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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.

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. 

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 brings thousands of educators together with the nation’s leading policymakers, game-changers and innovaters in PreK-12. Join us in D.C., March 13-14, 2015, with pre-conference workshops on March 12.

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!

This week the National Board submitted recommendations to Congress to build a strong teaching workforce through the reauthorization of the...

WASHINGTON --  Rachelle Moore, a Board-certified first-grade teacher from Seattle, Wash., urged Congress to take a broad view of what is needed to...