• Dr. Cathy Nelson receives funding for the National Leadership Consortium in Sensory Disabilities

    Dr. Cathy Nelson in the Department of Special Education, along with several colleagues at multiple institutions around the country, will be receiving funding for the National Leadership Consortium in Sensory Disabilities.

  • ELP Graduate named Salt Lake Community College President

    Dr. Deneece Huftalin has been selected by the Board of Regents as the eighth President of Salt Lake Community College. Dr. Huftalin received her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree from the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy at the University of Utah in 2006.

  • COE Grad Named Utah Teacher of the Year

    Mr. Mohsen Ghaffari, a graduate of the College of Education’s Elementary Education program, was named Utah’s 2015 Teacher of the Year. He is a fifth-grade educator at North Star Elementary. Ghaffari will also attend the National State Teachers of the Year Conference in January and a meet and greet with President Barack Obama in April where the National Teacher of the Year will be named.


College of Education

haney lopezFireside Chat with Professor Ian Haney López
John H. Boalt Professor of Law at University of California, Berkeley
“Race, Politics, and Education”
Wednesday, September 24th, 2014, 4:30pm to 6:30pm
SAEC 1st Floor Auditorium

Light Refreshments will be served.
More about Professor Haney López >>
Co-sponsored by the College of Education, the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy (ELP), the Ethnic Studies Program, the Urban Institute for Teacher Education (UITE), and the Utah Education Policy Center (UEPC).

Sorenson Building Dedication Ceremony Video

The University of Utah’s new Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts and Education Complex was dedicated Thursday, Feb. 27, and was made possible by a leading $12.5 million donation from the Sorenson Legacy Foundation, the largest single donation in support of arts and education in university history.

University of Utah

Vivian Shell

Vivian Shell

Vivian Shell has taught middle and high school mathematics in the Salt Lake City School District for 15 years. She has spent the past 4 years at the Salt Lake Center for Science Education, teaching and helping build a school for diverse learners.

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Click above to see the 2014 College of Education Convocation Video
or here to download the video


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Last Updated: 9/18/14