID-19 Resoueces page.

New Blog Post!  Click on KAESP Blog link above and click on the blogs posted.

Check out the free webinars available to educators on the Professional Development page. 

Nominees for the 2022 Kentucky National Distinguished Principal will be solicited in December, 2021.  To be considered, you must have been a member of NAESP for three years.  

KAESP Fall Institute  2022

KAESP is planning to offer a Fall Institute in November.  Ruby Payne will be the keynote speak and will take about the social and emotional well-being of students and adults.  Look for more information to come!

NAESP Conference July 15-17, 2022

NAESP will conduct its annual conference in Louisville, KY, next July.   Please make plans to attend.  We need a strong showing of our Kentucky School Leaders.  Look for more information to come!



Congratulations Brian Bond!

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Congratulations to our 2020 Kentucky National Distinguished Principal – Brian Bond, Principal of Hunter Hills Elementary in Corbin, KY.  You can read more about Brian by clicking the link above titled  Kentucky 2021 National Distinguished Principal.