The evidence is clear. Board-certified teachers positively impact student learning.
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NBCTs in the Classroom
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ATLAS® is a video case library that provides a glimpse into classrooms of Board-certified teachers.
Practice and Policy
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We’re working with networks of teachers across the country to strengthen teaching and learning.
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Created by teachers, for teachers, read the Five Core Propositions for accomplished teaching.
Teachers have achieved Board certification
More than ½ of NBCTs
are teaching in high-need schools
are pursuing Board certification
60 NBCT Networks
in 36 states are strengthening the profession
700 + schools
with >5 teachers pursuing Board certification collaboratively
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