The Utah State Board of Education (USBE) may have several items released for formal public comment at any given time. Below you will find information on open items for public comment, helpful resources, and information on how to report a concern. Feel free to share your input with USBE.
Members of the public are also welcome to send informal comments to their board members at any time (USBE Board Members). If you do not know the name of your board member, please go to Learn About the Candidates and Issues on the Vote.Utah.org website.
For information regarding a concern with USBE, a school district, district school, or charter school or if you believe a licensed educator has violated professional conduct rules.
R277-123: Process for Members of the Public to Report Violations of Statute and Board Rule
USBE Administrative Rules
Public Education Hotline/Report a Concern
USBE Internal Audit
Reporting Educator Misconduct/Arrests
Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission (UPPAC)
Summary: The Utah State Board of Education (USBE) is seeking public feedback on the Utah K-12 Comprehensive School Counseling Program Model.
Direct link to the draft Utah K-12 Comprehensive School Counseling Program Model
Direct link to provide feedback on the Utah K-12 Comprehensive School Counseling Program Model
For questions, or for more information, please contact USBE School Counseling Specialist, Bethany Marker firstname.lastname@example.org.
Status: Comments will be accepted through December 1, 2023
Summary: The Utah State Board of Education (USBE) is seeking public comment on DRAFT General Teaching Competencies. The draft Utah General Teaching Competencies incorporate Utah’s competency-based approach to educator preparation. The draft Utah’s General Teaching Competencies will be used to guide educator preparation programs. Educator Preparation Programs are expected to provide evidence of how they meet these competencies. USBE staff is seeking public feedback to gather stakeholder input to guide finalizing these competencies.
Direct link to provide feedback on draft Utah General Teaching Competencies:
Direct link to draft Utah General Teaching Competencies:
For questions or more Information, please contact Jennifer Prince Jennifer.email@example.com.
Status: Comments will be accepted through November 15, 2023.
USBE Assessment and Accountability
Summary: USBE is partnering with the Utah State Legislature to reexamine the state’s school accountability system.
Summary: Current board rules under consideration and/or public hearing information. Those with specific rule comments should address them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Federal Register Education Department
The Daily Journal of the United States Government