Elementary Principals Mathematics and Science Leadership Academy (EPMSLA)

Session One

October 2-4
Wasatch School District, Heber City, Utah


Day One

October 2, 2013
The evening of October 2nd with be an introductory session for the full year of the Academy. Here are the handouts and readings for the opening session:

Opening Session Presentation

The 12 Principles of Adult Learning

The Eight Step Plan for EPMSLA

Day Two

October 3, 2013
The first full day of this year's Academy will begin with a session at Timpanogos Intermediate School before heading to the Wasatch School District Offices. It will conclude with an evening session from Dr. Hugo Rossi. Here are the handouts and readings for Thursday's session:

Instructional Leadership and the Common Core State Standards Presentation

Reflecting on Actions to Implement the Common Core State Standards for Math

Getting to Measurable, Meaningful Metrics

Building Capacity for the Work

Key Shifts of the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics

Key Instructional Shifts of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Day Three

October 4, 2013
During this day at the Academy, participants will enjoy presentations from Dr. Adam Johnston of Weber State University and Sarah Young of the Utah State Office of Education. Follow the links below for handouts and readings from Friday's session:

A Framework for Science Education Presentation

Sample Problems (K-5)

The Cycle of Change


What Principals Need to Know About Teaching and Learning Mathematics
Timothy D. Kanold, Diane J. Briars, and Francis (Skip) Fennell
Chapters 1,2, and 6