The Utah State Board of Education (USBE) desires that all educators in Utah are fully qualified to teach the courses they are assigned to assure that all students get the best education possible. All secondary science courses (grades 7-12) require specific secondary science endorsements for teachers to be eligible to teach them.
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Science Endorsement Application
Information on how to apply for an endorsement or State Approved Endorsement Plan (SAEP) in secondary science
Course Assignment Eligibility Based on Secondary Science Endorsement
Information on what Utah 7-12 grade courses each secondary science endorsement is eligible to teach.
To fulfill course requirements for secondary science endorsements each course needs to meet the following three requirements:
- The course must be posted on a college/university transcript
- The course must be worth 3 or more credits
- The course must be passed with a grade of C or better
Click here for information about courses that fulfill secondary science endorsement requirements.
Every secondary science endorsement requires a copy of safety certification to ensure that protection of Utah students. Click here for information on how to obtain a safety certification.