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Six teachers receive National Board Certification
(January 31, 2011) - Six Newport News Public Schools teachers have completed the process of earning National Board Certification in their respective specialties. The demanding National Board Certification process can take up to three years. It requires more than 300 hours spent putting together a “career portfolio” of teaching materials, student work, and multimedia examples. A reflective written component looks at teaching goals, methods, and results. The candidates also have to undergo an assessment.
Teachers need three years of experience and a valid Virginia license before applying. (The program does not replace the state licensing program.) NNPS now claims 60 nationally board-certified teachers.
The newly certified teachers are:
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