Education News Roundup: August 2 – 2016

Summer School/Education News Roundup.




In today’s ENR: Utah State Board of Education comments on proposed ESSA regulations. A national perspective on the ESSA regulations. Davis School District looks at its standardized testing options. Carnegie Mellon University teams up with the Utah STEM Action Center and two Utah colleges on technology and education. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Aug. 2, 2016. . . . → Read More

Math Grant is now Open

STEM Action Center Logo/Education News Roundup




The K-12 Math Instructional Learning Software Grant is now open. This application will close Friday, June 10th at midnight . As a reminder, the programs listed in the application are ONLY to be used as a supplement and are not intended to replace core classroom instruction. . . . → Read More

Gov. appoints Lockhart to State School Board




The office of Gov. Gary Herbert issued a news release announcing the appointment of Stan Lockhart to the Utah State Board of Education. . . . → Read More

New State Science Specialist – Ricky Scott

Ricky Scott, USOE Science Specialist.




Meet the new Utah State Office of Education Science Specialist Ricky Scott. Welcome to the team. . . . → Read More

STEM Center Professional Learning Grant




The STEM Action Center has selected two Professional Learning Platforms to support STEM educators across Utah. Access to these products will be based on the response to a grant application and will provide districts with access to tools to utilize video examples to enhance professional learning. . . . → Read More

STEM Action Center Activities




STEM Action Center Activities for the 2014-2015 Academic School Year. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: May 8, 2014

Gearld Wright Elementary students.




In today’s ENR: Department of Workforce Services announces STEMlink grant program. Utah works out another land swap with the federal government that includes some SITLA property. Feds issue schools guidance on undocumented immigrants. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 8. . . . → Read More

Math Technologies Grant Information

2014-02-21 STEM Action Center Flyer 1




Letters of Intent are still being accepted for the Digital Learning Math Technologies Grants for grades 6-12 from the STEM Action Center. . . . → Read More

STEM 101

Mary Shumway, State Director of Career and Technical Education




If you live in the U. S., the buzz surrounding “STEM” is unavoidable. But the lack of a clear definition of STEM – or even its component parts (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) – may have us buzzing without fully recognizing basic differences in our understanding. . . . → Read More