TRAINING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TRAINING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Photos: Ballet West opens dance training academy in Utah County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58318964-223/ballet-academy-training-west.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58318964-223/ballet-academy-training-west.html.csp">Photos: Ballet West opens dance training academy in Utah County</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T07:24:23.512-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 07:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ballet West celebrated the opening of a dance training academy in Lehi on Friday. The Barbara Barrington Jones Family Foundation Ballet West Academy at Thanksgiving Point, will provide comprehensive ballet training and performance opportunities for children and adults throughout Utah County. Already, 125 children have enrolled, with up to 250 students expected, officials said at the ceremony. Here are photos from a press tour and ribbon-cutting ceremony.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58318964@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:24:23 MDT Scholarships help young Utahns become police officers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58312929-78/training-program-colonels-honorary.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58312929-78/training-program-colonels-honorary.html.csp">Scholarships help young Utahns become police officers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T22:50:30.122-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Samantha Willden wants a career in law enforcement, and under the Unified Police Department’s youth cadet program, the 18-year-old already has begun her training. And now, thanks to the Salt Lake Honorary Colonels civic group, she also has a $2,000 scholarship to help pay for college. “I’m hoping to be a police officer, a homicide detective,” said Willden said, adding that she plans to major in criminal justice and minor in psychology. Willden is one of seven cadets who received a scholarship W...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58312929@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:50:30 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - August 14, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58299347-227/nationalguard-helicopter-training-jump.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58299347-227/nationalguard-helicopter-training-jump.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - August 14, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T10:38:00.285-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 10:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rick Egan | The Salt Lake TribuneNational Guardmembers from 1st Battalion, 19th Special Forces jump from a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter as Utah Guard Special Forces Conduct Airborne Training in Ephraim, Thursday, August 14, 2014. Read more</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58299347@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:38:00 MDT Granite school board approves small tax hike http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58275968-78/district-tax-horsley-pay.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58275968-78/district-tax-horsley-pay.html.csp">Granite school board approves small tax hike</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T21:13:23.662-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 09:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Granite School Board unanimously approved a 2.54 percent property tax increase Thursday night. A resident with a home valued at just over $222,000 — the district average — will pay $22.24 more per year. Four residents spoke in favor of the increase during the meeting, and no one spoke against, district spokesman Ben Horsley said on Friday. The tax hike won’t fund new initiatives, but will enable the district to continue supporting the district’s 68,100 students. The majority of the new rev...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58275968@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 21:13:23 MDT Fashion, superstition and Kyle Beckerman's feet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/RSL/58276588-49/week-beckerman-rsl-training.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/RSL/58276588-49/week-beckerman-rsl-training.html.csp">Fashion, superstition and Kyle Beckerman's feet</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T22:19:46.635-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kyle Beckerman's foot problems are the result of lifetime of soccer compounded by some new Nike fashion, the World Cup and a little bit of superstition.The Real Salt Lake captain skipped playing in this week's All-Star Game because he needed some rest. But Beckerman still trained with RSL this week and should be ready to go Saturday night against D.C. United.After training on Friday morning, Beckerman said he was getting used to some new orthotics — and then he shed a little light on what's been...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58276588@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 22:19:46 MDT NFL: Denver Broncos’ fans finally get to see the AFC champions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58230331-77/broncos-denver-fans-field.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58230331-77/broncos-denver-fans-field.html.csp">NFL: Denver Broncos’ fans finally get to see the AFC champions</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T22:55:16.892-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 10:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Their plans for a tickertape parade through downtown Denver scuttled by a miserable performance in the Super Bowl, the Denver Broncos hadn’t heard the roar from supportive fans in more than six months. That ended Sunday when Peyton Manning walked out 10 minutes before practice at Sports Authority Field in Englewood, Colo., and began signing autographs and then continued with his touchdown throws to Julius Thomas. The Broncos closed their Dove Valley training facilities to the public during train...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582303312014-07-27T22:55:16.892-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-27T22:55:16.892-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58230331@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:55:16 MDT U.S. job-training review emphasizes data, employers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58211040-79/programs-training-job-obama.