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Evaluation Services

Utah Education Policy Center

The UEPC offers research and evaluation services, training and development, and technical assistance to educational leaders, educators, policy makers, and other stakeholders throughout Utah. The UEPC works with faculty to coordinate project teams with both content and methodological expertise to meet clients' evaluation and research needs.

Andrea Rorrer, Director
801-581-4207

Cori Groth, Associate Director
801-581-5177

University Resources - Campus Offices

American Indian Teacher Education Collaboration This College of Education Special Initiative works with American Indian students, Tribes, and higher education entities in collaborative efforts to create opportunities for American Indians to become teachers. Ceceilia Tso, Director
801-577-2668
Center for Clinical and Translational Science – Community Engagement Core The Community Engagement Core provides consultation services to researchers and community members including identifying potential community partners in research and assistance with community-based and organizational based participatory research methods. Amy Wuthrich, Program Manager
Center for Science and Mathematics Education Offers several innovative programs to help Utah's math & science teachers and scientists promote the benefits of a solid math and science education for children and their communities. Nalini Nadkarni, Director
Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence Offers evaluations, consultations, workshops, and special events for faculty, adjuncts, graduate student instructors, and teaching assistants looking to improve teaching skills. Jill Stephenson, Program Manager
801-585-1976
Center for Public Policy & Administration Through consultation, CPPA can provide assessment, development, education, evaluation (including program improvement or outcome assessment), and training services. Ken Embley, Outreach Program Manager
801-581-7261
 

Sara McCormick
, Research Associate
801-585-7764

Genetic Science Learning Center

Collaborates with researchers to develop & evaluate educational materials (online, multimedia, iPad, video, print, etc.) in all areas of science & health for K-20 & the public; offers courses & workshops for K-12 teachers & the public

Louisa A. Stark, Director

   

 

Office of Budget & Institutional Analysis

Statistical summaries of the University of Utah's student and faculty population broken out by academic level, gender, age group, residency status, department, college, program, etc.

info@obia.utah.edu

Office of Equity & Diversity

Office of Equity & Diversity Data

Provides statistics on the diversity of students and faculty at U of U, event planning for on and of campus outreach activities, and a list of resources available on campus.

Jennifer Indo, Coordinator, Diverse Student Early Outreach
801-581-8151
 

Colleen Casto, Communication & Community Outreach
801-581-4250
 

Brenda Valles, Research and Assessment
801-581-5640

Office of Undergraduate Research

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) serves undergraduates interested in doing research with a faculty sponsor through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) and My University Experience (MURE).

Steve Roens, Director
801-581-5249
 

Jill Baeder, Associate Director
801-581-8070

Rio Mesa Center

Provides opportunities for field-based interdisciplinary research in a real world laboratory in Southeastern Utah. Facilities are available for research, classes, workshops, retreats, community engagement activities in the Moab area, and writers- and artists-in-residence. Undergraduate fellowships are also available.

Sylvia Torti, Associate Director
801-718-7276
 

Ryan Smith, Research Director
801-585-8948

Social Research Institute

Provides research, program design, evaluation, needs assessment, and training service assistance to faculty, students, and community partners working on proposals.

Norma Harris, Director & Research Professor
801-581-3822

University Neighborhood Partners (UNP)

The community engagement link to seven ethnically and culturally rich Salt Lake City neighborhoods and partnerships in elementary and charter schools, community organizations, and refugee populations.

Teresa Molina, Assistant Director
801-972-2863
 

Jesse Whitchurch, Development Officer
801-972-2863

Urban Institute for Teacher Education

This College of Education program prepares educators to serve urban students and educational communities through collaboration with community-based initiatives, peer mentoring and advocacy.

Mary Burbank, Director
801-581-6074

Utah Education Network

Connects Utah schools, higher education institutions, libraries, community learning centers, and outreach venues through networking services, application hosting, and support.

Laura Hunter, Instructional Services Director
801-581-5852
 

Lisa Cohne, Program & Partnerships Manager
801-581-5176

 

University Resources - Women and Diversity

ACCESS

Sponsored by the Colleges of Science and Engineering, this program offers 40 incoming female freshman women opportunities in science and mathematics each year.

 

Rosemary Gray, Ph.D., Program Director
801-581-6958

Center for Science and Mathematics Education

Offers several innovative programs to help Utah's math & science teachers and scientists promote the benefits of a solid math and science education for children and their communities.

