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Utah State Board of Education 2019 Meeting Schedule

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In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing auxiliary communicative aids and services for these meetings should contact Board Secretary Lorraine Austin at (801) 538-7517 or via e-mail at lorraine.austin@schools.utah.gov, giving at least three working days' notice.

All regular meetings will be held at the Utah State Board of Education, 250 East 500 South, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84111.

Note: Times are subject to change.

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Note: A live meeting Webcast or Audiocast is typically available while meetings are in session.

Meeting Summary 

May 2, 2019 Meeting

The Utah State Board of Education:

USBE Board Members

Board Approves ‘Portrait of a Graduate’ Model

The board approved the framework for the Portrait of a Graduate which looks at the ideal profile of a Utah High School graduate. The board amended one element of the profile to included “self-advocacy” as a part of the “wellness” criteria in the framework. The motion to pass the amended framework passed unanimously.

For additional information, please contact:

Sarah Young
Executive Coordinator
Phone: (801) 538-7959 | E-mail

Patty Norman 
Deputy Superintendent of Student Success
Phone: (801) 538-7515 | E-mail

Preschool Entry and Exit Profile (PEEP) OK’d

The board discussed the proposed assessment created as required by legislation passed (HB 380 in the 2018 General Session) including the time spent on the assessment and the data collection of assessment outcomes. The board voted to approve the assessment for PEEP.  

For additional information, please contact:

Cydnee Carter
Assessment Development Coordinator
Phone: (801) 538-7654 | E-mail

Board Member Alisa Ellis Announces Upcoming Resignation

District 12 Utah State Board of Education Member Alisa Ellis announced she would resign from the Board this summer. Her husband has accepted a job in another state. Governor Gary R. Herbert will oversee the process to replace Ellis on the Board.

Midvale Elementary Request Approved by Board

The board approved the request for Midvale Elementary to use its current root cause analysis to inform the continued efforts of the school in its turnaround plan. This approval will allow for the existing analysis to inform the plan and decisions moving forward in the school’s efforts to exit turnaround status.

For additional information, please contact:

Max Lang
School Improvement and School Turnaround Specialist
Phone: (801) 538-7725 | E-mail

Leslie Evans
School Improvement and School Turnaround Specialist
Phone: (801) 538-7851 | E-mail

New Teacher and Student Success Program Approved

The Utah State Board of Education approved new Administrative Rule R277-927 Teacher and Student Success Program following approval of the program during the 2019 general session of the Utah Legislature.

The program requires district and charter schools to submit a student success framework for a school in order to be awarded money from the program. The board discussed and passed an amendment to clarify that funds from this program may not be used for a preschool program.

For additional information, please contact:

Darin Nielsen 
Assistant Superintendent of Student Success
Phone: (801) 538-7811 | E-mail

Angela Stallings
Deputy Superintendent of Policy
Phone: (801) 538-7550 | E-mail

Scott Jones
Deputy Director of Operations
Phone: (801) 538-7400 | E-mail

Board Approves Rule Amendments

USBE approved the following Administrative Rule changes.

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Board Approves Perkins V Transition Plan

The Utah State Board of Education approved the state’s one-year transition plan to the newly updated federal Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, also known as Perkins V.

For additional information, please contact:

Wendi Morton 
Career and Technical Education Federal and State Programs Coordinator
Phone: (801) 538-7738 | E-mail

Thalea Longhurst 
State Career and Technical Education Director
Phone: (801) 538-7889 | E-mail

Darin Nielsen 
Assistant Superintendent of Student Success
Phone: (801) 538-7811 | E-mail

Consent Calendar Approved

USBE Consent Calendar
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Highlights from Friday’s Committee Meetings

USBE Board Committees
Finance Committee, Law and Licensing Committee, and Standards and Assessment Committee will meet on May 3, 2019 beginning at 1 p.m.

Meeting Agendas
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Committee items approved Friday will be heard by the full Board during its June 6, 2019 meeting.

Those who wish to comment on pending Administrative Rules or rule changes of existing rules are invited to contact us via e-mail at rule.comments@schools.utah.gov.

Highlights of theFinance Committee meeting include:

Highlights of the Law and Licensing Committee meeting include:

Highlights of the Standards and Assessment Committee meeting include:

Archived Meetings

Agendas/Minutes

Utah State Board of Education meeting minutes after 2017 can be accessed at BoardDocs in the Library under General, then Minutes/Summaries.