Leading Schools Utah


Friday Institute and UEN invite principals to participate in this unique professional learning summit. The Leading Schools Summit is a multi-day event designed to provide principals with the support and professional learning opportunities they need to lead student-centered, personalized and digital learning initiatives in their schools. Participants will be guided through the design-thinking process to work on a self-selected problem of practice across three days.

Leading Schools Cohort – Boston 2017
Leading Schools Cohort - Salt Lake City 2018
Leading Schools Cohort – Salt Lake City 2018


Principals and assistant principals at any level with any amount of experience that are beginning, wanting to, or already making progress on a digital and personalized learning transition in their schools.

  • Personalized Problem-Solving: Engage with peers to address key challenges in the transition to digital and personalized learning.
  • Job-Embedded Training: Learn with experienced principal coaches in key areas including: school culture and change management, professional learning, communication and community engagement, and learning spaces.
  • Tangible Examples of Innovation: Explore tested leadership strategies and visit spaces of innovation.
  • Design Thinking Framework: Design solutions for your own problems of practice, and reflect, ideate and experiment with mavens and peer leaders.
  • Continued Network of Support: Collaborate with school leaders with similar challenges during the summit, and with a growing network of innovative leaders after the summit.

Registration Information

Registration cost is $250 for Non-Utah Educators. Registration cost is $50 for Utah Educators. Cost reduction for Utah Educators is supported through UEN via scholarship and will be automatically applied at checkout.

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