Coronavirus and the UEA
To comply with health directives, UEA staff will be working remotely until further notice. The UEA Building in Murray is closed but UEA staff are still available to meet the needs of our members. If you need assistance, please contact a member of our staff directly or call 801-266-4461 and leave a message. Someone will get back to you as quickly as possible. | Updates will be posted on this site as they are available.
Legislature Asks for Budget Cuts
Utah legislators are bracing for what they anticipate will be a statewide budget crisis due to revenue shortfalls related to COVID-19. To prepare, Utah legislators have asked state agencies to anticipate reverting to “base budgets” from 2019-20 and to prepare to cut up to 10% beyond that.“We have far more questions than answers about the budget right now,” said UEA President Heidi Matthews. “Until we have a better understanding of the situation, it’s difficult for us to make any recommendations about moving forward. No matter the budget situation, the demands on public education continue.”...view more about potential education budget cuts
Utah Educators Selected for Top Honors
Ten Utah educators were selected from among hundreds nominated to receive 2020 UEA/doTERRA Excellence in Teaching awards. The awards will be presented at the KeyBank Superstars in Education banquet later this year. A video profile on each winner was produced by PBS-Utah and is available to view online. Each winner receives an award, a poster to display at their school and a check for $1,500, courtesy of award sponsor doTERRA...view 2020 Excellence in Teaching award winner profiles and videos