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What Teachers Should Know and Be Able to Do

We've released a revised What Teachers Should Know and Be Able to Do, which explicates the Five Core Propositions for teaching that underscore the accomplished teacher’s commitment to advancing student learning and achievement.

Growing the Ranks of NBCTs and Candidates Nationwide

We're celebrating more than 112,000 NBCTs and more than 20,000 candidates across the country!

National Board blog on education from curriculum to policy
What's on the blog?

Board-certified teachers share views and insights from the classroom and beyond on The Standard.

Our Vision For the Profession

NBCTs and education leaders in a variety of roles share their experience with Board certification across the career continuum.

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The National Board aims to support teacher preparation by offering ATLAS® (Accomplished Teaching, Learning and Schools). ATLAS is a unique, searchable online library of authentic videos showing National Board Certified Teachers at work in the classroom. 

Get Certified

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


Teacher Leadership

Teacher leadership

Teach to Lead is working to expand opportunities for teacher leadership to improve outcomes for students. Our Teacher Leadership Initiative is developing a new generation of teacher leaders to advance the profession in the 21st century.

ARLINGTON, Va. — December 14, 2016 —The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards has released a revised...

533 Teachers Become Board-Certified; 3,384 Renew; More Than 20,000 in Process

ARLINGTON, Va. — December 12, 2016...