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Faculty and Staff
Get to know our faculty, staff, teachers and bus drivers who help keep our school running.

Get your teen or adult with special needs ready for transition.  Find information about resources available, such as how to apply for guardianship, for SSI or Medicaid, or how to find community activities.

Child's Table and Chairs
South Valley School's wood shop is a fully equipped facility where custom wood products are produced by students enrolled in the part-time program.

Wood Clock Engraved
Engraving and Framing
Most items can be personalized with names, or any desired quote or logo. Use one of our ideas, bring your own, or work with our designers to create something unique.



 Order South Valley School Merchandise Online

Click to access our online store!  No products are currently available.  Yearbooks can no longer be preordered.  We will have a few available at the end of the year in the office for purchase on a first-come, first-served basis.

South Valley School Pictures

If you would like to order a picture package from Bell Photo, please go to  You will need your students' last name and student number.  Please call the office if you have any questions or need any help.



South Valley School Facebook Page

Did you know South Valley School has a Facebook page?  You can find information for upcoming events, and see pictures of our students having a fantastic time here at school.  Scan the QR code to access!


Facebook QR code

 Jordan Education Foundation (JEF) Donations to South Valley

If you would like to make a tax deductible donation to our school, please click , fill out the form and contact Becky Marshall here at South Valley for further instructions.  Donations can be designated to a specific class and teacher or to be used for a specific purpose.  We appreciate all of our community partners and friends who help us!

For more information about JEF and all they do, please click

JSD Health and Wellness Info

Click to access information for students to participate in activities that address personal health and wellness.  Jordan School District has partnered with the Cook Center for Human Connection to provide on-demand content for parents on a wide variety of topics related to health and wellness. These resources will be available on an ongoing basis through The Cook Center is based in Utah and focuses on supporting children, families, and schools.

Food Donation Connection and Harvest Programs

A big THANK YOU to Food Donation Connection who coordinates Harvest Programs for companies that donate food to non-profit organizations.  We have received donations from Pizza Hut, Starbucks, and Einstein Bagels, and anticipate others.  We receive about 20 pounds of food each week!  The food is sent home with students and is a big help for families.  We are very grateful to be a beneficiary of this program!  Please visit the Food Donation Connection website to see all about how much good they do.  Thank you, Food Donation Connection!


Work at South Valley

Click the link to see positions we currently have available. Available SVS Positions.


Join Smith's Grocery Store Inspiring Donations for South Valley School!

South Valley School will receive .5% of each eligible purchase you make when you link us to your Rewards Card.  We use this money, along with parent/guardian donations, for our community based activities.  Our organization number is: CT421.  Even if you have enrolled in the past, check to make sure South Valley is still receiving credit.  To go to Smith's website and sign up or check your enrollment is still up to date, click here to go to the smiths inspiring donations page.

Smith's Donation Flyer


Our South Valley School Job Site Partners

A huge shout-out to our Community Business partners!  It is vital to our program to have our students gain work experience and these locations are wonderful to provide us with a job site!  Check out the list, and please consider supporting our community business partners for their generosity to South Valley School.

West Jordan
Fairfield Inn – near freeway by Winco
Cal-Ranch on 7800 South AND Cal-ranch in Draper on Draper Parkway
Macey’s on 7800 South
Calvary Thrift Store on 7800 South
Smith’s on 9000 South and Redwood
Taylor Andrews Academy 9000 South
Helm’s Ace Hardware 7200 South and Redwood
Papa Murphy’s on 9000 South and 2700 West
Deseret Industries on Redwood Road and about 7300 South
Fairfield Inn on 7200 South near Winco
Village Baker near corner of 9000 South and Redwood Rd intersection
Gene Fullmer Rec Center
Hampton Inn – Jordan Landing
Cinemark – Jordan Landing
Chili’s – Jordan Landing
Sam’s Club at Jordan Landing
Dairy Queen on about 8200 South and Redwood Rd
Smith and Edwards 9000 South and Redwood Rd
Home Depot near 9000 South and Redwood Rd intersection
Jordan School District Offices

South Jordan
Harmon’s on 10400 South and Redwood Rd
Village Inn at The District

Riverton – all are near the intersection of 12600 South and Redwood Rd
Papa Murphy’s
Peterson’s Market

Sandy City Animal Shelter
Hale Centre Theater

Humane Society of Utah

Kearns Food Bank

Salt Lake City
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Humanitarian Center
The Kimball Center
Village Baker bakery on 2100 South

These are businesses we frequent that offer us great support:
Wal Mart at Jordan Landing
Saver’s in South Jordan near 10400 South and Redwood Rd
We have several other job sites within Jordan School District that I didn’t list here.


The Utah State Board of Education may grant an educator one of the following education licenses:

  1. Professional Educator License – a license issued to an individual who has demonstrated all of the State established competencies to be an educator.
  2. Associate Educator License – a license issued to an individual who has met a minimum set of educator requirements and is completing all professional educator requirements to receive a Professional Educator License.
  3. Local Education Agency (LEA)-specific Educator License – a license issued to an individual, approved by the local Board of Education, who has met locally defined competencies to be an educator.

An LEA-specific license area or endorsement may include:

  • Out of State and Internationally licensed educators completing Utah licensing requirements.
  • Educators waiting for university license recommendations.
  • Educators with expired Utah licenses.
  • Educators working towards an Associate license area/endorsement.
  • Career and Technical Education educators completing skills testing.
  • Educators waiting to begin a university licensure program.

Schools may employ individuals holding LEA-specific Educator Licenses, as well as Professional and Associate Educator Licenses, as outlined below based on the employee’s FTE:


Location Type Fully Qualified Educators who are teaching under LEA Specific or are not Qualified Educators in an Associate Program to become Professional Qualified
South Valley Special 100.00% 0.00% 0.00%