Transition to Teaching

This is a program 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. Students must be accepted into the Utah State Office of Education (USOE) Alternative Routes to Licensure (ARL) Program and have a professional growth plan before they can register for classes in the Transition to Teaching program.

More detailed information is available on the Utah State Board of Education here: and click on the ARL tab. Or click on the ARL application link here:

Registration for Summer semester opens April 16, 2018 at 9 A.M. You must be admitted to the college by May 9th in order to register for webinar classes.  You must be admitted to the college by June 6th to register for block classes. See admissions steps here:

The last day to register for a block class is June 13th.  IF you miss either the admissions deadline or the registration deadline, you MAY still be able to get into summer classes.  Please call the program manager, Maria Griffin, at 801-957-5423 and she will assist you in adding summer courses after the posted deadline.  

If you encounter an "ERROR" message while attempting to register on MySlcc, please call the Continuing Education Registrars at 801-957-5200, and they will assist you in registering. 

Tentative Summer Schedule

Course               Title               Instructor            Course Type        Start Date       End Date               Hours                      Day(s)

CEAL 150     Praxis Prep          S.Sample            Webinar/online    May 24, 31        June 21, 28           5-8pm                     TH

EDU 2010    Intro to Sped       M.Vogeler           Lecture/Block        July 5,6,7        July 26,27,28       8:30am-5:00pm     Th,Fr,Sa

EDU 2010    Intro to Sped       M. Vogeler           Webinar                 May 17            Aug 2               5:00pm-9:30 pm          Th

EDU 2800    ITAP                    J.Covington         Lecture/Online      May 19           July 28               8:30am-4:30 pm           Sa             3 Saturdays (June 9,16,23) in person; remainder online

EDU 2800    ITAP                    J.Covington          Online                   May 19           July 28     

EDU 2820    Learn. Environ.     M.Roberts            Lecture/Block         June 18          June 23              8:30am-4:30 pm        M-Sa

EDU 2820   Learn. Environ.      K Babka              Lecture/Block         July 30           Aug 4               8:30-4:30 pm              M-Sa

EDU 2820   Learn. Environ.      K.Babka              Webinar                May 14             July 30              5:00-9:00 pm                  M

EDU 2840  Literacy Strat.         M.Roberts          Lecture/Block        June 11           June 16             8:30am-4:30 pm         M-Sa

EDU 2840  Literacy Strat.         S.Sample            *Webinar/Online      May 16           July 11               5:00pm-8:00 pm            W

EDU 2860  Diverse Popu.         C. Lui                 Webinar                May 15            July 31              5:00pm-9:00 pm           Tu

EDU 2860  Diverse Popu.        T. Smith             Lecture/Block                 June 25              June 30             8:30am-4:30 pm            M-Sa 

EDU 2860  Diverse Popu.         T. Smith            Lecture/Block                 July 16               July 21              8:30am-4:30 pm            M-Sa 

FHS 2645  Early Childhood     K Babka              Lecture/Block                July 9               July 14                8:30am-4:30 pm            M-Sa

CEAL 100  Trans to Teach      D. Olson              Webinar                  May 18               June 8               5:00pm-8:30pm               W

CEAL 100  Trans to Teach       D. Olson              Webinar                 July 11               Aug 1                 5:00pm-8:30pm              W 

*This is an accelerated hybrid/online course.  Students are expected to do several hours of independent, online work each week in addition to the required Wednesday webinars and regular assignments.








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