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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 be evaluated annually using the UETS-based JPAS tool.

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.