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Where are we #NBCTstrong?

More than 112,000 teachers have achieved National Board Certification and the number is still growing! 

Research on National Board Certification and Student Achievement
Advancing Student Achievement

A decade’s worth of research shows that the students of Board-certified teachers learn more than their peers.

Board certification for teachers

Policymakers, get your questions about Board certification answered in a new report from the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).

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.

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.

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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.


T&L Conference 2016


Register for Teaching & Learning 2016, happening March 11-12th in D.C., with pre-conference workshops on March 10th. Catch the early bird special before January 31st!

Teacher Leadership

Teach to Lead Initiative

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. — February 1, 2016 – During 2015 the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, often in partnership with National Board...

ARLINGTON, Va. — January 20, 2016 — During 2015, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards helped drive important change in...