Gail Connelly

Gail Connelly is the executive director of the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) and president of the NAESP Foundation, located in Alexandria, Virginia. NAESP leads advocacy and support efforts on behalf of its 23,000-member network of elementary and middle school principals. Connelly's 35-year career in education and association management ranges from early childhood to adulthood with specialized knowledge of K–8 educational administration.