Home Hosts Needed

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Eighteen high school students from Madrid, Spain are coming to Utah for two weeks next month. They are English students from a prestigious high school in Madrid, Colegio Villalkor. We need to find home hosts willing to take them into their homes for the two weeks they are here, from November 12 – 26. . . . → Read More

State Board’s May Meeting Summary

Utah State Board of Education Meeting Summary Briefly

In its May 13, 2016 meeting, the Utah State Board of Education:

Agreed, conditionally, to review the state’s math and English language arts standards and to support Gov. Gary Herbert in his request to look at replacing Utah’s SAGE tests in high school with the ACT . . . → Read More

Symposium for Educators




Attention educators looking to get Licensure Renewal points. Check out the upcoming Salt Lake Community College Social Science Symposium for Educators. . . . → Read More

Congratulations to Merinda Davis

Merinda Davis, 2015 National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellow.




Congratulations to Lakeridge Jr. High School Social Studies teacher Merinda Davis for being selected as one of the 2015 Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellow. . . . → Read More

Social Studies Designer/Facilitator Application

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The Utah State Office of Education will be offering a series of online courses specifically tailored to social studies instruction by course and grade level. . . . → Read More

Social Studies December Update

Robert Austin, Utah State Office of Education K-12 Social Studies Specialist_"Adults in the building: a teachable moment"




I had the great pleasure of reading applications last night for those teachers who wish to take part in the Driven2Teach program, supported by the Larry H. Miller Group and Zion’s bank. . . . → Read More

Utah History Day

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Planning is Underway for Utah History Day (formerly Utah History Fair). . . . → Read More

State Capitol Field Trip

State Capitol Field Trip




The Utah Commission on Civic and Character Education welcomes your application for field trip transportation reimbursement to visit the Legislature during this session. . . . → Read More

Congratulations to Robert Austin

Robert Austin, Utah State Office of Education K-12 Social Studies Specialist_"Adults in the building: a teachable moment"




Utah State Office of Education’s Teaching and Learning Social Studies Specialist Robert Austin is the recipient of the Community Member of the Year Award from the Utah State Bar for his efforts to create a better understanding of the legal profession, judiciary and legislative process in Utah. . . . → Read More