53E-6-102.  Definitions.
     As used in this chapter:

(1)  “Board” means the State Board of Education.

Terms Used In Utah Code 53E-6-102

  • Administrator: includes "executor" when the subject matter justifies the use. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes a state, district, or territory of the United States. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
(2)  “Certificate” means a license issued by a governmental jurisdiction outside the state.

(3)  “Educator” means:

(a)  a person who holds a license;

(b)  a teacher, counselor, administrator, librarian, or other person required, under rules of the board, to hold a license; or

(c)  a person who is the subject of an allegation which has been received by the board or UPPAC and was, at the time noted in the allegation, a license holder or a person employed in a position requiring licensure.

(4)  “License” means an authorization issued by the board that permits the holder to serve in a professional capacity in the public schools.

(5)  “National Board certification” means a current certificate issued by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.

(6)  “Rule” means an administrative rule adopted by the board under Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act.

(7)  “School” means a public or private entity that provides educational services to a minor child.

(8)  “UPPAC” means the Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission.

Renumbered and Amended by Chapter 1, 2018 General Session
Amended by Chapter 22, 2018 General Session