Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission (UPPAC)

Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission (UPPAC)

The Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission is a committee of nine educators and two community members charged with maintaining and promoting a high standard of professional conduct and ethics among Utah teachers. It is advisory to the Utah State Board of Education in making recommendations regarding educator licensing and disciplinary action for educator misconduct.


Ethics Training

Prevention and Correction: Overview
National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC)

  • NASDTEC offers a four hour online course that is pre-approved for current and former educators subject to a Consent to Discipline with requirement for Educator Ethics training.

Membership and Meetings

UPPAC Recruitment

UPPAC is not accepting applications at this time.

2023 Meeting Schedule

August 8

September 15

October 13

November 17

December 15

2024 Meeting Schedule 

January 10

February 10

March 9

April 12

May 10

June 14

August 8

September 13

October 11

November 15

December 13

Commission Members and Affiliations

Classroom Teachers

April Johnson, Murray School District

Brenda Kraack, Salt Lake District

Brianne Moon, Davis School District

Corby Briggs, North Sanpete School District

Keranne Dayberry, Summit Academy

Heidi Wells, Ogden School District

Community Members

JoAnn Brown

Terri Francis

Other Education Assignment

Joe B Wright, Southwest Educational Development Center

Gichin Marsden, Excelsior Academy

Rich Nielsen, Granite School District