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Utah State Board of Education (USBE) Educator Licensing Team

United States Postal Service (USPS)

Utah State Board of Education Educator Licensing
PO Box 144200
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-4200

Phone: (801) 538-7740 | Fax: (801) 538-7973 | E-mail

All Other Shipping

Utah State Board of Education Educator Licensing
250 East 500 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111-3204

Physical Address (Non-USPS)


Official transcripts must be ordered/sent to For more information, please refer to the Educator Records and Fingerprints Transcripts web page.

Licensing Support Staff

Christine Benevento
Office Specialist II
Out-of-State (OOS) Support
Phone: (801) 538-7695 | E-mail

Debbie Fewkes
Office Specialist II
Endorsements, Transcript Posting
Phone: (801) 538-7591 | E-mail

Cassidy Johnson
Office Specialist II
University Recommendation, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Transcript Requests, Praxis/Praxis Performance Assessment of Teachers (PPPAT)/Educative Teacher Performance Assessment (EdTPA), Technical/Utah Schools Information Management System (USIMS) Support
Phone: (801) 538-7834 | E-mail

Greg Swapp
Office Specialist II
Associate Educator License (AEL)

Phone: (801) 538-7532 |  E-mail

Evan Baird
Office Specialist II
Transcripts, Endorsements, Test Scores, Record Updates
Phone: (801) 538-7752 | E-mail

Erica Horsley
Program Specialist
Educator Incentive Programs: Teacher Salary Supplement Program (TSSP), National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), Effective Teachers in High Poverty Schools (ETHPS), Transcripts
Phone: (801) 538-7741 | E-mail

Bonnie Smith
Program Specialist
License Renewals and Reviews, Out-of-State (OOS) Applications, Alternative Routes to Licensure (ARL)
Phone: (801) 538-7858 | E-mail

Camilla Capella
APPEL Program Monitor
Associate Educator License (AEL) Applications
Phone: (801) 538-7669 | E-mail

Jane Conway
Licensing Support Staff Manager
Phone: (801) 538-7580 | E-mail

Stephanie Smith
Data Specialist II
Phone: (385) 295-7890 | E-mail

Other Licensing Staff

Kristin Campbell
Technical Specialist
Data, Private School Information
Phone: (801) 538-7892 | E-mail

Andrew Grove
Alternate Pathway to Professional Educator License (APPEL) Specialist
Associate Educator License (AEL) Specialist
Phone: (801) 538-7737 | E-mail

Lori Anderson
Early Literacy Preparation Specialist
Phone: (801) 538-7869 | E-mail

Jennifer Prince
Educator Preparation Competency Specialist
Phone: (801) 538-7751 | E-mail

Lorraine Peterson
Administrative Support
Phone: (801) 538-7501 | E-mail

Greg Cox
Education Specialist
Out-of-State (OOS) Licenses, Educator Preparation Programs (EPP),
Phone: (801) 538-7602 | E-mail

Dr. Lisa McLachlan
Educator Preparation Coordinator
Phone: (801) 538-7772 | E-mail

Dr. Malia Hite
Executive Coordinator of Educator Licensing
Phone: (801) 538-7895 | E-mail

Dijana Karabegovic
Executive Secretary
Phone: (801) 538-7801 | E-mail

Schedule an Appointment

While most of the answers regarding licensing questions can be found on the USBE website, if you wish to schedule either an online or an in-person appointment for licensing questions or fingerprinting.

Utah State Board of Education - Educator Licensing (Schedule an Appointment)
Outlook Bookings

Fingerprinting Appointments

For completion of the Fingerprinting step, please be sure that you have first launched the USBE Background Check process Utah Schools Information Management System (USIMS). Take applicable  documents to your appointment along with a current State or Federally issued photo identification (Driver’s License). Please anticipate approximately 45 minutes for the appointment. Check in at the reception desk to validate parking access and obtain access to the Licensing Department.

Utah Educator LiveScan Fingerprint Sites

Licensing Appointments

A one-on-one appointment can be scheduled either virtually or in-person. Most questions can be resolved within a 30-minute window. You will receive an e-mail confirmation. If you wish to participate in a virtual appointment, at the time of your appointment, choose the Join Your Appointment link in the e-mail to connect via Microsoft Teams. For in-person appointments, sign in at the USBE Reception Desk to validate parking and obtain access to the Licensing Department.

Note: USBE recommends the wearing of masks for all unvaccinated individuals. Our USBE staff will wear a mask upon your request.