Superintendent Search Narrows to four Finalists

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah State Board of Education’s Superintendent Search Committee today continued the process of selecting a new superintendent of public instruction by inviting representatives from nearly 30 community groups to participate in interviewing several semi-finalists. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Aug. 15, 2014

In today’s ENR: State Board of Education names Joel Coleman as interim superintendent. St. George Spectrum wrongly opines that Utah’s core lacks requirements for handwriting. You’ll find the standards by doing a keyword search on “handwriting” in the standards. State Board Members Johnson and Moss discuss the ESEA waiver. Washington superintendents aren’t keen on NCLB designations. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Aug. 15. . . . → Read More

Joel Coleman appointed as interim Superintendent

Superintendent for the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind Joel Coleman has been named the interim Superintendent of Public Instruction for the State of Utah. Coleman, who has served as the USDB superintendent for the past year, will transition into the interim position at the Utah State Office of Education over the next week. He will remain in that position until a permanent superintendent steps in before resuming his position at the USDB. . . . → Read More

New Mobile Audiology Clinic

Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (USDB) dedicated a new mobile audiology clinic to the late Melvin Nielson during ribbon cutting ceremony on April 24. . . . → Read More

Joel Coleman, New Superintendent of USDB

The Utah State Board of Education today unanimously appointed District 6 Board Member District 6 Board Member Joel Coleman of West Jordan as new superintendent of the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (USDB) effective July 1. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 7, 2013

Graduation ceremony photo by Granite School District

In today’s ENR: Congratulations to Joel Coleman, new superintendent at USDB. And to Ember Conley, new superintendent in Park City. Will teachers see a pay cut? Washington’s Post and Times looks at the dueling bills to replace NCLB. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 7. . . . → Read More

USDB Superintendent Finalists

Utah State Board of Education Seal

The Utah State Board of Education has named three finalists to replace retiring Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (USDB) Superintendent Steven W. Noyce. . . . → Read More