Welcome to Policy, Law and Professional Practices


Policy, Law and Professional Practices assists the Utah State Board of Education (USBE) with:

  • writing USBE policy and administrative rules;
  • legislative relations;
  • responding to public records requests under Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA);
  • providing assistance to the office and local education agencies on legal issues, including fee waivers, training and guidance;
  • assisting the public with questions about education law and grievances with the state's public education system; and
  • managing the educator discipline and background check process in conjunction with the Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission (UPPAC).