Utah Code Title 53E. Public Education System--State Administration § 53E-6-201. State board licensure
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(1) To be fully implemented by July 1, 2020, and, if technology and funds are available, the state board shall establish in rule made in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, a system for educator licensing that includes:
(a) an associate educator license that permits an individual to provide educational services in a public school while working to meet the requirements of a professional educator license;
(b) a professional educator license that permits an individual to provide educational services in a public school after demonstrating that the individual meets licensure requirements established in state board rule; and
(c) an LEA-specific educator license issued by the state board at the request of an LEA's governing body that is valid for an individual to provide educational services in the requesting LEA's schools.
(2) An individual employed in a position that requires licensure by the state board shall hold the license that is appropriate to the position.
(3)(a) The state board may by rule made in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, rank, endorse, or otherwise classify licenses and establish the criteria for obtaining, retaining, and reinstating licenses.
(b) An educator who is enrolling in a course of study at an institution within the state system of higher education to satisfy the state board requirements for retaining a license is exempt from tuition, except for a semester registration fee established by the Utah Board of Higher Education, if:
(i) the educator is enrolled on the basis of surplus space in the class after regularly enrolled students have been assigned and admitted to the class in accordance with regular procedures, normal teaching loads, and the institution's approved budget; and
(ii) enrollments are determined by each institution under rules and guidelines established by the Utah Board of Higher Education in accordance with findings of fact that space is available for the educator's enrollment.
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