ERIC Number: ED222484
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission. Annual Report for the Year Ending June 30, 1982.
Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City.
The Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission is charged with promoting and maintaining a high degree of professional ethics and practices in education. A majority of its members are classroom teachers. The commission has the responsibility of establishing procedures for acting on alleged violations of standards of ethical conduct and serves as an advisory body for the Utah State Board of Education on professional practices criteria. It is empowered to conduct hearings, issue warnings or reprimands, and recommend revocation or suspension of certificates. It also has the power to administer oaths and request presentation of documents. It is self-governing and has the duty of making recommendations for the improvement of the education profession. This annual report contains: (1) a summary of minutes of commission meetings between July l981 and June l982; (2) a resume of cases investigated and hearings conducted with a statement of the issue involved and disposition of each case; (3) a tabular summary of actions taken in 80 cases by the commission between l973 and l982; (4) an outline of goals and accomplishments of the commission during 1981-82; and (5) a description of the peer review system developed by the commission, including a list of peer reviewers currently certified and available for assignments. (JD)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City.