This week in Utah public education: Learn how to find your local Summer Food Service Program location. Check out the CTE Summer Conference opportunities. Utah educators receive updated training on bullying and harassment. And the USOE legal team explains when teachers must disclose a letter of reprimand during the hiring process.
Plus, don't miss the latest news and issues in public education. Links to the daily Education News Roundup are located in the left-hand sidebar on this email, just below the "In This Issue" box.
Read on to find links to these stories, dates of upcoming education events and links to our social networks, where you'll find even more information about Utah public education.
|UPPAC Q&A: When to Disclose Letter of Reprimand?|
|By William Spiegel
The Utah State Office of Education's legal team answers your questions about Utah's public education system here on Fridays. In this edition a teacher looking for a new job asks when it's necessary to disclose receiving a UPPAC letter of reprimand. The answer plus how to submit your question are in the June 15 UPPAC Q&A. READ MORE
|Educators Receive Training on New Harassment and Bullying School Guidelines|
By Elizabeth Ziegler
About 40 officials from Wasatch Front School Districts will join staff from the Utah State Office of Education this week for a two-day training on how to identify and prevent harassment and bullying in Utah schools. District Title IX monitoring officers and USOE Educational Equity, school law, pupil transportation and Career and Technical Education staff will receive updated training on a recent "Dear Colleague" letter from the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), which set out new guidelines relating to harassment and bullying. READ MORE
|CTE Directions: 58th Annual CTE Summer Conference|
|By Mary Shumway
Join educators from across the state and participate in the 58th Annual CTE Summer Conference this month. Each CTE specialist at the Utah State Office of Education has worked diligently to deliver quality professional development in your program area. READ MORE
|Interactive Map Helps Families Find Summer Food Program Locations|
|By Elizabeth Ziegler
Families have an online tool to help them locate their local Summer Food Service Program locations. The Utah State Office of Education Child Nutrition Programs, has developed an online interactive map, listing the locations and service dates and times for programs throughout Utah. Each year as summer approaches, the USOE Child Nutrition section is flooded with calls from families wanting specific information about the Summer Food Service Program. The goal of creating the interactive map is to more efficiently help these families locate sites and to create more awareness of the program. READ MORE