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If you missed the USBE Social Studies Meeting on February 11th, here is a summary of what happened!


  • On the Legislative agenda this session: Civic Engagement funding, Resolution on the importance of Holocaust and Genocide education supported with funding.
  • Elementary (K-6) Social Studies Standards are up for review the committee will begin their work early 2020. USBE is looking elementary teachers to help. If you are interested in becoming involved in this process please email the PCSD Social Studies Curriculum Specialist Lindsay Baccus,

Curriculum Resources

Classroom/Student Resources and Opportunities

  • Utah Debate Commission- Vice Presidential Debate Oct. 7th, 2020 at U of U, visit the website for more information. 
  • World History Association’s Annual Conference in SLC June 25-June 27. For this event, they are looking for World History teachers to sit on panel. The conference is free. Contact Robert Austin, USBE Social Studies Curriculum Specialist for more details ( or visit the website for more information. 

PD Opportunities * See the district website