Special Education Effective Instruction

Instructional Services

Center on Response to Intervention (RTI)
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).

Disability Resources
United States Department of Labor 

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. 

RTI Action Network
National Center for Learning Disabilities

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

Special Education
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 Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah State Office of Higher Education. The 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.

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

Licensure and Employment


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

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:


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

Front Line Education

USBE Educator Licensing/Educator Endorsements:


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

SLP Upgrade to Professional Educator License Level 3

Contact Us

Kim Fratto
Phone: (801) 538-7716 | E-mail