Leadership Academy

2009 NCSM Summer Leadership Academy

Be Inspired. Be Motivated. Be Prepared.

Stomping on the Gap!

NCSM's newest Leadership Academy

Stomping on the Gap! is the product of research-informed best practices in mathematics education and leadership.

This exciting three-day academy promises to provide specific support and plans to developing the individual, collective, and necessary actions that will "stomp on the achievement and access gap" in your school or district.

Stomping on the Gap! is based upon the 12 leadership indicators described in the PRIME Leadership Framework, NCSM's groundbreaking publication. Come and intensively study and integrate leadership actions into your plan to address the major issues of equity and assessment that face leaders today.

Dates & Locations

June 15-18, 2009
University Place Conference Center and Hotel, IUPUI
850 West Michigan St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202

July 14-17, 2009
Zermatt Resort & Spa
784 West Resort Drive
Midway, UT 84049

Download the Academy Flyer, Academy Schedule, and Registration Form

Who Should Attend?

Aspiring and seasoned mathematics education leaders, teachers, coaches, leaders, and administrators who want to:

  • Passionately pursue levels of coherent rigor and equity in all of their work
  • Build a professional learning community of adults
  • Understand and develop leadership skills within themselves and others
  • Learn skills that lead to adult actions guaranteed to improve student achievement in their school mathematics programs
  • Develop and commit to a coherent plan of action built upon the 12 leadership indicators described in the PRIME Leadership Framework

What Will You Learn?

You will learn how to help every teacher and colleague:

  • Erase gaps in mathematics achievement for every student population
  • Work interdependently in a collaborative learning community
  • Implement research-informed best practices for equity, teaching, learning, and assessment
  • Use effective instructional planning and teaching strategies
  • Implement the intended curriculum with effective intervention
  • Use summative assessments for formative purposes

Generously supported by Kaplan K12 Learning Services, Holt McDougal and ETA/Cuisenaire