Human Resources

Human Resources Director - Rick Johnson
(435) 781-3100 ext. 1005

Human Resources Secretary - Laura Graham
(435) 781-3100 ext. 1007

Human Resources Secretary - Tiffin Ash
(435) 781-3100 ext. 1008

LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINT FEE - NON USD EMPLOYEES/VOLUNTEERS

PLEASE BE AWARE OF THE FOLLOWING DEADLINES:

  1. Letter of Intent – These will be distributed on Monday, January 6, and are due to your principal/supervisor by Friday, January 17, 2020.
    1. Principals/supervisors, please submit completed Letter of Intent forms and summary sheets to Rick Johnson by Friday, January 24, 2020.
    2. Information communicated in Letters of Intent is non-binding.
    3. Contracted employees who provide such written notice by the deadline specified above, will receive a financial incentive of $500, to be paid in the June 2020 paycheck.
    4. No financial incentive will be offered for outgoing, contracted employees who submit their written resignation after January 24, 2020.
    5. Please note that any contracted employee who works a 182-day schedule and who fulfills the contract requirements (i.e., completes the contract year), will have benefits (including medical insurance, if applicable) extended through August, 2020.
  2. Student Boundary Change Requests – Due the third Friday in February– Please submit to Julie Wilde
  3. Incentive for Contracted Employees’ Early Written Notification of Intent to Resign at the End of the 2019-2020 School Year – Please submit to Rick Johnson
    1. In order to be deemed eligible for a financial incentive of $500, an outgoing, contracted employee must submit a signed statement by the end of the work day on Friday, January 24, 2020, agreeing:
      1. to not voluntarily leave his or her position prior to the end of the 2019-2020 school year; and
      2. to resign effective at the end of the 2019-2020 school year.
  4. Lane Change Application – Due March 2, 2020 – please submit to Rick Johnson
    1. Application is available at the Human Resource page, under the Forms section.
    2. Please note there is no guarantee that employees will be granted lane changes for 2020-2021.
    3. Please see policy 005.0525 Qualifications for Salary Lane Change for details.
  5. Application for Educational Financial Assistance for Educators – Due by Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - Submit to Rick Johnson
    1. Financial assistance up to $2000 potentially available for educators to complete additional education required in order to become state qualified for their current assignments.
    2. You can access the application form at https://www.uintah.net/district_information/district_forms.
    3. Please see policy 005.5000 Reimbursement for Educational Expenses for details.

     

    Educator License Upgrade and Renewal – Please visit https://www.schools.utah.gov/curr/licensing to review the steps required by USBE.  Every year a few USD educators miss the renewal/upgrade (June 30) deadline because they don’t have all of the steps completed by then, and they must then work to renew an expired license.  Please make sure that doesn’t happen to you. 

  6. License Upgrade – Third-Year Level I Teachers
    1. Monday, March 2, 2020 – Recommended deadline for completing fingerprint process, online ethics review, (Fingerprint background check must clear before the license can be renewed, and clearance of fingerprint background checks sometimes takes several weeks.)
    2. Monday, March 2, 2020- Recommended deadline for teachers that hold an APL Level 1 license to complete the Praxis II Principals of Learning and Teaching (PLT) (test PLT results typically post on CACTUS 4-6 weeks after testing is completed);
    3. Monday, April 6, 2020 – Portfolios should be ready for principal review; teachers schedule portfolio review session with principal, to take place no later than May 1, 2020;
    4. Monday, May 4, 2020 –All portfolio reviews completed by principals; principals, please email Rick Johnson after completion of portfolio review sessions; Rick requests CACTUS license upgrade after all requirements are met.
    5. Suicide Prevention Training is required for license renewal.The next training will take place on February 11, at 4:00pm at the district office.An additional training will take place on March 10, 2020 at 4:00pm at the district office.Please contact Tiffin Ash at tiffin.ash@uintah.net with questions regarding the suicide prevention training.
  7. Educator License Online Renewal – Level II or III Teachers whose license expires June 30, 2020
    1. Notices have been sent by USBE to all teachers whose Level II or III license expires on June 30, 2020.
    2. Monday, March 2, 2020 – Recommended deadline for completing fingerprint process and online ethics review (Fingerprint background check must clear before the license can be renewed, and clearance of fingerprint background checks sometimes takes several weeks).
    3. Monday, April 6, 2020 – Recommended deadline for having your administrator verify points earned by educator during the five-year licensing term (Please use Level 2/3 License Renewal Form)
    4. License renewal should be completed online.
    5. Suicide Prevention Training is required for license renewal.The next training will take place on February 11, at 4:00pm at the district office.An additional training will take place on March 10, 2020 at 4:00pm at the district office.Please contact Tiffin Ash at tiffin.ash@uintah.net with questions regarding the suicide prevention training.

 

If you have a change in family status at any time during the year, it could affect your benefits.

Please notify the business office immediately.

No district employee or student shall be subjected to discrimination in employment or any district program or activity on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The district is committed to providing equal access and equal opportunity in its programs, services and employment including its policies, complaint processes, program accessibility, district facility use, accommodations and other Equal Employment Opportunity matters. The district also provides equal access to district facilities for all youth groups. The following persons have been designated to handle inquires and complaints regarding unlawful discrimination, harassment, and retaliation:

Rick Johnson, Human Resources Director (435) 781-3100
Julie Wilde, Student Services Director (435) 781-3100

You may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, Denver, CO (303) 844-5695

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