Utah Principals STEM Academy

The Utah State Office of Education is pleased to offer you the opportunity to participate in the sixth annual cohort of the Utah Principals STEM Academy, previously known as the Elementary Principals Mathematics and Science Leadership Academy. . . . → Read More

Science Opportunities for May 11-15

Here is some new (and continuing) Utah Science information and opportunities. . . . → Read More

Sign up for the Healthy STEM 5K

Healthy STEM 5K is just around the corner! “Where can I get myself an amazing t-shirt and water bottle to show my support for STEM?” “Where can I direct students and parents to learn about STEM summer opportunities for K-12 students?” “Where can I exercise both my body and mind while supporting a great cause?” . . . → Read More

M.E.S.A. Students’ Winning Performance

Utah MESA teams at the national competition.

“You can move pretty much anything” says Asma Dahir, a ninth grader at Granite Park Jr. High School, adjusting the prosthetic hand on her right arm to demonstrate how the device works. One at a time, she picked up different objects in the classroom, a book, a stapler, a bottle of hand soap, and moved them from one place to another. “It’s really easy.” . . . → Read More

Restoring MESA Funding State Board Priority

MESA Utah Video_"What is MESA Utah?"

In 2010, the Utah Legislature cut an $8 million line item in the public education budget that funds programs for at-risk students. This line item included funding for MESA Utah. MESA stands for Math Engineering Science Achievement. The purpose of MESA is to increase the number of under-served ethnic minority and female students who pursue coursework, advanced study and careers in the fields of mathematics, engineering and science. . . . → Read More