BY SUZANNE KOTY
Anna Baldwin, EdD is a high school English and history teacher. She was the 2014 Montana Teacher of the Year and is currently a 2016 Classroom Teaching Ambassador Fellow with the US Department of Education. Like many teachers, she sensed that pursuing Natinal Board Certification would be a valuable gift she could give herself. Check out her blog to hear how she is overcoming the obstacles to the National Board process in her rural district in her pursuit of this gift for not only herself but also her colleagues.
BY SUZANNE KOTY
The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards is celebrating NBCTs this week with the release of scores. South Carolina ranked second in the nation for newly renewed NBCTs.* We remain third in the nation for the total number of board certified teachers in the state with a total of 8,928 NBCTs.*
This accomplishment shows the committment South Carolina teachers have towards improved practice. We are growing accomplished teachers in our state by record numbers.
Congratulations to all of the teachers in South Carolina who successfully achieved Renewal taking us to second in the nation!
Join teachers all across the nation this week in celebrating accomplished teaching using #TeamNBCT.
*As reported by NBPTS
By Suzanne Koty
It’s that time of year! The NBPTS has completed the scoring of components submitted to them during the 2015-16 assessment cycle. If you completed and submitted any components during that cycle, you will be able to access your score report on Saturday, December 10th through your National Board account. You should log in now to make sure you know your user name and password as you will not be able to retrieve or update any login information starting on Friday, December 9th until 1-2 days after the scores are released.
You can learn more about the scoring process by visiting the Score Release page.
The Scoring Guide has been updated. You will find an updated Score Report example and more information regarding Retaking components.
‘Tis the season to celebrate! #TeamNBCT Week begins on Monday, December 12th! This will include the public release of all new and renewed NBCTs. Throughout the week of December 12th-16th, the NBPTS will be celebrating all Board-certified teachers. Follow on Twitter, and use the hashtag #TeamNBCT to join in the celebrations.
Everyone here at CERRA joins in celebrating your success!