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Jordan School District Educator Licensing Information

State Board Rule R277-301 Educator Licensing and Jordan School District Policy DP379-LEA-Specific Educator License Requirements:

  • The Utah State Board of Education may grant an educator one of the following education licenses:
    1. Professional Educator License – a license issued to an individual who has demonstrated all of the State established competencies to be an educator.
    2. Associate Educator License – a license issued to an individual who has met a minimum set of educator requirements and is completing all professional educator requirements to receive a Professional Educator License.
    3. Local Education Agency (LEA)-specific Educator License – a license issued to an individual, approved by the local Board of Education, who has met locally defined competencies to be an educator.

    An LEA-specific license area or endorsement may include:

    • Out of State and Internationally licensed educators completing Utah licensing requirements.
    • Educators waiting for university license recommendations.
    • Educators with expired Utah licenses.
    • Educators working towards an Associate license area/endorsement.
    • Career and Technical Education educators completing skills testing.
    • Educators waiting to begin a university licensure program.

    Schools may employ individuals holding LEA-specific Educator Licenses, as well as Professional and Associate Educator Licenses, as outlined below based on the employee’s FTE:

    Location Type Fully Qualified Educators who are teaching under LEA Specific or are not Qualified Educators in an Associate Program to become Professional Qualified
    Rose Creek Elementary Elementary 84.55% 3.31% 12.14%