Kentucky recognized 104 teachers newly certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) during a Feb. 9 virtual ceremony.
Scott County’s Lisa Hanson named recipient of NEA Foundation’s 2023 California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence
Lisa Hanson, a National Board Certified elementary teacher in Scott County, was named a recipient of the NEA Foundation’s 2023 California Casualty Awards for Teaching Excellence.
Crystal Culp, a U.S. Air Force veteran with over 22 years of teaching experience in alternative education, never imagined a career in education – let alone being a mentor to teachers pursuing National Board certification.
Noraa Ransey, a NBCT teacher at North Calloway Elementary School (Calloway County) was awarded the KY NBCT Champion Award during a virtual ceremony on Feb. 10.
The National Board Professional Learning Schools program supports schools that are dedicated to ensuring accomplished teaching for all students and that are willing to made systemic changes using NBPTS resources.
A group of nearly 200 NBCTs includes a Breathitt County teacher who didn’t earn her certification until the 20th year of her teaching career.
Kenton County's Amelia Brown says pursuing National Board certification is a major investment of time and resources, but teachers and students benefit by trying to stretch their abilities.
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.
A number of schools and districts are supporting their teachers who want to become National Board certified – and even recruiting them.