2000 - Personnel

2012 - Employee Licensure

EMPLOYEE LICENSURE                            2012
1. Personnel Credentials General

1.1    Personnel shall possess and maintain valid credentials, including required licensure and certification, before contracts are issued, duties are assigned, or payment is made from any source of funds.  Any such failure will render a contract with the Board void.

2. Certified Employees General

2.1    Unless an express exception exists under law or under the rules of the Utah State Board of Education, to be employed in the District in a capacity covered by the following license areas of concentration, a person shall hold a valid license issued by the Utah State Board of Education in the respective license areas of concentration:   

  2.1.1 Early Childhood (K-3);  
   2.1.2 Elementary (1-8);  
   2.1.3 Elementary (K-6);
   2.1.4 Middle (5-9);  
   2.1.5 Secondary (6-12);  
   2.1.6 Administrative/Supervisory (K-12);  
   2.1.7 Career and Technical Education;  
   2.1.8 School Counselor;  
   2.1.9 School Psychologist;  
   2.1.10 School Social Worker;  
   2.1.11 Special Education (K-12);  
   2.1.12 Preschool Special Education (Birth-Age 5);  
   2.1.13 Communication Disorders;
   2.1.14 Speech-Language Pathologist;
   2.1.15 Speech-Language Technician.
Utah Admin. Rules R277-502-5 (October 9, 2014)

3.  Letters of Authorization

3.1    On an annual basis, the District shall request letters of authorization from the Utah State Board of Education for teachers assigned to teach classes for which they are not endorsed by the Utah State Board of Education.  Educators may be approved for no more than three Letters of Authorization throughout their employment in Utah schools.
Utah Admin. Rules R277-502-5 (October 9, 2014)

4.  Teacher Classifications

4.1    The District and each school shall identify and distinguish between “teachers” who hold a level 1, 2, or 3 license and “associate teachers” who do not currently hold a level 1, 2, or 3 license, but are permitted to teach in the school under another authorization.
4.2    Lists of “teachers” and “associate teachers” shall be maintained at each school and shall be available for review by any person upon request.
Utah Code § 53A-6-111 (2004)

5.  Health Care Providers
School health care providers, including physicians and nurses, shall maintain appropriate licensure from the State of Utah.


Approved: 01/11/17

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