May 28


June 3–6, 2013

General Session for Parents, Teachers, and Guests: June 3, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Faculty Session: June 4, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Faculty Retreat & Grade-Level Teamwork: June 5, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
New Faculty Orientation: June 6, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

“How Firm a Foundation”

Essential Practices that Produce Principle Approach® Results

Featuring Breakout Training for Parents, Teachers, and Administrators

Applying the Principle Approach to the Home and Classroom

The Seven Principles in Practice, The 4-R Reflective Learning Process, Internal Principles to External Application, Celebrating Learning, Reaching All Levels of Learners, Helping Children with Exceptionalities,  Healthy Expectations,  Accommodation and Accountability, Lesson Preparation Techniques,  Curriculum Design,  Model Lesson Plans, Applications & Tools for the Home and Classroom, Classroom Management, Cultivating Christian, Self-Government, Tools & Hints for Maintaining a Vibrant and Orderly Classroom Atmosphere, Pacing,  The Notebook Method, The Christian Idea of the Child, Gaining a Providential View of History – “His Story”, The Power of Word Studies, The Art of Teaching Through Music, Demonstrations of Teaching Literature in the Home, Unlocking Individual Potential, Our Heritage of Christian Education


“The Lord requireth the heart and a willing mind”
(D&C 64:34)

Who is invited to attend?

Parents, teachers, grandparents, professionals, ecclesiastical leaders, and policymakers who feel passionately about character education from a restored-gospel perspective. In addition, this training is a must for LDS educators who plan to use the Principle Approach in their teaching. Students ages 14 and up are welcome upon registration for the program. Babies in arms are welcome; however, please no toddlers or young children.

Where and When?

American Heritage School
736 North 1100 East, American Fork, Utah 84003

(Directly across from the Mount Timpanogos Temple)

June 3, 2013, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Walk-in registration at 7:30 a.m.

How do I register?

Call or e-mail Lisa Mulvey at (801) 642-0055 x300,

What is the cost?

– Current AHS Patrons and Applicant Families: No cost. Registration fee is waived; however, we greatly appreciate pre-registration for planning purposes.

– Non-Patron: $20 for pre-registration, $25 at the door (pre-registration must be received by Wednesday, May 29).


Childcare will not be provided. No young children or toddlers please (babies in arms are welcome). Students ages 14 and up are welcome upon registration.

Materials & Preparation

Materials will be provided as part of your course registration fee. You should bring scriptures and writing utensils. Curricula, guides, and other educational materials, including various Foundation for American Christian Education titles, may be purchased at American Heritage School.

Directions to American Heritage School

From I-15 North or South, take the American Fork 500 East Exit. Go north to State Street. Turn right (East) on State Street and go to 1100 East, following signs to the hospital. Continue past the hospital up the hill until you reach American Heritage School directly across the street from the Mt. Timpanogos LDS Temple.

Nearest Lodging

Best Western (801) 768-1400
Days Inn (801) 768-8322
Quality Inn (801) 763-8383


Lunch is on your own. Various restaurants are also within close driving distance of the School, including Panda Express, Bajio Grill, Sonic, Wingers, Wendy’s, Fazoli’s, etc.

More information about American Heritage School & Family Education Center?

See our website at


“We ought to foster education and intelligence of every kind; cultivate literary tastes, and men of literary and scientific talent should improve that talent; and all should magnify the gifts which God has given unto them… If there is anything good and praiseworthy in morals, religion science, or anything calculated to exalt and ennoble man, we are after it. But with all our getting, we want to get understanding, and that understanding which flows from God.” (John Taylor)

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