Embracing the Values of NHS by Sharing My Story

When I was five years old, I was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). It is the most common type of childhood cancer and curable in 90% of children with standard treatments; however, that was not the case for me. My childhood was halted by my diagnosis and transformed into a whirlwind of appointments, blood...
Mental Health/Wellness, Student Leadership

Listening and Learning Tour Features Stops Out West

As the end of the school year approaches, NASSP President Gregg Wieczorek is winding down Leading Forward: The Listening and Learning Tour. The latest tour stops, highlighted below, come from California, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah. (more…)
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Education Policy, Education Technology and Innovation, Funding, Guest Blogs, Internet Safety, LGBTQ+, Mental Health/Wellness, Principal Pipeline: Recruitment and Retention, School Leadership, School Safety, Student Leadership

Take 10: Spring 2022

Never Stop Learning Although they may be stretched thin between teaching and mentoring, advisers still find the time to enhance their professional learning. In this article, three veteran advisers share three important lessons:  Allow the students to lead.Rely on a network of NHS advisers through online forums, conferences, and by building relationships with advisers in...
Advise, Advise: Volume 50 (2021-2022)

Never Stop Learning

Just as they encourage students to focus on their leadership growth and educational development, advisers too never stop learning. Between teaching and advising, educators are no doubt stretched thin, but many still find time to enhance their professional learning. Here, three veteran teachers and experienced NHS advisers share what they have learned on the job,...
Advise, Advise: Volume 50 (2021-2022)

A Conversation With David L. Collier-King: Spring 2022

David L. Collier-King loves Walt Disney. In fact, he carries this quote from the famous animator with him wherever he goes: “Around here, however, we don’t look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things because we’re curious and our curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.”  Collier-King’s...
Advise, Advise: Volume 50 (2021-2022)

Honor Society: Spring 2022

Digital badges—online credentials that reflect achievement and skills—are as authentic and legitimate as high school diplomas, certificates, and in some cases, licenses. NHS and NJHS students receive automatic digital member badges once they are registered with a student account at the national office and are verified by their adviser. Digital badges are hosted by Credly,...
Advise, Advise: Volume 50 (2021-2022)

NatStuCo Update: Spring 2022

The Distinguished Student Leadership (DSL) Program helps secondary schools identify students who have achieved a high level of leadership skill and knowledge while also building their expertise. Open year-round, the program enables students to create a leadership portfolio, engage in associated activities, and write a reflective essay (which they upload and submit online) on their...
Advise, Advise: Volume 50 (2021-2022)

Morning Announcements: Spring 2022

Student Leadership Network NASSP, the parent organization of NHS and NatStuCo, has launched its first-ever NHS Student Leadership Network focused on mental health and wellness. Led entirely by student leaders, this nationwide network has spent the first few meetings engaging students across the country who are committed to improving mental health for students in school...
Advise, Advise: Volume 50 (2021-2022)

Advise: Spring 2022

Features Never Stop Learning: Beth Sondel Silver-Linings Playbook: Jim Paterson Losing Control: Amy Krueger   Leading the Way: Dan Gursky Columns & Departments From the Director Morning Announcements The Middle Ground NatStuCo Update Honor Society Update A Conversation With… Active Voices Collaboration Space Take 10
Advise, Advise: Volume 50 (2021-2022)