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Resources for School Year 2022-23

Below you will find our resource pages for many of our webinars. You will find slides, recordings, and note catchers for each webinar.  Introduction to National Board  Planning Your National Board Journey Architecture of Accomplished Teacher, The 5 Core Propositions, and the National Board Standards Component 1 Component 2 Component 3 Component 4 Equity in…

I Believe in Water

By: Jonathon Medeiros, NBCT I believe in water. I believe in surfing the wave I am on, not the wave I wish I were on. I believe in building, learning by trying, and in observing my failures. I believe in being curious, celebrating with purpose, building empathy, in questioning. Everything about learning in my classes…

National Board Announces More Than 2,800 Teachers Earn National Board Certification

The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards announced today that 2,814 teachers became National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs) and 8,064 teachers maintained their certification in the 2021-2022 school year. There are now a total of 133,444 teachers who have achieved National Board Certification to teach at the highest standards in the profession and impact culture…

The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards makes digital badges available

It’s #TeamNBCT week and we’re celebrating all National Board Certified Teachers! And we’ve got exciting news! We’re making available a digital badge that accomplished teachers can use to tell the world that they’re an NBCT. We are proud of your accomplishment and hope you will share your success with others. The digital badge is portable…

Permian Strategic Partnership webinars

All webinars are free and require registration before attending. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Thea Williams-Black, Senior Manager, Strategic Partnerships over the Permian Strategic Partnership Grant at twilliams-black@nbpts.org. December 1, 2022,  7:00 PM CST: Self-Care This session will focus on providing and discussing available resources to assist participants…

The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards announces four new members to the Board of Directors

ARLINGTON, VA. – December 13, 2022 – The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), has announced the election of four prominent educators to its Board of Directors, including accomplished educators from Virginia, Ohio, Illinois, and Hawaii. Joining the Board of Directors are: Carol Bauer, NBCT is a middle school STEM and CTE teacher in…

National Board Announces Grant to Support the Technology Integration for Mississippi Educators Program

The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards is pleased to announce that more resources will be placed towards the National Boards Technology Integration for Mississippi Educators (TIME) program. The TIME program fully funds and supports the professional development and National Board Certification journey of 300 educators across the state, impacting over 9,000 students in Mississippi.…

Dr. Mary Vixie Sandy Receives Prestigious James A. Kelly Award

ARLINGTON, VA. — The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards is excited to announce that Dr. Mary Vixie Sandy, the Executive Director of the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, received the National Board’s James A. Kelly Award for Advancing Accomplished Teaching on November 11, 2022. The Kelly Award, named after James A. Kelly, Founding President and…

Stop, Look, and Listen: Kilo

“The most basic lesson that all art teaches us is to stop, look, and listen to life on this planet, including our own lives…” – Frederick Buechner By: Jonathon Medeiros, NBCT As the pandemic stretches into its third year, I wonder when we will stop thinking in terms of “when this is over.” I wonder…

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Awarded $14 Million SEED Grant from the US Department of Education to Grow Diverse Board-Certified Teachers

Contact: Lisa Clarke, lclarke@nbpts.org  The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards is excited to announce that the organization has been awarded $14.2 million via the competitive 2022 Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) program.  This support will fund the National Board’s project From the Margins to the Center: Supporting Teacher Diversity, Quality, and Retention. The project…