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Educator Licensing provides information pertaining to all aspects of educator licensing in Utah, as well as some information about teacher preparation and professional learning activities. We believe that quality teaching is the key to student achievement and high-quality professional learning is essential to helping teachers meet the demands of successful instruction.

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Educator Effectiveness
Standards and information that provide the premise for educator licensing, renewal, and professional learning.

Educator Licensing Online
Where new and existing educators can renew their Utah educator license, initiate a background check, complete an ethics review, apply for a student/intern teacher license, etc.

Entry Years Enhancements (EYE)
A structured support program for Level 1 educators as they fulfill the requirements for a Level 2 Utah professional license.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Licensing Resources for Local Education Agencies (LEAs)
For those who update the Comprehensive Administration of Credentials for Teachers in Utah Schools (CACTUS) database within their LEA.

CACTUS log in for Utah licensed educators.

National Board Certification
Earning this Certification demonstrates an Educator's accomplishments and high professional performance.

Manages, tracks, and reports on some professional learning.

Praxis Tests
Teacher candidates or those wishing to become licensed in Utah must pass the appropriate Praxis test(s).