Nov 03, 2020
Mar 06, 2020 - Mar 11, 2020
The Utah State Board of Education has general control and supervision of the public education system and is the highest rule-making body in the public education system under the State Legislature. It consists of 15 members who are elected by the voters of their district every 4 years in general elections. The State Board must meet at least 11 times a year to conduct its business. Utah Constitution Article X, Section 3 and Title 53A of the Utah Code describe in detail the specific legal duties of the Board. Among these duties are: Appoint the State Superintendent of Public Instruction; Adopt administrative rules directed to the whole system; Establish minimum standards for public schools; Make rules that establish basic ethical conduct standards for licensed public education employees; Define, establish and implement a core curriculum; Maintain general control and supervision over Adult Education; Annually prepare and submit to the Governor and Legislature a budget for the operation of the institutions and agencies under the Board; With the State Auditor, set and approve auditing standards for auditors employed by local school boards and charter schools; Verify audits of financial and student accounting records of school districts and charter schools for purposes of determining the allocation of Uniform School Fund monies; and fulfill statutory responsibility for the management of the Utah State Office of Education, Utah Office of Rehabilitation, and the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind. The salary for this positions is $3,000/year.