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NBCT Certification Day 2014
Over 110,000 NBCTs strong

Congrats to the 2014 class of NBCTs! This year more than 4,100 teachers achieved Board certification. How did your state rank? Get the latest facts and stats on NBCTs nationwide.

The new CTE Standards are here!

The National Board has published revised standards for accomplished teaching in the rapidly evolving field of Career and Technical Education (CTE)!

NBCT Research
Advancing Student Achievement

Did you know? Numerous studies have shown that students of National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs) outperform students of non-NBCTs on achievement tests. 

Picturing Accomplished Practice

Announcing an interactive look inside the classrooms of NBCTs! With a case library of video and written commentary, ATLAS is the ideal teacher prep and professional learning resource.

Five Core Propositions
Five Core Propositions

The Five Core Propositions set forth the profession's vision for accomplished teaching and form the foundation for National Board Certification.

New year, new blog

We're thrilled to introduce our new and improved blog, The Standard! 

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Get Certified

Created by teachers, for teachers, National Board Certification is the profession's mark of accomplished teaching. Interested in becoming a candidate? Start your journey today at boardcertifiedteachers.org.


T&L Conference 2015


Teaching & Learning 2015 brought thousands of educators together with the nation’s leading policymakers, game-changers and innovaters in PreK-12. The conference was held in D.C. on March 13-14, 2015.

Teach to Lead

Teach to Lead Initiative

Teach to Lead is working to expand opportunities for teacher leadership as a way to improve outcomes for students. Head over to teachtolead.org to learn how to share your ideas in our online community and participate in upcoming summits!

Education Week -

The evidence continues to mount that teachers who earn national-board certification are more effective than other teachers, both at the high...

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Through a new partnership with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, teacher preparation programs in Louisiana...