Saturday, November 22, 2008

NBPTS expands credentialing in high-need districts

NBPTS expands credentialing in high-need districts "NBPTS is taking a hands-on approach to foster more board-certified teachers in high-need districts," reported Education Week recently in a story about the National Board's Targeted High-Need Initiative Comprehensive Candidate Support Centers. Read more
I hope to see this happen here in DCPS. We need more effective teachers who can raise student achievement. We don't have to look everywhere. I believe we already have excellent teachers here in our classrooms. We already have teachers who can produce successful students given targeted professional development training, and given the proper support and enough resources. The National Board process is one of the keys, one of the solutions to our problem.

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