Supported by the Sorensen Legacy Foundation and in cooperation with the Elizabeth Academy, UITE created a website to aid educators in inclusive practices based on Montessori principles.
The Urban Institute for Teacher Education offers a wide variety of professional development opportunities to Utah area educators.
Student Teacher placements
UITE places pre-service teacher candidates in Salt Lake, Granite and Murray school districts.
The Stegner Young Scholars Writing Institute (Stegner Writing Institute) celebrates eight years in partnership between the College of Education-Urban Institute for Teacher Education (COE-UITE) and the Salt Lake City School District (SLCSD) with Co-Directors, Monica Ferguson and Laura Scarpulla. This annual program invites 60 secondary students and 12-15 English Language Arts teachers to two-weeks of immersion in daily 4-hour writing workshops followed by afternoon professional development for teachers. The inspiration for participants is influenced by the life and literary legacy of Wallace Stegner.
This undergraduate certificate program is a minimum of 20 credit hours and will focus primarily on applying positive psychology to individual behavior, relationships, career or education.
The Educational Assessment and Student Support Clinic serves children, adolescents, adults, and their families.
We Are Rose Park is a school-university partnership between Rose Park Elementary School and the University of Utah’s Department of Educational Psychology.
University of Utah Reading ClinicUURC receives GLAD Grant for literacy training work in Botswana
The University of Utah Reading Clinic (UURC), Stepping Stones International (SSI) and the Hinckley Institute have partnered together, offering a unique opportunity to travel to Botswana, Africa.
The University of Utah Reading Clinic (UURC) provides assessment and intervention for struggling readers at its Murray, Utah location and statewide via video conferencing.
Educators interested in learning how to provide reading assessment and intervention may participate in a UURC practicum.
Education, Culture and Society
The ECS Department is expanding its offerings to meet the needs of local school districts by offering an English as a Second Language Endorsement. Continuation of the program leads to a Master's degree.
The College's Special Education Department has provided professional development, assessment and research support for the following districts and schools:
- Park City School District
- Murray School District
- Salt Lake City School District
- Jordan School District
- Canyons School District
- Granite School District
- Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind
Educational Leadership and Policy
This doctoral level course examines the history, philosophy, principles and practices involved with school, family, and community partnerships in K-12 public schools.
College of Education
Several College faculty and staff regularly participate in Lego League activities, supporting STEM education.
What is virtue? It is to hold yourself to your fullest development as a person and as a responsible member of the human community.
- Arthur Dobrin