Woodland Forrest Elementary School is celebrating Alabama Nationally Board Certified Teacher Week, March 6-10 by honoring NBCTs at our school.
Research shows students of Board-certified teachers outperform their peers in other classrooms on achievement tests, and that schools and districts with a high concentration of NBCT's see marked improvements in school culture, collaboration and teacher retention.
"Becoming a Nationally Board Certified Teacher will prepare myself to help students become more successful and confident in their learning," says Catherine Shelton, a kindergarten teacher at WFS.
Other NBCTs and candidates at Woodland Forrest Elementary School include Robbie Beeler, Regina Sealy, Rachel Goggins and Diana Marchant.
The Alabama NBCT Network helps NBCTs across the state support certification candidates, work to improve education in local schools and across the state, and to discover places of leadership in our profession.
The network's goals include the following: to provide a connection between Alabama teachers and NBPTS and between Alabama NBCTs and to provide a support system for NBCTs as they support candidates, share ideas and concerns, work to improve our schools, and seek leadership positions.