Transition to Teaching

Transition to Teaching

Utah State Office of Education Licensure Programs

The Utah State Office of Education (USOE) offers the following opportunities that lead to a Utah Professional Educator License. Students must have approval from USOE and have a professional development plan before they can register for classes in the Alternative Routes to Licensure program. More detailed information is available on the USOE website.

Alternative Routes to Licensure

This program is for individuals with a bachelor’s degree in a subject area taught in Utah schools and who are currently teaching in a public school under contract, but have not completed a teacher preparation program. 

Career and Technical Education Alternative Preparation (CTE/APP)

This program is for individuals whose backgrounds are in business, trades, and industry. 

Troops to Teachers (TTT)

Eligible military personnel can enroll in this program to begin new careers as public school teachers. 

Salt Lake Community College Transition to Teaching Program

Transition to Teaching program teacher preparation courses are offered through the following delivery methods:

  • Live in-class block sessions (six days)
  • Hybrid, one on-campus orientation session followed by online delivery through Canvas
  • Live Webinars (teacher guided) using Adobe Connect

Courses are available to students throughout the state. Please visit Current Courses for this semester's offerings.

Salt Lake Community College-Miller Campus
Miller Professional Development Center (MPDC),
Computer Labs (109, 114 and 118)
9750 South 300 West
Sandy, UT 84070
(801) 957-5200
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Technology Requirements

Transition to Teaching courses are available by clicking the Canvas link at the top of the SLCC website. Students must be computer literate so they can work independently. It is imperative that program participants have access to a technology system that integrates with the system at Salt Lake Community College.

Students taking the Webinar courses are required to review the webinar tutorial page on the website.  Students must have access to a microphone and camera in order to interact with the instructor and other class members during the webinars. See our Webinar Page for system requirements.