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National Board Certification: Be teachable, and let the “fun” begin
Kyle Bragg, NBCTDecember 10, 2018

Becoming a National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) can seem like an insurmountable task. It is a process that pushed me out of my comfort zone as I began to write and reflect on my teaching practice.  I quickly learned I…

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My Journey to West Virginia State Teacher of the Year
Jada Reeves, NBCTDecember 5, 2018

I was broken down and defeated. I did not love teaching anymore.  I was doing the same thing over and over and was bored. I needed a change.  I even contemplated changing careers. Then, one day, I was assisting in…

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Principal (Teacher?): “Everyone a leader, everyone a learner.”
Jonathon Medeiros, NBCTNovember 27, 2018

I clearly remember when I first heard that phrase, regarded as a rapidly tiring cliché by many working in the Hawaii public school system. I was at a lunch meeting a few years ago, when about 20 other Hawaii State…

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