Length of Provisional Status in Jordan School District

*These are the requirements for Jordan School District. State requirements are different.

Licensed Contracted Employees with an FTE of 50% or more must be evaluated annually.

Reference: Jordan School District Policy #DP311 and #DP313

Career educators will be evaluated annually. A full evaluation will be conducted at least once every third year. An interim evaluation will be completed on non-full evaluation years.

Provisional educators will have at least two full evaluations each contract year.

NEW HIRES

No previous teaching experience

Provisional for 3 years

Less than three consecutive years in the same district

Provisional for 3 years

More than a three year break before coming to Jordan

Provisional for 3 years

Having 3 or more consecutive years in the same district and hired within 3 years of previous experience

Provisional for 1 year

RETURNING JORDAN EDUCATORS (including retirees)

Rehired with less than 3 year absence

Provisional 1 year

Rehired with more than 3 year absence

Provisional 2 years

ALTERNATE ROUTE TO LICENSURE – ARL

As long as an educator is working under the ARL program they will have two full evaluations each year. These evaluations do count toward the provisional status.

INTERNS

As long as an educator is working under the INTERN program they will have two full evaluations each year. These evaluations do not count towards the provisional status. They will only begin their 3-year provisional status when they are hired by Jordan School District.