Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission (UPPAC)

UPPAC 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.

Educator Tool

Educator Look-Up Tool

Reporting Misconduct/Arrests

Reporting Forms

Attention Licensed Educators: Reporting Arrests

Educator Notification of Arrest Form

Notification of Alleged Educator Misconduct

Representing Yourself at a UPPAC Hearing

Notice to Educators and Local Education Agencies (LEAs)

R277-516: Professional Standards and Training for Non-licensed Employees and Volunteers
Utah Office of Administrative Rule

Directs licensed educators to report arrests for alleged sex offenses, alleged alcohol-related offenses, alleged drug-related offenses and alleged offenses against the person under Utah Code Section 76-5.  Educators must also report convictions, including please in abeyance and diversion agreements.

Reports must be made to the:

  • Educator's District Superintendent or Charter School Director within 48 hours of the arrest.
  • Superintendent/Charter School Director must notify the USBE within 48 hours of notification by educator.

Membership

2019 Meeting Schedule

Jan 18

Feb 15

Mar 14

April 12

May 10

June 10

Aug 8

Sept 13

Oct 11

Nov 14

Commission Members and Affiliations

Classroom Teachers

Calbert Beck, Commission Chair, Murray City School District

Kathleen Carter, Alpine School District

Chet Hunsaker, Ogden City School District

Camille Johnson, Davis County School District

Cynthia Phillips, Weilenmann School of Discovery

Stacy Stoker, Juab School District

Community Members

Dawn Davies

Corey Fairholm

Other Education Assignment

Martin Bates, Granite School District

Jo Jolley, Canyons School District

Susanne Kuresa, Logan City School District