Featured Writing by Ember Conley

Ember Conley: Pandemic increases threat of other medical problems

November 12, 2020 | The Salt Lake Tribune

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it a multitude of stressors for many people. Skyrocketing unemployment rates, threats of eviction, fear and anxiety over the virus and virtual learning for children have left many people feeling overwhelmed. Experts say that the stress, depression and isolation caused by the pandemic may be worsening the opioid epidemic.

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The Advantages of Female Leadership

August 31, 2020 | Harness Magazine

Did you know that, out of five senior executives, only one is female? Why is that?

For years, women were dissuaded from entering STEM, business, and other male-dominated fields. The rising generation is reversing this trend, but some organizations still hesitate to follow suit. Simply put, these companies don’t see a connection between female management and the bottom line.

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Keeping Kids Focused During Virtual Learning

October 5, 2020 | TODAY Parenting Community 

Even in the age of technology, virtual learning is something brand new to many of us. Going from spending the day in the classroom to spending the day at home, in front of a computer, can be a challenge for kids who crave movement. Here are a few tips to help keep your kids focused and make virtual learning a more enjoyable experience for all.

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Guest Editorial

March 5, 2016 | ParkRecord.com

As superintendent of Park City School District, I am acutely aware of the responsibility I have to ensure the best education for our students. I am passionate about learning and I love children. Over the past weeks, I’ve heard concerns from our community about changes to our English Language Arts program – I’d like to answer as many questions as I can!

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An Interview with Ember Conley on Balancing Work, Family, and More

September 17, 2020 | Thrive Global

Educator, social-emotional expert, child champion, change agent. These are just a few of the many titles used to describe Ember Conley. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, Ember currently works as the Host of Political Peeks, a Park City Television web show. There, she examines politics and policies that impact her viewers at both the local and state level.  Previously, Ember served as a superintendent for seven years. She also has extensive experience as a former middle school math teacher, high school principal, elementary principal, assessment director, and deputy superintendent overseeing safety, federal programs, and secondary curriculum.

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Conley: Exercise your right to vote

October 7, 2011 | InMaricopa.com

I have always been an early bird.

My mother, on the other hand, was not (nor has she changed) and she would arise later than my dad. For this reason, my dad and I spent many mornings together dipping burnt toast into our black coffee and talking. As I got older, the ritual continued and the conversations continued.

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