Piute County School District

Educator Licensing 

Utah Administrative Rule R277-301-7 (10)(a) As of 11/30/21 - Piute High School has 4 employees working under a LEA-Specific License or are enrolled in a program working towards full licensure. 

  • Robert Thomas (1 FTE, .28 FTE LEA Specific) at Piute High School has an LEA Specific license for one or more of his courses. Mr. Thomas has a bachlors degree in Physics and has successfully passed the following educator praxis exams...Principals of Learning and Teaching, Earth Science Content Knowledge, Physical Science Content Knowledge, and Mathematics Content Knowledge.
  • Priscilla Morgan (1 FTE) at Piute High School has a bachelors degree in Business, has completed all the required coursework for full teacher licensure, and has an approved Associate Edcuator license. Mrs. Morgan has also passed the educator business praxis exam. Mrs. Morgan only requires a passing score on another praxis exam and to complete the educator dispostion requirments to apply for a professional educator license.
  • Dallas Sylvester (0.14 FTE) at Piute high School teaches one Spanish class. He has a bachelors degree in Accounting and Spanish, has completed all the required coursework for full teacher licensure, and has an approved Associate Edcuator license. Mr. Sylvester has also passed the educator Spanish praxis exam. Mr. Sylvester only requires a passing score on another praxis exam and to complete the educator dispostion requirments to apply for a professional educator license.
  • Troy Allan (1 FTE, .5 LEA-Specific At PHS) at Circleville Elementary, Piute High School and Oscarson ELementary has an educational doctorate degree, several masters degrees, and a bachelors degree in Music edcuation. Mr. Allan is a fully licensed Utah educator and retired from the United States military as a counselor. Mr. Allan has been approved for an LEA-Specific license as a school counselor. 
  • Parents and community members may lookup any teacher educator license status on the following website...https://cactus.schools.utah.gov/PersonSearch

Link to percentages of educators working under a associate license or LEA-Specific license

Parents and community members have the right to request information on whether their child is provided services by paraprofessionals, and their qualifications.

  • Piute County School District requires all paraprofessionals to either complete two years of post-secondary education or pass the ParaPro Praxis exam through ETS assessments. Community members may request more information about qualifications or requirements at any time through the school district office. 

Parents and community members have the right to request information regarding any state or school district policy regarding student participation in any mandated assessment including a policy, procedure, or parental right to opt out.

  • Piute County School District follows the state accomadiations and participation policy for standardized assessments. Link to state policy

Parents and community members have the right to request information about any required assessment administered by the school district.

Parents and community memebers have a right to information about the level of acheivement and academic growth of students at a school.