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Revision as of 12:50, 15 July 2013

Utah Superintendent of Public Instruction
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
2013 FY Budget:  $3,650,687,600
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves at the pleasure of the Board of Education
Authority:  Utah Constitution, Article X, Section 3
Selection Method:  Appointed by the State Board of Education
Current Officeholder

Martell Menlove.jpg
Name:  Martell Menlove
Assumed office:  January 1, 2013
Compensation:  $177,819
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The Utah Superintendent of Public Instruction is an appointed position in the Utah state government. The superintendent is appointed by the Utah State Board of Education and is charged with administering all programs assigned to the board.[1] The superintendent, together with the governor, attorney general, and auditor comprise the State Board of Reform School Commissioners.

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Martell Menlove. He was appointed to the position by the Utah State Board of Education, effective January 1, 2013.[2]

Authority

The office of superintendent is established in Article X, Section 3 of the state constitution.

Article X, Section 3:

The State Board of Education shall appoint a State Superintendent of Public Instruction who shall be the executive officer of the board.

Qualifications

Qualifications for the officer of superintendent are provided by Utah statute.

Under Chapter 1, Section 301:

The board shall appoint the state superintendent on the basis of outstanding professional qualifications.[3]

Appointments

Although the superintendent was an elected position under Article VII, Section 1 in the original state constitution, later amendments to Article X provided for the State Board of Education to appoint the superintendent.

Details of the superintendent's appointment are elaborated through statute.

According to Title 53 Chapter 1, Section 301 of the Utah State Code:

The State Board of Education shall appoint a superintendent of public instruction, hereinafter called the state superintendent, who is the executive officer of the board and serves at the pleasure of the board.[3]

Vacancies

In the event of a vacancy in the office, the State Board of Education shall fill the vacancy by appointment.

Duties

Note: Ballotpedia's state executive officials project researches the constitutional or statutory text that outlines the key responsibilities of a state executive office. That information for the Utah Superintendent of Public Instruction has not yet been added. After extensive research we were unable to identify any relevant information on state official websites. If you have any additional information about this office for inclusion on this section and/or page, please email us.

Divisions

  • Adult Education
  • Assessment
  • Accountability
  • Career & Technical Education
  • Curriculum & Instruction
  • Educator Quality & Licensing
  • General Educational Development (G.E.D.)

State budget

The budget for Public Education in Fiscal Year 2013 was $3,650,687,600.[4]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

In 2012, the Utah Superintendent of Public Instruction was paid an estimated $200,000. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

Historical officeholders

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Recent news

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Contact information

Utah

Utah State Office of Education
250 East 500 South
P.O. Box 144200
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4200

Phone: (801) 538-7500

See also

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