SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah State Board of Education (USBE) officially launches the allocation of $12 million in COVID-19 relief funds to directly help K-12 public school educators get classroom resources for the school year through DonorsChoose, a nonprofit crowdfunding website. The collaboration between USBE and DonorsChoose is the largest of its kind to date in the nation and will provide Utah educators with up to $1,000 in funding for their projects, empowering them to support their students' success with classroom resources.
Lydia Nelson is a creative and business professional of over 17 years. She has recently become part of Springville High School as a CTE educator. Prior, Lydia taught Digital Literacy at Oak Canyon Junior High and was also their Attendance Specialist. Lydia has taught design and business workshops at over 50 Utah high schools, community colleges and universities. She has also been a guest speaker at several conferences, including FCCLA Fall Leadership, FCS Summer Conference, SLCC DECA Fall Leadership and guest judging for DECA.