State Board Requirements
APT is an alternative pathway to a Utah Educator License approved by the Utah State Board of Education (USBE) in June 2016. It is governed by Utah Administrative Rule R277-511.
It allows an individual who has a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited university to pass the appropriate Board-approved content knowledge test to apply for and receive a Level 1 APT License with an Elementary (Grades K-6) or Secondary (Grades 6-12) area of concentration.
This license is valid for three school years and if the individual is not hired in a teaching position in Utah may be renewed using the standard Level 1 renewal procedures.
A Utah public school district or charter school (Local Education Agency (LEA)) that chooses to hire an individual holding this type of license must assign a master teacher as the individual’s mentor and must prepare the individual to meet the Public Educator Evaluation Requirements (PEER). Once hired, the individual must complete the Entry Years Enhancements (EYE) program to be eligible for upgrade to a standard Level 2 Utah Educator license.
In addition to the EYE requirements, the individual must complete three years of full-time teaching or four years of at least 0.4 Full Time Employment (FTE) of teaching under the supervision of the master teacher, any additional requirements of the recommending LEA, and receive the recommendation of the master teacher mentor and the LEA administrator.
Weber School District Requirements
In order to be considered for employment with Weber District under this license, an applicant must obtain the APT-Level 1 License through the Utah Board of Education Office as described above within on year of hire. Once a candidate obtains an APT- Level 1 License, the District will determine course work required of the candidate in order to be recommended for a Level 2 License. These courses must be taken during the candidate’s first three years of employment, during the employee’s provisional status. The course work the District will require is similar to those required by the ARL program. (See APT Courses Handout). The District may make exceptions to the course requirements based on an employee’s transcripts, past work experience, job performance, or relevant workshop and/or conference attendance. For now, the majority of the courses will be required through accredited universities, although eventually, the District hopes to offer the course work itself, so employees need not pay tuition rates of universities.
Those looking to move mover over from the ARL program to the APT program will need to meet with the District APT Committee to determine what years and course work from the ARL program may be transferred. At least one year has to be completed through the APT program if an employee transfers over. Please keep in mind as stated above, an employee with an APT license is also responsible for the EYE requirements during this 3 year period before they could be considered for an upgrade to a Level 2 License.
Substitute Teacher Application Process
Applicants must meet the following qualifications:
To apply for a substitute teaching position please visit TalentEd and search job listings for substitute teaching positions. Fingerprinting and background checks will be necessary before approval.
Thank you for your interest in Weber School District!
Licensed Application Process
1. Register with Teachers-Teachers (Registration is Free) @ http://www.teachersteachers.com/utah/
2. Update application and attach all required documents ELECTRONICALLY on
3. Applications which pass a district screening process will be recommended for
interviews. Incomplete applications will not be eligible for interviews. The
following items must be attached to your Teacher-Teachers application
1. Unofficial copy of transcripts
2. 3 letters of recommendation (most recent supervisor evaluation can take the place of one letter of recommendation) and/or your placement file from the University from which you graduated if you are applying for your 1st teaching position (Documents in your placement file should be attached ELECTRONICALLY to your Teachers-Teachers file. If you are coming from a teaching experience in a school district other than Weber School District, a letter of recommendation from your most current supervisor must be included.
3. A copy of your teaching license (if available).
4. Check the district web site (www.weber.k12.ut.us) for current licensed openings.
5. Log on to your account on Teachers-teachers and apply for the Weber School District opening in which you are interested.
6. The school or department administrator will schedule and notify those applicants who are selected for interviews.
Once again thanks for your interest. Don’t hesitate to contact me at . We hope to hear from you soon.
Current Weber School District Employees interested in a posted position do not need to apply on Teachers-Teachers, rather they should contact and send an updated resume to the school / department which has the opening.
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