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National Board Certification

National Board Certification is recognized as the gold standard in teacher certification with a belief that a higher standard for teachers means better learning for students. The contact person in Davidson County Schools is Audrey Wagner ([email protected]). 


The links below provide valuable information about the National Board Certification process and/or support:


Guide to National Board Certification

National Board Infographic Overview

NCDPI Candidate Support

Board Certified Teachers

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

NCAE National Board Support

NCCAT National Board Support

National Board FAQs


NBPTS (National Board for Professional Teaching Standards) offers self-paced and unfacilitated virtual courses for teachers in Canvas. Teachers interested in learning more about National Board Certification or looking for virtual support resources can self-enroll in these free courses:


Introduction to National Board Certification 

This course is a collection of resources and guided learning activities for educators interested in pursuing National Board Certification and want to learn more about the standards and certification process. The course is designed to be used in one sitting or throughout the year. Candidates can self-enroll in this course.


Preparing for National Board Certification for Candidates 

This course is designed for teachers pursuing National Board Certification. It is populated with videos, tools, and resources for candidates. Candidates can self-enroll in this course.  

National Board MOC 
(Maintenance of Certification)

This course is designed for current NBCTs working on their MOC (Maintenance of Certification). It is populated with videos, tools, and resources for MOC candidates. Candidates can self-enroll in this course.