Education News Roundup: June 29, 2017

Spectrum takes a look at the recent Census report on per-pupil funding in the U.S. Elaine Clark named dean of the U’s College of Education. U.S. Department of Ed gives states more time on financial transparency. Parents in the United States spend an average of $58,464 on their child’s education … before they reach university, according to a new study from British banking giant HSBC. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: May 11, 2017

Grand Supt. Scott Crane is leaving to become the executive director of the Southeast Education Service Center. Salt Lake Mayor Biskupski speaks to Salt Lake and Granite students at The Leonardo. Former Utah State Board of Education Member Mark Openshaw and members of his family will be memorialized with a playground at Rock Canyon Elementary School. Nationally, CTE is looking at what remains as viable career pathways today. Alabama will dump ACT Aspire. The University of Utah is among the top schools in a new report on teacher preparation programs. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 30, 2017

Gov. Herbert finishes up action on remaining bills, including some education bills he signed at Oquirrh Hills Middle School. D-News looks at a program to get more foster care kids into college. American Preparatory Academy must halt construction on its new school until the state fire marshal can sign off on an emergency access route. Secretary DeVos stresses school choice in her first major policy address at the Brookings Institution. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

CTE Scholarship Awards Banquet

On Tuesday, April 19, 2016, the 30th Annual Career and Technical Education (CTE) Scholarships and Tuition Awards Banquet will take place at Salt Lake Community College. This banquet is a longstanding tradition used to honor CTE students throughout the state who have been selected to receive a scholarship and tuition award from a postsecondary institution in Utah. . . . → Read More

Healthy STEM 5K Run

This 5K event is designed for students, parents, and educators to come and engage in Healthy STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) experiences with the community. Participants will receive one of several prizes which may include: Healthy STEM shoe laces, Healthy STEM jump rope, Healthy STEM t-shirt or water bottle. . . . → Read More

Healthy STEM 5K Registration

Please sign up for the Healthy STEM 5k. See the flyer for all the details. Participants can register on EventBrite. . . . → Read More

Science Community Opportunities

"Megaphon" by Floeschie/CC/flickr

Great opportunities for our community. Check out the experiences below to become more engaged in the science community around us: . . . → Read More

Healthy STEM Fair Call for Presenters

We are thrilled to announce the second annual Healthy STEM 5K and Fair on Saturday, May 31 at the University of Utah. We are currently looking for non-profit community members who are interested in hosting a booth at the STEM fair. . . . → Read More