Board Meeting Public Comment

Board Meeting Public Comment


How to Give Public Comment at Board Meetings

The Utah State Board of Education (USBE) appreciates your interest in sharing your public comments at the monthly board meeting. Individuals may sign up one week before the specified board meeting by e-mailing a request to

At any time, you are welcome to send written comments to the Board at Communications sent to this email address will be received by all board members, the USBE superintendency, and select board staff. Please include the city where you live in your email so your recognized board member may choose to reply personally.

Public Comment Disclaimer

Please note, failure to follow the below guidelines during public comment may result in action, including but not limited to: termination of your time to give comment, removal from the meeting, and future restriction to written public comment only. 

  1. Public comments are limited to 2 minutes per person.
  2. A comment can express simple support or dissent for regulatory action. However, a constructive comment supported with evidence, data, and information is more likely to influence regulatory decision-making.
  3. Individuals should not use public comment to complain about personnel issues or attack or defame an individual.
  4. Speakers making a highly detailed or complex comment should also consider providing a written outline of their words to the Board.
  5. Please remember that children may hear your comments. Be thoughtful and professional.
  6. Keep your comments appropriate for a general audience. If you have material with explicit language/content, submit such material in writing to the Board at

Standing Committee Meetings

Individuals who want to comment on a specific agenda item(s) during a committee meeting, please get in touch with the following people:

Andrea Curtin
Standards and Assessment Committee |

Vanessa Barnes
Law and Licensing Committee |

Cammy Wilcox
Finance Committee |