Special Education Effective Instruction

Instructional Services

Center on Response to Intervention (RTI) at American Institutes for Research
The Center’s mission is to provide technical assistance to states and districts and building the capacity of states to assist districts in implementing proven models for RTI and Early Intervening Services (EIS).

Provides hundreds of links to resources for educators, parents and students on topics such as special education, school-to-work transition for youth with disabilities and education-related laws and regulations. Information of particular interest to educators and services providers includes resources on Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), college opportunities for students with disabilities and assistive technology.

Institute of Education Services (IES)
What Works Clearinghouse (WWC).  

Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)

RTI Action Network
Dedicated to the effective implementation of RTI in school districts nationwide. Our goal is to guide educators and families in the large-scale implementation of RTI so that each child has access to quality instruction and that struggling students – including those with learning disabilities – are identified early and receive the necessary supports to be successful.

State Personnel Development Grant Network

Students in Foster Care

The National Center for Culturally Responsive Educational Systems (NCCRESt)
Provides professional development materials and information on RTI and culturally diverse students.

United State Department of Education

Utah Education Network (UEN)
A network developed through a partnership with the USBE and Utah State Office of Higher Education. This website provides resources for teachers and students grades K-12. It also provides information about the institutions of higher learning in Utah.

Utah Paraeducators
A source of information and guidance on a variety of activities designed to support and enhance Utah's paraprofessional workforce.

Licensure and Employment


Speech-Language Technician (SLT) Alternative Route to Licensure (ARL) Information

Program Guide
Revised 03/14/2017

Application Packet Forms

Confirmation of Employment

Educator License Application

Professional Growth Plan

Please include your original transcript with degree posted in your application packet. Electronic transcripts will not be accepted.

Handbook for Speech-Language Pathologists (SLP) and SLT

Licensure Program in Utah

Utah State Licensure Praxis II Test Requirements


Personnel Improvement Center
National Center to Improve Recruitment and Retention of Qualified Personnel for Children with Disabilities

Utah Education Recruitment Service

Educator Endorsements:
Utah State Board of Education (USBE) Educator Licensing

  • Special Education Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • Special Education Deafblind
  • Special Education Mathematics Endorsement Application
    Revised 07/2013
  • Special Education Mild/Moderate Endorsement Application
    Revised 10/2014
  • Special Education Severe Disabilities Endorsement Application
    Revised 10/2014
  • Special Education Visual Impairments


SLP License Upgrade
Revised 01/26/2016

Utah Special Education Programs
Higher education programs to assist potential special education teachers in determining which special education programs in Utah best meets their goals and interests.