Career & Technical Education
James Taylor, Director 385.646.7037
CTE provides students with technical training to prepare for a successful career. The structured training each student receives gives him or her the tools needed to be successful in a job after high school and/or further his or her postsecondary education, whether technical school, two-year college, or four-year college. Each student is encouraged to explore various areas of study and to develop the essential skills to enter today’s competitive job market with confidence.
College & Career Readiness
Judy Petersen, Director 385.646.4645
Granite School District’s College and Career Readiness (CCR) Department oversees the K-12 school counseling program (staffed by school counselors and social workers), AVID, Latinos in Action (LIA), Freshmen Academy, College Application Week (CAW), FAFSA Completion Project and other CCR programs and initiatives. Comprehensive counseling and guidance is the programmatic structure for the CCR department. College and career readiness is our emphasis. Looking at data for equity is the mission of CCR. Reaching every student through individual planning/counseling and classroom instruction is our work. In addition, the CCR Department oversees crisis response and suicide prevention training.
Curriculum & Instruction
Mary Alice Rudelich, Director 385.646.4543
The Curriculum and Instruction Department assists teachers with the implementation of the Utah Core Standards. Our focus is to provide support of the Instructional Framework, including curriculum maps, benchmark assessments and professional development.
Charlene Lui, Director 385.646.7413
Our department’s vision is to institutionalize equity in order to provide a quality and excellent education for all culturally and linguistically diverse students.
Chris Larsen, Director 385.646.4110
The Educational Technology Department works to equip every teacher and student with technology and information literacy skills. Our focus is on teacher professional learning, school technical support, and student achievement. We strive to research and develop best practices with regards to educational technology and look to replicate those practices in all classrooms.
Dale Roberts, Director 385.646.4509
The Information Systems Department supports the administrative functions of the District. This includes business applications such as general ledger, accounts payable, fixed assets and payroll/personnel. It also supports the administration of students records such as grades, attendance and enrollment.
School Nursing Services
Dr. Alison Tanner, Principal, GTS 385.646.4526
Granite District School Nurses provide health services and consultation for students, staff and families to facilitate student achievement and promote health and wellness.
Noelle Converse, Director 385.646.7336
The Special Education department is a learning community dedicated to providing evidence-based, individualized education programs that assist students with disabilities in acquiring skills, knowledge and values to become college, career and life ready.
Rob Averett, Director 385.646.4559
The Student Assessment Department helps students increase learning and teachers improve instruction through the use of rigorous formative and summative assessments. Parents and the community are enriched through a better understanding of the achievements of students. We integrate cutting-edge technologies, instructional techniques and professional support to make assessment effective in our schools.