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58211040-79/programs-training-job-obama.html.csp">U.S. job-training review emphasizes data, employers</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T11:26:01.662-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 11:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • As the U.S. economy adds new jobs, Americans must have the skills to fill those jobs, President Barack Obama said Tuesday. Obama spoke at a signing ceremony for bipartisan job-training legislation aimed at improving business engagement and accountability in federally funded programs. Obama said it will give states and cities more flexibility in managing their job-training programs. The White House used the occasion to release a six-month review of federal job-training programs. The ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582110402014-07-22T11:26:01.662-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T11:26:01.662-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58211040@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:26:01 MDT NFL: New coaches, star rookies as training camps open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207105-77/training-nfl-heat-thursday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207105-77/training-nfl-heat-thursday.html.csp">NFL: New coaches, star rookies as training camps open</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BARRY WILNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:26.189-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • It’s time to climb out of the pool, put down that frosty drink, discard the shades and fire up the high-definition TV. The NFL is back. Some training camps are already under way, though most open this week, and the first preseason game is Aug. 3, at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. If it seems like the Texans just ended the draft by taking Mr. Irrelevant (defensive back Lonnie Ballentine of Memphis), well, it was only two months ago. Players, coaches and front office staffs got some d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582071052014-07-22T17:36:26.189-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T17:36:26.189-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58207105@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:26 MDT NHL team has talked to Park City about training site http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58198759-77/park-team-ice-arena.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58198759-77/park-team-ice-arena.html.csp">NHL team has talked to Park City about training site</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jay hamburger</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The park record</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T22:27:31.115-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 10:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Park City • Town officials and a National Hockey League team have spoken on and off for several years about locating the team’s preseason camp at the Park City Ice Arena, but an agreement was never reached, the facility’s general manager indicated in a recent report. Jon Pistey, the general manager of the Ice Arena, noted the interest by the NHL team in a report submitted to Mayor Jack Thomas and the Park City Council in anticipation of a discussion about the future of ice facilities in the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58198759@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 22:27:31 MDT What can Utah schools learn from education leader Finland? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58166744-78/teachers-finland-students-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58166744-78/teachers-finland-students-utah.html.csp">What can Utah schools learn from education leader Finland?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T21:57:35.245-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 09:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s a country that shies away from high-stakes school testing. It’s a place where teachers are required to have master’s degrees, students spend less time in school than in the U.S. and early childhood education programs are available to all kids. To some Utahns, the school system in Finland might sound like a dream, and, to others, a backward approach. But there’s no arguing with the results: Finland’s students rank far higher than those in the U.S. on international PISA tests. At a time when ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58166744@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 21:57:35 MDT Teacher essay: Training great teachers the Finnish way http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58198388-78/teachers-finland-teacher-doctors.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58198388-78/teachers-finland-teacher-doctors.html.csp">Teacher essay: Training great teachers the Finnish way</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Laura Nelson </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Special to The Tribune </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T12:51:59.159-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 12:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Editor’s note: Laura Nelson, a French teacher at East High School in Salt Lake City, was among 32 Utah educators who recently visited schools in Finland with Brigham Young University’s Center for the Study of Europe. Read the related story here. — In Finland, most young people who choose to enter the teaching profession make that decision before they even leave high school. Potential teachers go through a rigorous application process. They have to have high scores on the matriculation exam, a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58198388@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:51:59 MDT Editorial: Dealing with animals an apparent gap in police training http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58123669-82/police-dog-officer-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58123669-82/police-dog-officer-sltrib.html.csp">Editorial: Dealing with animals an apparent gap in police training</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T09:35:14.937-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 09:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">American police departments these days are professional, trained, lawyered-up and steeped in protocol and procedure. Among the leaders in that trend has been the Salt Lake City Police Department, justly praised for, among other things, its peaceful handling of such potentially explosive events as the Occupy Salt Lake protest. Thus it seems more than just sad that a local police officer apparently felt the need to shoot and kill a dog that was doing nothing more offensive than sitting in its own...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58123669@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 09:35:14 MDT