Building and Sustaining a Long Term Board Culture

UAPCS is pleased to announce that we are bringing the entire, nationally-renowned “Everlasting Board Culture” series to Utah. This six-part series will help your board improve in every aspect of what you do. As you implement turnkey processes, your board meetings will become more efficient; your relationship with your director will improve; and you’ll have […]

Registration for ACES training is OPEN

The Aspiring Charter Executive Seminars (ACES) are starting again this year and seats are filling up fast. If you want to increase your leadership and communication skills, take advantage of this great training opportunity. Vital Smarts Master Trainer J. Lynn Jones will cover the entire “Crucial Conversations” and “Crucial Accountability” series. The first training will be October 20 […]

October UAPCS Member Meeting

On Tuesday, October 13th, UAPCS will hold our next member meeting.  We have a full agenda with the elections of two new board members and discussion on the charter agreement, charter school funding, and SAGE opt out.  The full agenda can be found here.

STEM Scholarship Nominations Open

Once again this year, the Utah STEM Action Center is partnering with the BioUtah to provide 3 scholarships in the amount of $500 each to be presented at our Awards Luncheon at the Utah Life Science Summit on Thursday, November 5th. The selection process for the STEM Scholarships include nominations submitted online at Nominations will be accepted for students currently enrolled […]

Special Screening for “Most Likely to Succeed” Comes to Utah

We’re pleased to announce that the 2015 award-winning documentary on Education, “Most Likely to Succeed” is coming to Utah!  The film’s Director, Greg Whiteley, will be in attendance and conduct a Q&A session following both screenings.  Seats are limited. Utah Valley Screening on Tuesday, September 22 – Doors open at 6 pm (30 min prior […]


AISU is proud to sponsor EDU-CON Utah Thursday, October 15, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. We have two exciting keynote speakers – United States Congressman Rob Bishop (UT-1) and Utah State Senator Howard Stephenson. Congressman Bishop spent his career as a public school teacher in Box Elder County and Senator Stephenson led the effort […]

UAPCS Hiring Communication and Media Coordinator

  THE POSITION  The Communications & Media Relations Coordinator (CMRC) will execute the communication goals and vision of the organization’s strategic plan and will be a collaborative partner with the rest of the UAPCS staff on communication opportunities and challenges. The CMRC will also help the organization gain visibility by identifying and cultivating media opportunities. […]

Delays with TIDE Affect SAGE

2015-2016 SAGE User Accounts – Passwords Reset on Tuesday, August 25th Update: There has been a delay in the launch of TIDE, which will also delay the launch of ORS, SAGE Interim and Mid-Year Summative Testing and the SAGE Formative system. TIDE will now launch on August 25th – users will receive emails to reset […]

Reconnecting, Recharging and Rediscovering

UAPCS’ 9th Annual Conference will be replete with training opportunities. On the morning of June 15, we’ll host a “New Board Member Boot Camp,” and provide additional trainings on Utah’s Open and Public Meetings Law, financial reports and avoiding liability trouble. And then we’ll have lunch. Attending Monday morning’s classes is free, but you do need to […]

UAPCS Research Projects

Last week I noted that the State Charter School Board has asked UAPCS to gauge how many schools already have websites, and how many do not. Quite a few charter schools sent me links to their websites, but I haven’t heard from all of you in charterland. Please send me an email indicating whether your […]