Welcome to the Utah Education Policy Center
Utah Education Policy Center Mission
The Utah Education Policy Center (UEPC) is an independent, non-partisan University of Utah research center in the College of Education that bridges research, policy, and practice for Utah public schools and higher education. The UEPC seeks to inform and influence educational policy in Utah and the region to increase educational equity, excellence, access, and opportunities for all children and adults in Utah. The Utah Education Policy Center:
- Engages in timely and rigorous educational research and evaluation,
- Provides reliable answers to questions about the success of current educational practices and programs,
- Guides policymakers, decision-makers, and practitioners on the utilization of research findings to improve policies and practices, and
- Collaborates with practitioners to improve educational practices through planning, coaching, and outcome-focused processes.