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Upgrading to a Level 2 License

Scroll down for important links and phone numbers related to upgrading.

Upgrade Checklist

Choose from the two links below for your list of upgrade requirements. Detailed information for each requirement can be found below on this page.

Secondary Upgrade Checklist               elementary upgrade checklist

Secondary New Teacher Induction

New Teacher Induction Professional Learning

During your first 3 years of teaching you will complete the New Teacher Induction program. Choose from the two links below for your list of professional learning requirements: 

Secondary New Teacher Induction       Elementary new teacher induction

     Secondary Mentor Supervisor                       Elementary Mentor Supervisor
                 Jenette Jenkins                                                  Allison Riddle
            jejenkins@dsdmail.net                                       ariddle@dsdmail.net
                  801.402.5178                                                     801.402.5390

 


Suicide Prevention Training

Part one and two of the Suicide Prevention training must be completed anytime within your license cycle. You will show proof of completion to your principal when doing your upgrade paperwork.

Part One: ONLINE TRAINING

Login to USBE Suicide Prevention Training

  • Watch video
  • Complete quiz
  • Print, save, and email yourself the certificate
 
Part Two: LIVE TRAINING

Attend a live Davis District Suicide Prevention Training in Davis School District. No advance registration or RSVP is required. Choose to attend ONE of the sessions:

Friday, November 9, 2018  OR  Friday, March 8, 2019

Farmington High School

548 West Glovers Lane

Farmington, UT

3:00 - 4:00

 

  • If you are unable to attend the live Suicide Prevention Training, you can attend a Davis District QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Training. Contact Christi Blankman to set this up.

 

Cindi Peterson                                     Christi Blankman

Suicide Prevention Training                                QPR Training
cipeterson@dsdmail.net                                      cblankman@dsdmail.net
 

Praxis PLT

All Elementary and Secondary teachers are required to take the Principles of Learning and Teaching Praxis

Reimbursement 

For active educators employed with Davis School District, reimbursement for passing completion of the Praxis PLT is currently available. To receive a reimbursement, submit your Praxis PLT Score Report PDF via email to:

Tracie Yamashita
tyamashita@dsdmail.net
 

Reimbursements will take up to two weeks.
Note: DSD does not reimburse for Praxis content tests.


Ethics Review

Visit the USBE Educator Licensing site and complete the Ethics Review.


Background Check

Follow the link below and select "Background Check"

  • If you have not completed a background check for USBE since July 1, 2015, you need to do another one.
  • After you have applied and paid for a background check, USBE will email you a fingerprint authorization form.  You must take this form to a live scan site to be fingerprinted.
  • If you get an error message telling you that you do not need one, please contact Jocelyn Heyne in Human Resources to verify this is correct. 

License Upgrade Form

Print a Davis Level 1 Upgrade form and meet with your principal to verify completion of the following:

  • Online and live suicide prevention training sessions
  • Evaluate Davis self-assessment with reflections
  • Four Evaluate Davis observations by an administrator
  • Mid-year summative evaluation with satisfactory scores
  • End-of-year summative evaluation and with satisfactory scores

You will need to bring the following when you meet with your administrator:

 


Submit Paperwork

Turn in the Davis Level 1 Upgrade form to Jocelyn Heyne in Human Resources. You can pony the upgrade form or scan and email the form.

 jheyne@dsdmail.net

The deadline for receiving forms is June 20th.


Online Upgrade

When you are eligible for completing the upgrade online, you will receive an email from the USBE with instructions on how to access and print your Level 2 License on the USBE site.

Online upgrade must be completed no later than June 25th.