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National Board Certification

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

National Board Certified Teachers are highly accomplished educators who meet high and rigorous standards. Like board-certified doctors and accountants, teachers who achieve National Board Certification have met these rigorous standards through intensive study, expert evaluation, self-assessment and peer review. National Board for Professional Teaching Standards offers 25 certificates that cover a variety of subject areas and student developmental levels. For further information on National Board Certification, go to

To add National Board Certification to your teaching license, see the license renewal page for further instructions.