Teacher Feature recipient Debbie Reiber inspires new generation of teachers

Teaching is a family affair for the April 12, 2011, Teacher Feature recipient. Debbie Reiber is a kindergarten teacher at Cedar Ridge Elementary School in Cedar Hills, Utah, in the Alpine School District. She was nominated for the award by her daughter, who is also a teacher. . . . → Read More

Get inspired to teach

Are you interested in teaching? Perhaps you will be after viewing these inspirational public service announcements from TEACH.gov. . . . → Read More

Orem fourth grade teacher Charlene Farnworth is Teacher Feature winner

Bonneville Elementary School fourth grade teacher Charlene Farnworth has been recognized with the Teacher Feature award. The program is sponsored by KSL and Zions Bank and is in its 16th year. A representative from the Utah State Office of Education serves on the judging panel that helps select the recipients of the award. While several teachers have won the award this year already, the Teacher Feature is new to UtahPublicEducation.org. . . . → Read More

Interested in becoming a teacher?

Teacher with laptop grading papers in school classroom. Interested in becoming a teacher?

Are you interested in an alternative route to becoming a Utah teacher? Utah’s Alternative Route to Licensure program is now accepting applications through July 31, 2011. . . . → Read More

Superintendent Shumway attends international teaching summit

Utah Superintendent of Public Instruction Larry K. Shumway joins U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, educators and leaders from around the globe for a summit on teaching today and tomorrow in New York City. . . . → Read More


Are you 21st Century? That’s the question the Utah State Office of Education is asking today, knowing the future of education is already in students’ hands, on mobile devices. Through a federally-funded program, Utah’s education leaders have access to a lending library of iPod Touches and iPads. They’re learning how to use the new technology and brainstorming ways to integrate the hand-held devices into the classroom. . . . → Read More