Mark Huntsman, USBE Chairman

Mark Huntsman, (Left) being sworn in to the State Board in 2014.

Fillmore resident and businessman Mark Huntsman was elected Friday as the chair of the Utah State Board of Education for a one-year term beginning in January 2017. Huntsman, first elected to the State Board in 2014, will be joined by Terryl Warner, Brittney Cummins and Alisa Ellis as vice chairs, rounding out a leadership team with broad expertise and diverse knowledge. . . . → Read More

State Board Meeting Summary

In its December 9, 2016 meeting, the Utah State Board of Education: • Elected Mark Huntsman as the next chairman and elected Terryl Warner, Brittney Cummins, and Alisa Ellis as first, second, and third vice chairs respectively. • Adopted the Board’s Charter School Task Force recommendations seeking to clarify the governing roles of the Utah State Board of Education and the Utah State Charter School Board. • Adopted a resolution seeking a single, coherent school accountability system in the state. . . . → Read More

2016 State Superintendent Search Survey

The Utah State Board of Education today launched a survey that asks the public what they believe are the most important qualifications and characteristics in a State Superintendent. . . . → Read More

Search Process for New Superintendent

The Utah State Board of Education today created a search committee to appoint a Superintendent of Public Instruction. The committee is scheduled to meet for the first time next week. It will then establish criteria, a search process, and a timeline. . . . → Read More