Study: More than Half of New Utah Teachers Quit Within Seven Years

Fifty-six percent of Utah teachers who began in the teaching profession in 2007-08 were no longer classroom teachers in Utah by 2014-15, according to a study released today by the Utah Education Policy Center (UPEC) in collaboration with the Utah State Board of Education. . . . → Read More

Utah 2016 PAEMST Finalists

Seven Utah educators have been named state finalists for the 2016 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). The elementary mathematics finalists are: . . . → Read More

TSSP Applications for 2015-16

Utah Teachers at the Summer 2013 Core Academy

The Utah State Office of Education is pleased to announce the continuation of the Teacher Salary Supplement Program (TSSP) for the 2015-2016 school year. . . . → Read More

Grade 6-8 Science Standards

The Utah State Board of Education voted Friday, Oct., 9, 2015, to send out the revised Science and Engineering Education Standards for grades 6-8 for an additional 30-day public review. Parents, educators, and other stakeholders are invited to read the proposed standards and provide comment. The review period will end Nov. 9, 2015. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: May 12, 2015

In today’s ENR: Leadership changes made at the Utah State Office of Education. D-News features married teachers who are retiring this year. Graduation rates are on the rise nationally and in Utah, the growth in Hispanic high school graduation is tops in the country and Utah ranks fourth in overall growth in high school graduation. Teachers say the classroom is a stressful place. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 12. . . . → Read More

Saturday Studio Seminars

Christelle Estrada, Secondary Language Arts Specialist

For five years Saturday Studio Seminars have been a collaborative and creative space where educators from across the state come together for three Saturdays in the fall to learn with each other and then re-design instruction to use immediately in the classroom. . . . → Read More

Social Studies Designer/Facilitator Application

Utah State Office of Education Logo

The Utah State Office of Education will be offering a series of online courses specifically tailored to social studies instruction by course and grade level. . . . → Read More

CenturyLink Teachers and Technology Grant Program

The Utah State Office of Education (USOE) is administering the CenturyLink Teachers and Technology grants for the state of Utah. This program will award a total of $55,000.00 to support preK-12 grants that demonstrate innovative uses of technology in the classroom. This program is funded by the CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Oct. 30, 2014

2014 Education bills

In today’s ENR: The Legislature takes an early look at potentially changing the election process for State Board of Education. If you’re reading this before 12:15 p.m., you can join the Trib Talk with incoming State Superintendent Brad Smith. Spectrum looks at Common Core math in Washington District. Utah Political Capitol previews some of the education bills coming up in January. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Oct. 30. . . . → Read More