Teacher Salary Supplement Program (TSSP)


The Teacher Salary Supplement Program (TSSP) was created to draw qualified individuals into education for specific subject areas that have been identified with staffing shortages and/or for the assistance with the fees affiliated with obtaining and maintaining accreditations with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification (NBPTS).

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Terms and Conditions

TSSP History


Please review the following information to verify that you qualify for the Teacher Salary Supplement Program (TSSP). Many questions can be answered within this website including the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). For information and program details not found within these resources, please contact the TSSP Specialist at tssp@schools.utah.gov.


Program Qualifications

Posting a Degree in Comprehensive Administration of Credentials for Teachers in Utah Schools (CACTUS)

Qualifying Assignments: Mathematics, Sciences, Computer Science and Special Education 

Subject Area Requirements: Sciences, Mathematics, Computer Science and Special Education 

Substantially Equivalent Degrees

Payment Process

Program Appeals

Program appeals for the Teacher Salary Supplement Program (TSSP) are used for degree consideration only. You must first submit your TSSP Application for the current program year at tssp.schools.utah.gov. Upon the system notification that you do not qualify, review the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) listed below and then follow the directions listed on the Appeal Application. It is recommended that appeals be submitted as soon as possible to allow appropriate processing and review time by the Utah State Board of Education. If a payment term deadline is passed while an appeal is pending, any approved bonus will be awarded in full at the end of the program year. Please note that incomplete appeals will not be processed and all appeals must be received before May 31st of the program year. Appeal results will be posted in the "History" section of the application and written decision notification will be mailed to the educator.

If your application has been denied due to an assignment, endorsement issue, or has been denied by your Local Education Agency (LEA), contact your Human Resources for possible resolution options.

Appeal Application

Frequently Asked Questions


TSSP Navigation Questions and Answers
Utah Education Network (UEN)

Dates: October 3 - November 14, 2019 (Every Other Thursday)
Time: 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. 
Password: TSSP

Webinars may be requested for a specific group and/or time. If you need further assistance, please contact the TSSP Specialist at tssp@schools.utah.gov

Note: Applications must be submitted between October 1 and April 30 for each program year.