Education News Roundup: Sept. 14 – 2016

In today’s ENR: Southern Utah state school board candidates find common ground on testing, home school, federal overreach. Deaths of 2 Park City boys spark investigation, warning from school district. College Is Still the Promised Land for High-School Students. For Kids, Anxiety About School Can Feel Like ‘Being Chased By A Lion’. . . . → Read More

2017 Utah Teacher of the Year

Deputy State Superintendent of Public Instruction Rich K. Nye announced today that Salt Lake City School District West High School English language development and Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) teacher Valerie S. Gates has been named 2017 Utah Teacher of the Year. . . . → Read More

Teacher of the Year to be Named at Banquet

Deputy Utah State Superintendent of Public Instruction Rich K. Nye will announce the 2017 Utah Teacher of the Year on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 at approximately 8:15 p.m. at a banquet honoring Utah’s district and charter school teachers of the year at the Double Tree Suites by Hilton Hotel, 110 W. 600 South, Salt Lake City. Gov. Gary R. Herbert will be the keynote speaker at the banquet. . . . → Read More

2017 Teacher of the Year Finalists

Meet Utah’s 2017 Teacher of the Year finalists. . . . → Read More

MESA Outstanding Teacher Of The Year

2015-16 MESA Outstanding Teacher Of the Year Becky Dunleavy.

Congratulations to Becky Dunleavy, Utah’s Outstanding Mathematics, Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year. . . . → Read More

School District Teachers of the Year

The Utah State Office of Education honored 21 school district teachers of the year at an awards banquet on Sept. 18 at Double Tree Suites Hotel in Salt Lake City. The teachers were presented with a gift from O.C. Tanner Company as well as a gift basket from Great Harvest Bread Company, and a water . . . → Read More

Utah’s 2016 Teacher of the Year

Melody Apezteguia, Utah's 2016 Teacher of the Year.

Deputy Utah State Superintendent of Public Instruction Sydnee Dickson announced today that American Fork High School calculus teacher Melody Apezteguia (ah-pesta-jee-ah) has been named Utah’s 2016 Teacher of the Year. . . . → Read More

2016 Teacher of the Year Finalists

Meet this year’s finalists for Utah Teacher of the Year. They are: Melody Apezteguia (ah-petsa-jee-ah), a math teacher at American Fork High School. Lois Faber, a music teacher at EskDale High School in EskDale in Millard School District. Shantelle Ford, a fourth grade teacher at West Kearns Elementary in Kearns. Gordon Reeve, a math teacher at Monticello High School in the San Juan School District. Krista Thornock, a language arts and history teacher at Centennial Middle School in Provo. . . . → Read More

Mohsen Ghaffari, Utah’s 2015 Teacher of the Year

Interim Utah State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joel Coleman announced today that North Star Elementary School fifth grade teacher Mohsen Ghaffari has been named Utah’s 2015 Teacher of the Year. . . . → Read More