Education briefs, April 6-8 |

Education briefs, April 6-8


Education foundation seeks applicants

The Park City Education Foundation is seeking applicants to fill two positions. According to a press release, the foundation has an opening for a development specialist, who will focus on data and logistics for the Scholar Circle, annual appeal and general operations. The newly created position will encompass the duties of parent appeal manager Abby Funabiki, who is moving to Seattle after five years with the foundation. The foundation is also looking for a special events manager, a new position that will focus on Running with Ed, the Red Apple Gala and other events. Those interested can email their resumes and cover letters to Jenny Zachry, at . For more information, visit

Residents asked to fill out mental health surveys

The Summit County Council, Summit County Health Department, Valley Behavioral Health and a group of residents are asking people in the county to take a survey they created about mental health and substance abuse. According to the Park City High School website, the goal of the survey is to improve the mental health care offerings available in the county by identifying current gaps in care. A strategic plan to better meet community needs will be based on the survey results. To take the survey, visit

Trailside students can take ukulele lessons

Second- through fifth-graders at Trailside Elementary School can sign up for a class to learn the ukulele. According to a newsletter, both beginner/intermediate and advanced classes will be offered. The advanced class will be held Thursdays after school, while the beginner/intermediate class is scheduled for Wednesdays after school. The classes, which cost $60 per student, will be taught by Bill McGuinness and will run for six weeks, starting the week of April 18. If interested, contact Elaine Murray at

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