School Leadership Program

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Educational Leadership & Foundations (EdLF)

Upcoming Information Meetings

BYU’s School Leadership Program will hold several meetings at local school district offices this fall in order to provide application and program information, as well as answer any questions future applicants may have. Each meeting starts at 4:30 p.m. and lasts about 45 minutes. Below are the dates for each district meeting. Click here to view a more detailed flyer. We hope to see you there.

Sept. 15 Alpine – Board Room

Sept. 15 Nebo – Board Room

Sept. 22 Granite – Board Room D220

Sept. 29 Provo – Board Room

Sept. 29 Canyons – Board Room

Oct. 6 Wasatch – Board Room

Oct. 13 Jordan – Auxiliary Building


Upcoming application dates:
  • January 22 - School Leadership Program Applications Due (apply here)

  • January 22 - February 9 - Paper Application Screening

  • February 16 (5:30-8:00pm) - School Leadership Program Live Screening
    (by invitation)

  • March 9 (5:30 - 7:30 p.m.) - School Leadership Program New Student Orientation Dinner (by invitation)


Visit our Frequently Asked Questions Page for more information.


Program Tracks

  • LPP Track (full time). The LPP track provides a full-time schedule that begins in spring term and can be completed in 14 months.

  • ExSL Track (part time). The ExSL track provides a part-time schedule that begins in spring term and can be completed in 20 months.

  • LO (licensure only). The LO track allows those who already have a master's degree to obtain an administrative license with reduced coursework and can be completed in 14-16 months.

  • Application deadlines for both tracks are January 22, 2017. More Info



Seminars & Research

Educational Leadership and Foundations Professor Gets Fellowship in Nigeria

Professor MacLeans Geo-JaJa from the Educational Leadership and Foundations Department was awarded a fellowship by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program to travel to Nigeria to work with Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and Salamatu Isah on collaborative research publication, teaching, and knowledge transfer.

Alumni Spotlight

Administration Without Judgement

How do you discipline a frustrated student who is acting out in class because he fled his country and was relocated to the opposite side of the world? Or how do you help students whose parents are in the homeless shelter down the street? These are just a few of the challenges assistant principal and BYU’s Leadership Preparation Program graduate Kip Carlsen is trying to tackle.