The infographic presents the varied and meaningful ways the University of Utah trains teachers to integrate technology into instruction. The infographic covers mobile devices for content creation, cloud computing, teaching with multimedia, digital assessments, internet safety, professional learning networks, and digital presence.
The INSPIRE Leadership Survey Suite is designed to assess graduates’ experiences and perceptions, and provide a source of evidence on program outcomes. Provided by the University Council for Educational Administration and the Utah Education Policy Center, results from the INSPIRE Leadership Surveys can be used to identify areas for...
The Educator Career and Pathway Survey (ECAPS) for Teachers explores teachers’ decisions to become a teacher; the influence of various factors on their decision to remain in, move within, or leave education; satisfaction with working conditions; and career intentions. Teachers report that making a difference in the lives of...
PDF Quick Links:ECAPS for Teachers Report
In collaboration with the Utah State Board of Education, the Utah Education Policy Center is exploring the teaching labor force in Utah through multiple data and research briefs. This first brief gives a general overview of teacher shortages from existing data. View the PowerPoint slides presented at the Joint Education...
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Teacher Turnover in Utah Between 2013-14 and 2014-15 examines teacher turnover in Utah for all teachers, between two recent school years, looking specifically at turnover by various teacher and school characteristics.
PDF Quick Links:CACTUS Data Brief 2014-15 Turnover
Beginning Teacher Turnover in Utah Between 2008-09 and 2014- 15, studies a cohort of beginning teachers over an 8-year period, reporting on the rates of stayers, movers, and leavers.
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Teacher Retention in Utah: Exploring 2011-12 SASS and 2012-13 TFS Survey Data explores Utah educator retention issues from a national survey administered to teachers.
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The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute convened focus groups to identify important issues in the 2016 election. Educators was identified as an important topic. The brief provides an analysis of the issues associated with educators in Utah. The brief was co-published in partnership with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute....
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The UEPC was awarded a contract to develop and conduct surveys to support the USBE’s implementation of House Bill 149 which mandated the implementation of an on-line survey system for students, parents, and teachers opinions about teacher, administrators, and schools. Surveys include school climate measures and teacher and leader effectiveness...
PDF Quick Links:Online Satisfaction Surveys 2012-2013Online Satisfaction Surveys 2013-2014Online Satisfaction Surveys 2014-2015
Vicki Park (San Jose State University) and Amanda Datnow (University of California, San Diego) summarize a decade of research on data-driven decision making in districts and schools. They introduce a framework that focuses on the people, policies, practices, and patterns (i.e., four Ps) within data-driven decision making.