Local Education Agency (LEA) Alternate Pathway to Professional Educator License (APPEL)


The resources on this page are intended for Utah districts and charter schools. If you are an individual seeking licensure in Utah, go to Associate Educator License (AEL).

Local Education Agencies (LEAs), please utilize the following resources in preparing your application to become an approved APPEL program provider. Additional resources will be added in the future.

APPEL Program Approval Application

APPEL Program Application Guidance

APPEL LEA Leadership Team

APPEL LEA Model Program Framework 2020

APPEL LEA Program Approval Application 2020

APPEL Utah State Board of Education Approved Programs
Google Docs


APPEL Program: Program Director Duties

APPEL Program: Professional License Plan (PLP) Guidance

APPEL Program: PLP Checklist Template

APPEL Program Schedule Guidance

Utah State Board of Education Educator Effectiveness

Principal Evaluation
Utah State Board of Education School Leadership

University Partnerships

Utah Effective Teaching Standards
Utah State Board of Education Educator Effectiveness

Utah Pedagogical Performance Assessment Standards

Recorded Resources

2020 08 21 Questions and Answers Webinar for APPEL Directors

Transcript Training

APPEL Boot Camp/Application Assistance Webinar

Utah State Board of Education (USBE) Alternative Routes to Licensure (ARL's) Personal Room-20200323 1930-1
Utah Education Network (UEN) Webex

Completed program approval applications should be e-mailed in a PDF format to ael@schools.utah.gov.