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...
In partnership with the Utah State Board of Education and the Department of Workforce Services, the UEPC conducted an external evaluation of the Intergenerational Poverty Interventions (IGPI) in Public Schools grant program. Created by Senate Bill 43, the IGPI in public schools grant program appropriated $1,000,000 for programming. The...
PDF Quick Links:IGPI Evaluation Report 2017-218IGP Longitudinal ReportIGP Report Public 2016-17Teen Afterschool Prevention Grant Program Evaluation 2016-2017STEMLink Afterschool Grant Program Evaluation 2016-2017IGPI 2015-16 Year 2 Evaluation Report Final GranteesIGPI Evaluation At A GlanceIntergenerational Poverty Interventions Eval 2014-15IGPI Fast Facts
In partnership with the Utah State Board of Education, the UEPC conducted an external evaluation of 21st Century Community Learning Centers in Utah. The purposes of the evaluation were 1) to examine current 21st CCLC program offerings and 2) to identify 21st CCLC sites with exemplary and innovative program practices....
PDF Quick Links:Services and Innovative Practices in Utah 2016-17American Preparatory Academy: West Valley Campus IIGlendale-Mountain View Community Learning CenterGrand County Middle School CCLCHser Ner Moo Community & Welcome CenterWoodrow Wilson Elementary CCLC
This study explored the application of a collaboratively designed, quality improvement model (QIM) for afterschool programs. The quality study found support for a new continuous improvement model of afterschool program quality. The validity study concluded that self-reported QT results may be inflated.
PDF Quick Links:APQ Report 2017
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...
PDF Quick Links:UEPC Teacher Shortages
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.
PDF Quick Links:CACTUS Beginning Teacher Turnover
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.
PDF Quick Links:SASS TFS Brief
This policy history report summarizes the policies and programs established by the Utah Sate Board of Education between in a 15 year period (1997-2015). The report summarizes and reports bills in ten categories: Assessment and Accountability, Charter Schools, Curriculum, Educators, Funding Policies, Governance, New Programs, Pilot Programs, Parental Role, and Technology.
PDF Quick Links:UEPC Policy History
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....