National Board Certified Teacher

Why Certify?

National Board-Certified teachers prove their effectiveness in the classroom every day. Here are some reasons to become Board-Certified:
  • Students learn more. Research shows students of Board-Certified teachers learn more than their peers without Board-Certified teachers. Board-Certified teachers are also found to have a greater positive impact on minority and low-income students.
  • Teachers (Teaching) improve(s). Obtaining the Board Certification allows teachers to hone their practice, showcase their talent in the classroom and demonstrate their dedication to their students and their profession.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to excellence. Schools with National Board Certified Teachers are categorized by exceptional teacher morale and retention and increased community involvement. 
  • Board Certification opens doors. Board-certified teachers are recognized as experts, therefore, they are often sought out for leadership positions in their schools and districts.
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YEAR 1 (General Curriculum - 18 Credits)

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