Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a National Board Certified Teacher? Are you already seeking certification? Here is a practical handbook that will answer many of your questions. Beginning with the decision to seek National Board Certification, continuing through the portfolio and assessment processes, and ending with what to do if you don't successfully complete all of the requirements for certification, this book will support and guide you. Each chapter is written by a teacher or teacher educator who has been through the preparation process.
Inside you will find:
- what National Board Certification is;
- what is expected of teachers seeking certification;
- how much time it takes;
- what the requirements are;
- what it means to be a National Board Certified Teacher.
Achieving National Board Certification is a major accomplishment. It recognizes exemplary teaching that is centered on students, curriculum and the community. National Board Certified Teachers are able to demonstrate that they can teach to high standards. As a result, their students have higher achievement. If you aspire to become National Board certified or if you help teachers who are preparing for certification, this handy guide is the just-right book for you.