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Principals serve as instructional leaders
and, according to Rick DuFour, as Lead Learners in their schools. Lead Learners must know how to recognize and develop leadership among their teachers. The Elementary Principals Mathematics and Science Leadership Academy (EPMSLA) is a workshop that helps principals understand the content, pedagogy, and process behind developing leaders in mathematics and science.

After five sessions, principals meet the expectations of three Utah Educational Leadership Standards in terms of mathematics and science. Specifically, principals will meet standards in Visionary Leadership (Standard 1), Teaching and Learning (Standard 2), and Management for Learning (Standard 3).

Complete an application to take your first step toward the Academy.


The application process for EPMSLA's 2013-2014 class is closed. It will reopen in May 2014 for the 2014-2015 school year.

2013-2014 Session Information

Session 1
October 2-4, 2013
Wasatch School District, Heber City

Session 2
November 14-15, 2013
Cache County School District, North Logan

Session 3
January 9-10, 2014
Nebo School District, Spanish Fork

Session 4
March 6-7, 2014
Iron County School District, Cedar City

Session 5
April 24-25, 2014
Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, Draper

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