West Jordan Campus
West Jordan Elementary Principal
Parents have the right to request and receive information on the qualifications of their child’s teacher. If you have questions or want more information, please contact school administration or refer to the student information system.
Hawthorn Academy employs individuals holding LEA-specific educator licenses, license areas, or endorsements in accordance with Utah Admin. Code R277-307-7.
Below is an explanation of the types of educator licenses issued by USBE (Professional, Associate, LEA-Specific). The following levels apply to educator licenses, license areas (i.e. Elementary, Secondary, Special Education), and content endorsements (i.e. Mathematics, Music, Spanish, Social Studies).
- Professional: The educator has completed an educator preparation program that includes content and pedagogical knowledge. This program may have been completed at a university or in an alternate pathway that was supported by school districts/charters and the Utah State Board of Education.
- Associate: The educator is currently completing an educator preparation program, but has not yet completed all requirements for a Professional Educator License, license area, or endorsement. The educator is enrolled in a university-based or Local Education Agency (LEA)-based program. When the educator completes the program, they will have a professional level.
- LEA-Specific: The educator has not completed an educator preparation and is not currently enrolled in one.
- Professional- 76.9%
- Associate- 15.3%
- LEA-Specific- 1.9%
- Not Licensed- 5.7%