Nalini Nadkarni, Director

Genetic Science Learning Center

Collaborates with diverse community organizations & researchers to develop educational materials, provide educational workshops & conduct research projects

Louisa A. Stark, Director

Hi-GEAR

Sponsored by the College of Engineering, "Girls Engineering Abilities Realized" is a week-long camp for female high school students

Deidre Schoenfeld, Camp Director

Latinas Adelante Program

The Young Women Moving Forward program supports young mothers at the Horizonte Instruction and Training Center. The program provides, tutoring, case management, support groups, family workshops, and life class skills.

Dr. Rose Alvarado, Director
801-581-4857

Office of Equity & Diversity

Provides statistics on the diversity of students and faculty at U of U, event planning for on and of campus outreach activities, and a list of resources available on campus.

 

Annual Women's Week in March with speakers, networking activities, research presentations etc.

Jennifer Indo, Coordinator, Diverse Student Early Outreach
801-581-8151
 

Colleen Casto, Communication & Community Outreach
801-581-4250
 

Brenda Valles, Research and Assessment
801-581-5640

Parks, REC, and Tourism – National Outdoor leadership School

The college of Health and NOLS partner in this wilderness program where students learn leadership, judgment and decision-making, communication, small group behavior, outdoor skills, and environmental awareness. College-age, professional, adult and youth programs are available.

John Gookin, Research Manager
801-581-8542

The College of Social Work's Katie L. Dixon Women & Girls Leadership Endowment Fund

This fund provides financial support to current College of Social Work programs such as:

Girls Leadership Forum: life goals workshops, high-risk outreach for junior and high school students.

Women's Leadership Forum: mentoring seminars, fostering of collaboration, multi-generational round-tables for all ages

Community Service Learning Projects: Voluntary community projects for girls to apply what they learn in the skills forum.

Diane Cunningham, Director
801-581-4863

The Women's Club

Non-profit that brings together women to promote the University of Utah. Offers scholarships to full-time upper-level undergraduate women studying at the University.

Rita Patton
801-281-2450

University Neighborhood Partners (UNP)

The community engagement link to seven ethnically and culturally rich Salt Lake City neighborhoods and partnerships in elementary and charter schools, community organizations, and refugee populations.

Teresa Molina, Assistant Director
801-972-2863
 

Jesse Whitchurch, Development Officer
801-972-2863

Women's Premedical Enrichment Program

One day event giving ethnically diverse and women premed students opportunities to learn more about the U of U School of Medicine

Kevin Bell
801-585-3568

Women's Resource Center

Central resource for educational and support services for women. Programs include: Scholarships, Individual and Couple Counseling,

Go Girlz: serves underserved populations (minority, first generation, female students) in grades 7-12 in the Salt Lake City school district

Debra Daniels, Director

University Resources K-12

Center for Science and Mathematics Education

Offers several innovative programs to help Utah's math & science teachers and scientists promote the benefits of a solid math and science education for children and their communities.

Nalini Nadkarni, Director

College of Engineering K12 Outreach programs

Offers educational programs which target elementary, junior high and high school students. Current engineering students serve as mentors and preceptors and some programs are specifically designed to engage under-represented minorities and women.

Jeff Bates, Program Coordinator
801-581-8737

Department Family and Consumer Studies

In collaboration with Discovery Gateway’s children’s museum and the University of Utah’s College of Engineering, professor Seung-Hee Son looks for students from the Department of Family and Consumer Studies to participate in this internship program. Interns develop science education workshops for young children while earning 3 internship credits.

Seung-Hee Son, Ph.D., Dept. of Family and Consumer Studies

Genetic Science Learning Center

Collaborates with teachers & researchers to develop & evaluate curricula (online, multimedia, iPad, video, print, etc.) in all areas of science & health; offers courses & workshops for K-12 teachers

Louisa A. Stark, Director

J. Willard Marriott Library

Arranges visits for students to come and learn about the library and its services. The library has taught sessions for charter religious schools, con-current enrollment high school students, AP classes, IB students, as well as middle school students from Wyoming and Utah.

Alison E. Regan, Ph.D., Head of Education Services
801-581-3883

Natural History Museum of Utah

Provides field trips, teaching toolboxes, workshops, and many more events for educators, students, and families.

See School Programs and Teacher Resources on this Contact Us page

Office of Equity & Diversity

Provides statistics on the diversity of students and faculty at U of U, event planning for on and of campus outreach activities, and a list of resources available on campus.

