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Certification Day

"We know this program works, and we know thousands of students will benefit from these incredibly skilled, dedicated educators."
- Governor Jay Inslee, Washington State

“Mississippi is proud of the teachers who have achieved National Board Certification, and we look forward to their leadership in schools across the state.” - Governor Phil Bryant, Mississippi

On December 17, 2013, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards publicly announced the latest class of National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs). [Read the news release.] In 2012-2013, more than 4,000 teachers nationwide achieved National Board Certification, demonstrating their ability to successfully prepare students for 21st century careers. To date, more than 106,000 teachers in all 50 states and the District of Columbia have achieved the profession’s highest mark of accomplishment through a rigorous, performance-based, peer-review process.


The tables below highlight the rankings of states, districts and undergraduate institutions based on the number of NBCTs.

2013 NBCTs

Total NBCTs

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Get quick facts about the latest data on NBCTs nationwide.

State specific information can be found on the profile accessible from each state's page.

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