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The Road to National Board Certification Starts Here
The MS World-Class Teaching Program was established in 1996 to guide and support teachers as they embark upon the National Board Certification process. The program is based on the premise of the National Writing Project that “the best teacher of a teacher is another teacher.” This support process is proven to increase teachers’ chances of attaining National Board Certification.
The World Class Teaching Program at USM has been fortunate to work with two excellent funders: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation have partnered with the World Class Teaching Program to provide two excellent opportunities for local students and teachers.
Board Certification Summer Standards Workshop
Learn about the National Board certification process and begin studying the National Board standards for your certificate area. This workshop is an important first step toward participation in support groups at the University of Southern Mississippi World Class Teacher Program.
Date and Time: June 11 and 12, 2019, 9:00-4:00 (registration closes June 1—no walk-ins, no same-day payments)
Location: Trent Lott Center, Room 103 A-D, USM Hattiesburg Campus
Complete this registration form and send to Robin Atwood as indicated on the form.
1.0 CEUs offered
Candidates will meet with support providers and fellow candidates one Saturday a month throughout the process to discuss details about compiling the portfolio, share feedback on drafts, and critique one another’s videos.
There are 9 total meetings scheduled for 8:00-12:00.
Assessment Center Prep
One Saturday in April is reserved for “Assessment Center Saturday.” During this meeting, you’ll learn to deconstruct the rubric and analyze retired test prompts to help increase your chance of success at the assessment center.
Don’t miss this one!
Why Become National Board Certified?