2015 MESA State Competition

Students from across Utah competed in the 2015 MESA State Competition this month. The annual event, which is held in conjunction with USU Physics Day at Lagoon, had a total of eight high schools and three middle schools teams participate. . . . → Read More

KSL Teacher Feature Grand Prize Winner

Annette Taggart, a substitute teacher in Granite School District, was surprised Tuesday as the Zions Bank KSL Teacher Feature grand prize winner. . . . → Read More

American Indian Leadership Recognition Conference

American Indian Leadership Recognition Conference utahpubliceducation.org/2014/04/24/american-indian-leadership-recognition-conference/ American Indian Leadership Recognition Conference on April 19, 2014 . . . → Read More

MESA Day Competition

MESA Day Competition by Paul Ross

The objective was clear: prevent a few eggs from cracking after being dropped off a second floor balcony. . . . → Read More

Spring Social Studies Conference

"Globe" by Jason Bachman/CC/flickr

Teachers don’t forget the Utah Council for the Social Studies Spring Conference is Saturday, March 2. . . . → Read More

MLK Essay/Video Award Winners

"Utah’s 2013 MLK Essay and Video Award Winners" by Tina Morandy

The Utah State Office of Education today announced the winners for the state’s 29th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay and Video contest. See who took the top honors. . . . → Read More

Sharing Navajo Traditions with Utah’s Schoolchildren

Navajo Cultural Presentation 2

How many American Indian Tribes are there? That’s the question that stumps them. And it’s one of the reasons why Sharee Tso takes her Navajo culture to schoolchildren, so they can learn more about this nation’s First People and understand that they’re still around. . . . → Read More

Utah Leads the Way to Improve Mathematics Teaching and Learning

Matheson Junior High School_Utah Leads the Way to Improve Mathematics Teaching and Learning

On Friday and Saturday, November 4 and 5, more than 400 mathematics teachers met at Matheson Junior High School in the Granite School District for an opportunity to learn more about quality teaching in mathematics. . . . → Read More

Utah History Teacher of the Year surprised with $1,000 check

Oakridge Elementary School fifth and sixth grade teacher Jan Rolan was surprised this morning with a $1,000 check in her classroom and a breakfast reception in her honor. Rolan is the 2011 Utah History Teacher of the year and has been teaching at Oakridge for eleven years. Her colleagues say she is a leader at her school and throughout the state. . . . → Read More