Education News Roundup: Sept. 10, 2015

Suicide Prevention Specialist Cathy Davis speaks at the Preventing and Responding to Student Suicide conference on Sept. 10

In today’s education headlines: Students send messages of hope, suicide prevention through artwork. State auditors call for more collaboration between high schools, tech college. A new study from a British technology group says students are more interested in coding than in learning a foreign language. School district receives an offer for the purchase of Provo High. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 10. . . . → Read More

School Safety and Emergency Conference

Utah State Office of Education Logo

School Safety and Emergency Conference The Utah State Office of Education (USOE) will host an Annual K-12 Public School Emergency and Safety Conference next week. . . . → Read More

Suicide Prevention Video

Debi Lewis, Utah State Office of Education Suicide Prevention Specialist

Staff at USOE has worked with key stakeholders including, Utah Division of Substance Abuse & Mental Health, Suicide, NAMI Utah, Utah Chapter of American Foundation of Suicide Prevention, and school district personnel and leadership to develop an outline video that is available to all LEAs and licensed employees. . . . → Read More

In Case you Missed it

photo collage of minority students

Check out these two recent and informative presentations on suicide prevention and anti-bullying. . . . → Read More

Bullying Prevention Assembly

LtoR: Ray Timothy, Nick Vujicic, and Gov. Gary Herbet

In this post Ray Timothy, CEO and Executive Director of the Utah Education Network, details the upcoming free assembly on the prevention of bullying and youth suicide. The presentation will be available to schools next week via the UEN’s Interactive Video Conferencing system. . . . → Read More