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Professional Growth and Leadership (Summer 2023)

Jun 1, 2023 - Aug 9, 2023

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 About Professional Growth and Leadership

This six-week course will focus on developing and demonstrating the competencies that Utah school leaders draw on to create a culture and supportive environment where high-quality instruction will flourish. Focusing on the Foundations of Instructional Design and Pedagogy, this course will deepen participants’ understanding of instructional frameworks & varying modalities of instruction. The course will support leaders to leverage their understanding to plan for implementation in their school, including the observation and coaching of instruction. Participants will also learn about and explore digital tools & content curated by the state to best support their use for teaching and learning. Across the six weeks, leaders will demonstrate understanding through developing a plan that articulates the instructional framework(s) in use at their school and articulates their vision for engaging stakeholders and supporting implementation.

Participants: Principals, Assistant Principals, Executive Directors
Credit: 1 USBE or 1 SUU Credit
Course Type: Online with required 3 virtual sessions (via zoom)
Cost: Free to Utah Educators
Endorsement Category: EdTech Leadership Endorsement


 Expected Learning Outcomes

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 Final Assessment Project

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 Education Technology Endorsement

Through the completion of the Ed Tech Endorsement for School Leaders, UT leaders will understand the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed for teachers to implement Utah’s Edtech competencies and will be equipped with the tools needed to create a culture and supportive environment where high-quality instruction will flourish. By earning this competency-based endorsement, leaders will have the opportunity to deepen their knowledge and learn from peers while creating a plan for strengthening their school learning community.  

The Full Ed Tech Endorsement for Schools Leaders will require the completion of four online, competency-based courses. Each course will align with one of the Utah Ed Tech Endorsement Competencies Strands for educators as follows: 

  1. Foundation of Instructional Design for School Leaders
  2. Supporting 21st Century Learners
  3. Digital Citizenship and Information Literacy
  4. Professional Growth and Leadership