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Congratulations to newly renewed National Board Certified teachers

The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards has announced that 115 educators in the state of Illinois have successfully met the standards to renew their National Board Certification in...
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National Board Certified Teachers announced as finalists for Illinois State Teacher of the Year

Aimee Park and Aaron Sitzee, both National Board Certified Teachers, were named 2021 Regional Teachers of the Year. They are among the ten finalists for the Illinois State Teacher of the Year...
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Two National Board Certified Teachers are Golden Apple recipients

Colleen McKenna and Gina Romer are National Board Certified Teachers who were awarded the Golden Apple Award for excellence in teaching this past May.
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National Board Certified Teachers are 2020 Golden Apple finalists

Golden Apple recently announced the finalists for the 2020 prestigious Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching.
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Oak Park Elementary School District 97 earns national recognition

The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards has announced Oak Park Elementary School District 97 as one of eleven school districts nationwide to have been named National Board...

Congratulations to Illinois teachers who achieved National Board Certification

The National Board Resource Center (NBRC) celebrates 176 new, Illinois National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs) who achieved certification in 2019.
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Congratulations to newly renewed National Board certified teachers

The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards has announced that 4,786 teachers have successfully met these standards to renew their National Board Certification in 2019.

National Board Certified teachers nominated for Illinois Teacher of the Year

Jen Leban has been teaching for Elmhurst CUSD 205 since graduating from Elmhurst College in December of 2001.

Illinois National Board First Time Candidate Fee Subsidy opens September 5

The National Board Resource Center (NBRC) at Illinois State University and the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) have announced that the Fall 2019–2020 window for the Illinois National...
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New legislation signed to promote National Board Certification for teachers statewide

On August 9, Governor J.B. Pritzker signed legislation that provides support for and encourages Illinois educators who are employed in Evidence-Based Funding (EBF) Tier 1 rural and remote...