The second-largest class of National Board-certified teachers the state has produced includes a Calloway County teacher who is happy to use her story of struggle to encourage others.
The newest class of 18 NBCTs includes a first for one Kentucky district, and many more will be coming behind them.
Brandy Beasley shares how Second Street Elementary School in Frankfort empowered teachers to take a leadership role.
A number of schools and districts are supporting their teachers who want to become National Board certified – and even recruiting them.
The 2015 class keeps Kentucky among the national leaders in NBCTs.
The decision to pursue National Board certification is one of the best decisions an educator can make to grow professionally and more importantly, increase student achievement.
2014 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Holly Bloodworth reminds teachers to enjoy the small successes along the road to greater improvement.
Eight teachers from across the state will spend this school year working part-time in the classroom and part-time being leaders in their profession.
With endless to-do lists, it’s reasonable for teachers to hesitate in committing to any extra opportunities outside the classroom. Already over-committed, I contemplated applying to the Kentucky Network to Transform Teaching’s Classroom Teachers Enacting Positive Solutions (CTEPS) program.