National Board Certified Teacher

Prepare to become a National Board Certified Teacher and deepen your thinking and increase your use of effective practices that result in:

• A renewed commitment to students and their learning
• A greater knowledge of the subject you teach and how to teach the subject to students
• Improved management and monitoring of student learning
• Systematical thinking about your practice and learning from experiences

• Leadership and enhanced collaboration skills with members of the learning community

What You'll Gain

• Membership in an elite group of teachers in Nebraska. In 2016, there were only 120 National Board Certified Teachers in the state.
• Entry into a professional learning community of nationally certified teachers
• Financial incentives offered by many districts and states for National Board Certified Teachers
• Advancement in the quality of teaching and learning by meeting the highest standards of the profession
• Recognition of being among the most effective teachers with the highest performing students
• Powerful professional development experiences

• A stronger resume and portfolio

Curriculum

YEAR 1 (General Curriculum - 18 Credits)

YEAR 2 (National Board Teacher Certification Preparation Curriculum - 18 Credits)