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Accomplished Teacher® by SmartBrief | Feb 24, 2017

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Get started on the National Board journey

Accomplished Teacher® by SmartBrief | Feb 24, 2017

Board certification allows teachers to hone their practice, showcase their talent in the classroom, and demonstrate their dedication to their students and their profession. Learn the steps to becoming a National Board candidate.


National Board candidacy: A personal and district priority

Accomplished Teacher® by SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2017

Crystal Culp, NBCT, worked to reintroduce a National Board candidate support program in her district. Read her story on The Standard.


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Accomplished Teacher® by SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2017

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"What Teachers Should Know and Be Able to Do"

Accomplished Teacher® by SmartBrief | Feb 22, 2017

"What Teachers Should Know and Be Able to Do" lays the foundation for National Board Standards and National Board Certification. We've released the revised version of this book, which is a must-read for all teachers. Read on.


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Accomplished Teacher® by SmartBrief | Feb 22, 2017

Follow our Facebook and Twitter pages to get the latest updates on the National Board and the education world. We have more than 15,000 followers on Twitter and more than 35,000 likes of our page on Facebook -- thank you to all of our supporters!


The 5 core propositions

Accomplished Teacher® by SmartBrief | Feb 21, 2017

Similar to medicine's Hippocratic Oath, we have the Five Core Propositions for teaching, which lay the foundation for National Board Standards and National Board Certification. Read them.


Building the continuum

Accomplished Teacher® by SmartBrief | Feb 21, 2017

To transform teaching, we are working with partners to strengthen a continuum within teaching that leads from pre-service teacher preparation to accomplished practice, then to a variety of leadership roles within the profession. Learn about our vision and work on our website.


National Board certification -- Value for leadership

Accomplished Teacher® by SmartBrief | Feb 20, 2017

Carol Skiba, NBCT, shares how the journey through National Board Certification can open doors for teacher leadership. Watch the video.




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