Aspiring Principals' Academy

Do you want to be a principal?

We are seeking innovative teachers (counselors, psychologists, etc.) who want to learn about becoming future leaders to join in the Aspiring Principals' Academy, sponsored by the BYU-Public School Partnership. The APA is made up of teachers who meet four times during the year to explore the principalship.


Tentative 2017-2018 Schedule

Tuesday Sept. 12, 2017 (8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
Tuesday Dec. 5, 2017 (8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
Tuesday February 27, 2018 (8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
Tuesday April 24, 2018 (4:30 - 8:00 p.m.)

Why Join the Aspiring Principals' Academy?

You learn

  • which leadership skills you will need,

  • what it takes to be a principal, and

  • whether leadership is the right path for you.

You receive

  • expanded networking opportunities,

  • increased insight into district cultures, and

  • information about the BYU School Leadership Program.

We expect

  • you will attend every session (tentative schedule above),

  • you will complete assigned readings before each session, and

  • you will actively participate and enjoy the sessions.

No cost, as

  • you will not be charged to participate, 

  • the cost of your substitutes will be covered, and

  • a $1,000 scholarship is possible if you apply and are accepted to the BYU School Leadership Program. (This scholarship will be prorated based on attendance at all four APA sessions). Those who participate as a License Only student are eligible for a $500 scholarship.

Application Information

Apply Here

While applications for 2016-2017 are now closed, we invite you to apply for the 2017-2018 Aspiring Principals' Academy. Application will open in early winter 2017. We encourage you to speak with your principal about joining us for the 2017-2018 Aspiring Principals' Academy. 


Applications are due June 2, 2017 .



Contact Email Phone
EDLF Department 801-422-6070
David Boren 801-422-0059
Alpine District: John Patten  
Canyons District: Steve Dimond  
Granite District: Bill Kenley  
Nebo District: Rick Nielsen  
Jordan District: June LeMaster  
Provo City District: Jason Cox  
Wasatch County District: Paul Sweat  
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Educational Leadership & Foundations (EdLF)