Joel Coleman appointed as interim Superintendent

Superintendent for the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind Joel Coleman has been named the interim Superintendent of Public Instruction for the State of Utah. Coleman, who has served as the USDB superintendent for the past year, will transition into the interim position at the Utah State Office of Education over the next week. He will remain in that position until a permanent superintendent steps in before resuming his position at the USDB. . . . → Read More

Learning Forward Selects Utah as Critical Friend State for Common Core Implementation

Learning Forward Logo_"Utah Selected by Learning Forward as ‘Critical Friend State’ to Review and Contribute to Creation of System to Support Teachers Implementing Common Core State Standards"

Utah has been selected as a Critical Friend in a new initiative led by Learning Forward – a national membership and advocacy organization focused on professional development – to create a statewide, comprehensive system to support educators as they implement Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and new student assessments. . . . → Read More