Educator Licensing Levels
The following designations or levels apply to educator licenses, license areas (i.e. elementary, secondary, special education) and content endorsements (i.e. mathematics, music, Spanish, social studies):
The educator has completed an educator preparation program that includes content and pedagogical knowledge. This program may have been completed at a university or in an alternate pathway that was supported by school districts/charters and the Utah State Board of Education.
The educator is currently completing an educator preparation program, but has not yet completed all requirements for a Professional Educator License, license area, or endorsement. The educator is enrolled in a university-based or Local Education Agency (LEA)-based program. When the educator completes the program, they will have a professional level.
The educator has not completed an educator preparation and is not currently enrolled in one.