Leadership Definition

Leadership is defined in MPS as the art and science of inspiring others toward a common mission and a shared vision through collaborative relationships characterized by integrity, humility, resiliency, and commitment to empowering others to reach their highest potential.

Leadership Development in Millard Public Schools

Millard Public Schools has focused on a systemic leadership development process.

Leadership Framework

In an effort to define leadership in Millard Public Schools, a definition and Leadership Framework were developed during the 2012-2013 school year.

Principal Institute

The purpose of Millard's Elementary Principal Institute is to provide professional development for aspiring elementary principals through a structured, supportive, and experiential process. There are 3 requirements in order for staff members to receive an invitation. 1) MA degree in Elementary Education or be able to qualify for the endorsement; 2) Working in one of the following teacher leader positions: elementary admin intern or district teacher leader; 3) Candidate wants to be an elementary principal. Click here to see an overview.

New Administrator Induction

In addition to the comprehensive leadership staff development provided to all administrators and other leaders, Millard also provides a 2-year New Administrator Induction program. Click here for more information.

Leadership Academy

The purpose of MPS Leadership Academy is to develop leadership capacity in Millard Public Schools. Participating staff includes leaders who aspire to become principals, district teacher leaders or grow as a building teacher leader. Leadership Academy is open to MPS salaried staff. Click here to see the 2024-2025 overview.

Congratulations to the 2024-2025 Leadership Academy Roster!

Interested in applying for the 2025-2026 Leadership Academy? Apply via the HR job posting in January 2025.