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Active Educator
An individual holding a current Utah educator license who is currently employed by a Utah public school, accredited private school (K-12), or the Utah State Office of Education, or who was employed by one of those entities, in a role covered by the license, for at least three years in the individual's license cycle. The length of the license cycle depends on the individual’s license level; Level 1 = 3 years; Level 2 = 5 years; Level 3 = 7 years.

Inactive Educator
An individual holding a current or expired Utah educator license who does not meet the criteria for an Active educator; not currently employed by a Utah public or accredited private school and who was employed by such an entity for less than three years in the individual’s license cycle. The length of the license cycle depends on the individual’s license level; Level 1 = 3 years; Level 2 = 5 years; Level 3 = 7 years.

Licensed Administrator
An individual that holds a current Utah Educator license with an Administrative/Supervisory license area of concentration or an individual currently employed by a Utah Charter School or Utah accredited Private School in an administrative position or an individual that is licensed as an administrator in another state that has reviewed the Utah license renewal rules; R277-500 or if the renewing educator is the highest administrative authority in an LEA (superintendent or charter school director), the president or chairperson of the local board of education.