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12/26/13

Wisconsin Gains 77 Board Certified Teachers

The Cambridge News & The Independent (12/26/13)

Wisconsin has 77 more educators joining the ranks of National Board Certified Teachers, increasing the total to 953 who earned certification through the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. "Congratulations to Wisconsin's new national board certified teachers," said State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers. Teachers earn the certification by completing four portfolio entries that feature teaching practice and six assessments of content knowledge, skills, and practice. The process is voluntary and often takes one to three years to complete. Around 67 percent of states, including Wisconsin, offer salary incentives for educators that complete the certification and cover some of the costs.
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