“The UCLA NBPTS Summer Institute is a great introduction to the whole process. It gives you an idea of what to expect. It starts you on the process of self reflection. It can help you determine how long it will take you to complete the process.”
UCLA National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS)
Our mission is to create an inclusive, collaborative community where teachers refine their practice through careful analysis and meaningful reflection. We strive to make every session a model of accomplished teaching where diverse members are encouraged to learn and grow, together, as professional educators.
The UCLA National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) Project is committed to supporting educators pursuing the rigorous National Board Certification Process. National Board Certification is a nation-wide certification, recognizing the work of accomplished teachers and their contributions to student achievement. The UCLA NBPTS Project has been supporting National Board candidates for over twenty-five years, offering support throughout a candidate’s certification journey. The UCLA NBPTS Project brings accomplished teaching to the forefront by supporting educators to achieve the highest level of teaching excellence.