Jennifer Indo, Coordinator, Diverse Student Early Outreach
801-581-8151
 

Colleen Casto, Communication & Community Outreach
801-581-4250

Rio Mesa Center

Provides opportunities for field-based interdisciplinary research in a real world laboratory in Southeastern Utah. Facilities are available for research, classes, workshops, retreats, community engagement activities in the Moab area, and writers- and artists-in-residence. Undergraduate fellowships are also available.

Jennifer Indo, Coordinator, Diverse Student Early Outreach
801-581-8151
 

Colleen Casto, Communication & Community Outreach
801-581-4250

University Neighborhood Partners (UNP)

The community engagement link to seven ethnically and culturally rich Salt Lake City neighborhoods and partnerships in elementary and charter schools, community organizations, and refugee populations.

Sylvia Torti, Associate Director
801-718-7276
 

Ryan Smith, Research Director
801-585-8948

Urban Institute for Teacher Education

This College of Education program prepares educators to serve urban students and educational communities through collaboration with community-based initiatives, peer-mentoring and advocacy.

Teresa Molina, Assistant Director
801-972-2863
 

Jesse Whitchurch, Development Officer
801-972-2863

Utah Education Network

Connects Utah schools, higher education institutions, libraries, community learning centers, and outreach venues through networking services, application hosting, and support.

Mary Burbank, Director
801-581-6074

University of Utah - Mentoring

Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence

Offers evaluations, consultations, workshops, and special events for faculty, adjuncts, graduate student instructors, and teaching assistants looking to improve teaching skills.

Jill Stephenson, Program Manager
801-585-1976

Find a Mentor

Offered through the University's career services, the Find-a-Mentor program links professionals and UU alumni with current students.

801-581-6186

Mentoring Resources

A list of campus mentoring resources for mentors, mentees, faculty, postdocs & residents, students, and staff.

Mentoring Contacts

University Neighborhood Partners (UNP)

The community engagement link to seven ethnically and culturally rich Salt Lake City neighborhoods and partnerships in elementary and charter schools, community organizations, and refugee populations.

Teresa Molina, Assistant Director
801-972-2863
 

Jesse Whitchurch, Development Officer
801-972-2863

University Resources - Special Education and Disabled

Center for Disability Services

Provides accommodations, financial and physical support for the educational development of students with disabilities. Multiple scholarships are available for students with physical and learning disabilities.

Scott McAward, Director
801-581-5020

Entry Point

Sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), which offers summer internships and semester co-ops in major companies for undergraduate and graduate students.

Laureen Summers, Education and Human Resources (for AAAS)
202-326-6649

U-Fit

This program is designed for children with special needs and their families. Physical activities are provided in a noncompetitive, fun environment where students learn to build friendships, increase self-esteem, improve motor skills and levels of physical fitness.

Hester Henderson, Director
801-581-7964

State Resources

USTAR

BioInnovations Gateway

Educational institution and workforce training facility. Provides access to laboratories, machines, office space and resources for high school students and entrepreneurs to work together.

Suzanne Winters, Director

Utah State Office of Education

Utah Education Network

Connects Utah schools, higher education institutions, libraries, community learning centers, and outreach venues through networking services, application hosting, and support.

Mary Burbank, Director
801-581-6074

Utah State K-12 Core Curriculum requirements

Lists standards and objectives by grade, subject, career and technical education. Provided by UEN in partnership with the Utah State Office of Education and Higher Ed Utah.

Utah State K-12 Core Curriculum requirements

 

Utah Women in Higher Education Network

 UWHEN advances women's leadership on campus.

Susan R. Madsen, Utah State Coordinator
801-863-6176

Federal Resources

Department of Energy

Energy Education & Workforce Development

A list of all education related programs funded by DOE. K-12 lesson plans and activities also available.

 

Environmental Protection Agency

Environmental Education

A list of educational grants, resources, fellowships.

 

NASA

NASA Educational Enterprise

A list of NASA educational programming for K-12 and higher education teachers.

 

National Institutes of Health

Office of Science Education

A list of all education related programs, topics, and resources for NIH related educational activities.

 

National Science Foundation

Education and Related Programs Handbook

A list of all education related programs funded by NSF. Last updated in August 2011. **When prompted login with your CIS username and password.

Celeste Carter

Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering

Provides statistical information about the participation of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in science and engineering education and employment.