- Built upon National Board Standards and the Five Core Propositions
- Rigorous and performance-based
- Based on multiple measures
- Valid and reliable
Research shows that the students of Board-certified teachers learn more than students in other classrooms, which is why many states and districts offer incentives for teachers to pursue Board certification.
To learn more about becoming a candidate for National Board Certification, please visit our candidate website at boardcertifiedteachers.org
Certification RevisionEvery student in America deserves to be taught by accomplished, Board-certified teachers. To meet this goal, the National Board is currently revising the certification process to incorporate the latest research on best practices in teaching and to remove barriers so that more teachers have the opportunity to achieve certification.