Dave Wright, NBCT

Dave Wright is a National Board Certified Teacher (AYA Math – 2002) in his 32nd year teaching high school math. He is currently teaching AP Calculus (AB) and AP Calculus (BC) at Tahoma High School in Maple Valley, WA. Wright is passionate about helping his students achieve at high levels on the AP Calculus exams and has worked as an AP Calculus Reader for 6 years and currently as a Table Leader for the last 4 years. He also has served as a National Board Facilitator for his district and has helped numerous teachers achieve their NB certificate.

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March 1, 2019

In 2006 I arrived at Tahoma High School after 19 years teaching in a neighboring district. I certified in 2003 (AYA Math) and tried to start a facilitation program in that district. I moved before that program took roots but when I arrived in my currrent district I asked my principal, Terry Duty, about starting a facilitation program. I had previously received training from my state and was excited to help my colleagues earn their national certification. From my experience I knew there was tremendous potential for professional growth by pursuing National Board Certification. I also knew sharing this potential…

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