Park City School District

It’s widely reported that Utah has a teacher shortage. With the legislature looking at a number of education bills, it’s uncertain the impact new laws will have on the Park City School District.  Carolyn Murray has this: 

Julie Eihausen, a Park City School Board member since January 2015, is vacating her seat early as the school district faces significant staff turnover and financial issues. Carolyn Murray has this:

Park City School District, Matt Nagel, Liis Rametto, Steve Cuttita

The Park City School District celebrated three teachers who have earned National Board Certification, which can take up to 600 hours of outside work.  Matt Nagel and Steve Cuttitta from Park City High School and Liis Rametta from Jeremy Ranch Elementary School were the three honored during the Jan. 16  school board meeting.

Superintendent Search Begins

Jan 25, 2018

With Park City School District Superintendent Ember Conley stepping down in June, the school board has hired HYA, a national executive search firm.  On Tuesday, representatives from HYA presented the board with a timeline and details of their search process.  Carolyn Murray reports:

There’s an ethics dispute between two Park City School Board members over a recent appointee.   Carolyn Murray has the story:

Local school district officials closely monitor the Utah legislative session each year because legislators representing less-affluent school districts inevitably look to the wealthier ones - like Park City -  to help fund schools in parts of the state where population is growing. Carolyn Murray has this report:

Public input during the Park City School Board meeting on Tuesday was extensive, with a handful of representatives taking the podium to urge the governing board to ask Superintendent Ember Conley to reconsider her resignation.  Carolyn Murray has this report:  

More than a thousand people helped celebrate the 20th anniversary of the opening of Park City's first large-scale publicly financed auditorium for the performing arts on Saturday night. There were accolades for the civic leaders, fundraisers, visionaries and promoters who have brought hundreds of educating, illuminating and entertaining acts to the George S. and Delores Dore Eccles state at Park City High School. Leslie Thatcher has more:

Principal Bob O’Connor, who took an abrupt leave of absence in November, released a statement through the district communications director saying  he won’t be returning to his position as the leader of Park City High School.  Carolyn Murray has this:

The Park City School District last year brought in nearly 40 new employees and adjusted teacher salaries with an across-the-board increase of $7,000, resulting in a budget spike of about $3.4 million for this year, which was discussed at Tuesday's school board meeting, along with master planning and potential bond issues. Carolyn Murray reports:

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