What is National Board Teacher Certification?

National Board Teacher Certification is a recognition of high quality teaching practice as measured against rigorous standards by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. It is a symbol of achievement and commitment to excellence in teaching. Offered on a voluntary basis to teachers with at least three years of teaching experience, National Board Teacher Certification complements, but does not replace, state licensure requirements. Information about the candidacy process is available at http://www.nbpts.org.

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