NAPP emphasizes the development of civility and professional social skills, through a carefully crafted series of lessons. Our classes focus on creating confident young adults while still incorporating the excitement of cultural events, dinners, and dances.

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We offer three years of classes. These classes build upon each other, starting with the basics, moving towards more advanced lessons as your child enters high school. Regsitration is open for students in fifth grade or above.

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Our Start

Founded over 20 years ago by Leslie McBee, North Atlanta Professional Prep (NAPP) has become a staple in the Atlanta community for teaching young adults the skills for professional development and social success.

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Online Registration

2021 registration is now open for students in fifth grade or above.
Space is limited.

If your child is currently in fourth grade or under, please request a future invitation.

Curriculum snapshot

Year 1: Physical Presence | Basics of Conversation | Introductions | Posture | Lending a Helping Hand | RSVP Etiquette | Do’s & Don’ts of Social Media | Table Manners | Basic Dance Steps | How to be a Good Guest

Year 2: Advanced Conversations | Networking | Interview Prep | Proper Dress for Every Occasion | How to be a Good Host | Respectful Relationship Guide | Formal Dining Protocol: 5 Course Meal | Formal Ball: Dessert and Dancing

Year 3: White Tie Formal Dinner and Dance | Enriched Learning Experience at an Atlanta Historical Venue | Themed Party with Advanced Dance Lessons and Bites Around the World | Focused Interview Prep and Resume Work Shops | Life Skills: How to Write a Check, Address and Envelope, Shine Shoes, Sew a Button, and much more!

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Hear what parents say

“I was astounded when my son got into the car after the first lesson and said he loved it.”

“I cannot imagine how young adults of today would ever learn the etiquette, grace and social interaction skills without the instruction you provide. There is a richness in your lessons that will make these young people into better adults.”

“Kids need to learn this from someone other than their parents.”

“I have told so many people what important work you and your team are doing and how you are changing our young people’s lives. Being the mother of a child with social skills challenges, this is beyond my wildest dreams.”

“You teach things that most kids do not learn anywhere else.”

“Thank you so much for your great work with our children this year. I saw a noticeable difference in my son's social skills -- especially his willingness to greet adults, shake hands, and make proper introductions when his grandparents were visiting. Very impressive.”