Public Hearing on Teacher Certification

  • Utah State Board of Education Building 250 East 500 South Salt Lake City, UT, 84111 United States

In response to demand, the Utah State Board of Education has scheduled a public hearing on a new administrative rule (found here). 

The hearing will be held on July 26, 2016 beginning at 4:00 p.m. at the Utah State Board of Education Building, Board Room, 250 East 500 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111.

If you have an opinion on the new teacher certification rule, please join other interested Utahns at this meeting.

Questions or accommodation requests can be sent directly to Lorraine Austin at 801-538-7517 or laorraine.austin@schools.utah.gov.  

For more background information in the issue, read the following stories. 

http://fox13now.com/2016/06/15/state-board-of-education-hopes-non-traditional-hiring-will-help-with-teacher-shortage/

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865656015/State-School-Board-Teacher-shortage-poses-immediate-needs-for-Utah-students.html?pg=all

http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/teaching_now/2016/06/teaching_degree_utah.html