ERIC Number: EJ881461
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
Was It Worth It? Some National Board Certified Teachers Say No!
Petty, Teresa M.; O'Connor, Katherine A.; Dagenhart, Diana B.
Educational Forum, v74 n1 p19-24 2010
Thousands of teachers across the nation have sought and achieved National Board Certification, which expires after 10 years. Prior to the expiration of the certification, teachers must decide whether they plan to renew. Many teachers choose to renew their certification. The intent of this research was to examine the data regarding why some teachers choose not to renew their certification.
Descriptors: Teacher Certification, Professional Development, National Programs, Repetition, Negative Attitudes, Decision Making, Time, Cost Effectiveness, Professional Recognition, Anxiety
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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