Teacher / Mentor Program

Salt Lake Academy employs individuals holding an LEA-Specific educator license. For an explanation of the types of educator licenses issued by USBE and other helpful links:

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): 

  • Professional 
    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. 
  • Associate
    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. 
  • LEA-Specific
    The educator has not completed an educator preparation and is not currently enrolled in one.
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