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Since 1860

Welcome to the UEA

For more than a century, the Utah Education Association has been dedicated to preserving and enhancing Utah public education.

What UEA Members are Saying...


Being a member of the Association adds a lot of value to the teaching profession. Once I got engaged in the Association, I realized that I could have an impact beyond my classroom, which is good for all students.

Davy Jones

Carbon Education Association

Get to know UEA

The UEA is the largest public education employee association in Utah, representing about 18,000 active classroom teachers, retired educators, administrators, licensed educational support personnel and campus student organizations.

Our Mission

Advance the cause of public education in partnership with others:
strengthen the teaching profession, promote quality schools, and advocate the well-being of members.

Strategic Goals

GOAL 1: Advance the well-being of members
GOAL 2: Elevate the teaching profession
GOAL 3: Engage in meaningful partnerships that promote quality public education
GOAL 4: Build organizational capacity.


10 Reasons to Join

10 Reasons why association membership means more

Member Discounts

Discount rates on insurance and other money-saving programs can often save you the cost of your dues.

UPcoming Events

january, 2022

Latest News

End of mask mandates and test-to-stay, first UEA Educator Day on the Hill in two years - January 21
After a year’s hiatus, educators gathered for UEA Educator Day on the Hill to advocate for their students and their ...
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Opening-day speeches take aim at “education modernization” and parent choice
Session Opening (reported by Mike Kelley): Senate President Stuart Adams began his remarks with an appreciation for educators and medical ...
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Apply Now to Attend UEA Educator Day on the Hill
After a hiatus in 2021, UEA-sponsored Educator Day on the Hill activities will be held again each Friday during the ...
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Renee Pinkney
As amazing as this sounds, we’ve made it to 2022! Thank you for waking up every morning and putting one ...
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UEA Reiterates Support for Following the Science to Keep Schools Open
The Utah Education Association supports following the recommendations of medical professionals and local health departments in addressing COVID in our ...
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Robert “Archie” Archuleta UEA Human & Civil Rights Award
About the Award The UEA Robert "Archie" Archuleta Human and Civil Rights award, named in honor of Utah civil rights legend ...
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Elaine Tzourtzouklis Service to Association Award
About the Award This award is named in honor of Elaine Tzourtzouklis, long-time association leader, vice president and president of the ...
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Second UniServ director appointed in Alpine Education Association
The Alpine UniServ has appointed Thomas M. Stauss as UniServ director and organizing specialist. Stauss joins Executive UniServ Director Glenda ...
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Governor proposes $556 million in new K-12 education spending
Gov. Spencer Cox and Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson unveiled their budget recommendations and priorities for Fiscal Year 2023. The proposal ...
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UEA 'Excellence in Teaching' Awards
Nominations for the 2022 UEA/doTERRA Excellence in Teaching Awards close December 8! Ten educators will each receive $1,500 courtesy of ...
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UEA selects first-ever cohort of Advanced Policy Ambassadors
UEA is excited to launch a new Advanced Policy Ambassador program for those who previously completed the Policy Ambassador program ...
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2021 UEA Bargaining Summit
Nearly 100 educators representing school districts across the state volunteered their time Saturday, Nov. 13, 2020, to discuss ways they ...
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MEMBER-ONLY OFFER: Professional online courses, 9 credits only $225
Three Online PD Courses Up to nine credits for $225 TOTAL! Utah Education Association (UEA) has partnered with Southern Utah ...
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UEA-Retired Member Featured on Cover of National NEA Publication
Former Grand Education Association member and current UEA-Retired Vice President Ryan Anderson is featured on the cover of the October ...
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American Education Week, Nov. 15-19
Celebrate public education and honor the individuals working to ensure that every student receives a quality education during American Education ...
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Weber teacher receives top national teaching honor
The NEA Foundation today announced that Alexandra Castellanos Smith, a Spanish/English as a Second Language educator at Sand Ridge Junior ...
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Learning New Lessons: editorial by UEA Executive Director Jennifer Boehme
Five years ago, I was looking for a change in my teaching assignment. I had been at the same school ...
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Jay Blain honored with UEA Service to Association Award
The 2021 Elaine Tzourtzouklis Service to Association Award was presented to UEA Director of Policy and Research Jay Blain for ...
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Know Your Rights / Teaching the Truth
As professionals, educators believe all students deserve honesty in education, and it is educators – not pundits or politicians – ...
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2021 UEA Excellence in Teaching Awards
Ten Utah educators were honored with UEA/doTERRA Excellence in Teaching Awards. The awards were presented at four separate KeyBank Superstars ...
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Redistricting in Utah – What educators need to know…
If you’ve ever questioned decisions made by your state or local school board, members of Congress or the state legislature, ...
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Weber High Theatre Teacher Named 2022 Utah Teacher of the Year
The Utah State Board of Education named Mark Berrett Daniels, a theatre teacher at Weber High School and Weber Education ...
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Q&A: 2021 School Health Considerations
Utah educators are increasingly concerned about how rising rates of COVID-19 in local communities will impact the return to school ...
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Jordan UniServ appoints Kristi Critchlow UniServ director
The Jordan UniServ named former UEA staff member Kristi Critchlow as UniServ director for the Jordan UniServ. In her former ...
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