Teachers in Utah seeking endorsements in world languages
or the dual immersion endorsement, or those in an alternate route to licensure must,
among other requirements, demonstrate proficiency in the language they wish to
teach (for more information on these requirements see
This proficiency may be demonstrated
A. An official Oral
Proficiency Interview (OPI) from
ACTFL administered by Language Testing International
($135 - $260). The OPI is an
internationally recognized test and ratings will be valid for licensure in most
states as well as in many other professional applications.
rating of proficiency from UFLA ($50).
Candidates will complete an oral test with a UFLA approved interviewer.
A UFLA proficiency rating is recognized by the Utah State Office of
Education but will most likely not be an acceptable rating of proficiency for
other uses. This option is only available to
members of UFLA ($15). Candidates may join UFLA when they apply for
the UFLA proficiency rating.The application
form is here.
certification through UFLA please complete the application
form or contact Tom Mathews at
firstname.lastname@example.org or call (801)
626-6345 (email is preferred).