ERIC Number: ED489120
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Questions and Answers about National Board Certification[R] 2005
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
National Board Certification[R] is a nationwide program designed to identify, recognize and reward teachers and school counselors who meet the highest standards of their profession. To achieve certification, teachers must demonstrate thorough mastery of the subjects they teach, the methods of instruction to use, and the skill to apply that mastery in classrooms every day. This document presents information about National Board Certification[R] in general, the standards on which it is based, how the process works, and how teachers and school counselors can take the first steps toward becoming National Board Certified Teachers.
Descriptors: Academic Standards, School Counselors, Teacher Competencies, Teaching Skills, Knowledge Base for Teaching, National Competency Tests, Teacher Certification, National Standards
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, 1525 Wilson Blvd., Suite 500, Arlington, VA 22209. Tel: 800-228-3224 (Toll Free); Tel: 703-465-2700; Fax: 703-465-2715.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Teachers
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.; National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, Arlington, VA.