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Utah State Board of Education (USBE) Educator Licensing Team

USBE Licensing
250 East 500 South
PO Box 144200
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-4200
Phone: (801) 538-7740 | Fax: (801) 538-7973

Earning a Utah Educator License

Erica Horsley
Executive Secretary
Local Education Agency (LEA)-Specific Competency-based License; Name Change, License Verification Letters, Upgrades, Computer Aided Certification of Teachers in Utah Schools (CACTUS), Degree Posting
Phone: (801) 538-7741 | E-mail

Kathy Webb
Alternative Routes to Licensure (ARL)
Phone: (801) 538-7602 | E-mail

Shawnda Moss
Program Approval Specialist
Academic Pathway to Teaching (APT) Applications, University Program Approval, Out-of-State (OOS), T.H. Bell Teaching Incentive Loan Program (TIL)
Phone: (801) 538-7772 | E-mail

Brenda McMurtrey
Office Assistant
OOS, Name Change, International Licenses
Phone: (801) 538-7801 | E-mail

Penny Ford
Office Assistant
ARL, Name Change
Phone: (801) 538-7695 | E-mail 

Bonnie Smith
Office Assistant
ARL, Name Change
Phone: (801) 538-7858 | E-mail

Christina Ausmus
Program Specialist
Phone: (801) 538-7834 | E-mail

Renew/Upgrade a Utah Educator License

Cassidy Johnson
Office Assistant
ARL, Name Change, Utah University Recommendations, Praxis
Phone: (801) 538-7532 | E-mail 

Lana Kopecky
Office Assistant
Educator Effectiveness, Return to Licensure, Level 1 Renewals
Phone: (801) 538-7751 | E-mail

Stephanie Ferris
Office Assistant
USBE Background Fingerprint Checks, Authorizations, Endorsements, State Approved Endorsement Plan (SAEP), Name Change
Phone: (801) 538-7752 | E-mail

Other Utah Educator Licensing Information

Jane Conway
Program Specialist
Teacher Salary Supplement Program (TSSP), Level 2/3 Renewal Audits, Degree Posting
Phone: (801) 538-7580 | E-mail

Kristin Campbell
Research Consultant II
Data Specialist, Private School Information
Phone: (801) 538-7892 | E-mail

Travis Rawlings
License Policy, Educator Testing, Research and Data, CACTUS
Phone: (801) 538-7601 | E-mail