Teaching and Learning

Welcome to Teaching and Learning

Our mission at the Teaching and Learning section of the Utah State Board of Education is to collaboratively build capacity and develop a culture that provides access to equitable opportunity for quality learning experiences vital to career and life success. To achieve this mission, the Teaching and Learning team:

  • Facilitates the development and implementation of Utah’s Core Standards.
  • Develops and curates resources in collaboration with stakeholders to support student-centered instruction that incorporates Utah’s Core Standards and Utah’s Portrait of a Graduate Competencies.
  • Identifies evidence-based practices to address stakeholder needs and disseminates research evidence to achieve the Utah State Board of Education’s vision, mission, and strategic plan.
  • Cultivates partnerships with educators to elevate the teaching profession in support of innovation and creativity.
  • Provides high-quality professional learning to support educators in maximizing their knowledge, skills, and dispositions to most positively impacting student learning.
  • Executes, supports, and monitors educational initiatives established by the Utah State Legislature.
  • Grants educator licenses and endorsements, monitors educator preparation programs, and administers relicensure processes in accordance with Utah Code and Board Rule.