Board Meeting Public Comment

How to Give Public Comment at Board Meetings

The Utah State Board of Education (USBE) appreciates your interest in sharing your public comments at the monthly board meeting. Individuals may sign up one week before the specified board meeting by e-mailing a request to publiccomment@schools.utah.gov.

At any time, you are welcome to send written comments to the Board at board@schools.utah.gov.

Individuals who want to comment on specific agenda items during the USBE committee meetings, please get in touch with the following people:

Noralee Green
Standards and Assessment Committee |  | noralee.green@schools.utah.gov

Kathy Helgesen
Law and Licensing Committee | kathy.helgesen@schools.utah.gov

Cammy Wilcox
Finance Committee | cammy.wilcox@schools.utah.gov 

Public Comment Disclaimer

  1. Public comments are limited to 2 minutes per person.
  2. A comment can express simple support or dissent for regulatory action. However, a constructive comment supported with evidence, data, and information is more likely to influence regulatory decision-making.
  3. Individuals should not use public comment to complain about personnel issues or attack or defame an individual.
  4. Speakers making a highly detailed or complex comment should also consider providing a written outline of their comments to the Board.