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.
The UCLA NBPTS Summer Institute is invaluable to those educators who wish to embark on a professional learning journey with like-minded individuals.”
The UCLA NBPTS Summer Institute creates an environment that makes the whole certification process feel like a journey for teachers to hone their craft.”
The UCLA NBPTS Summer Institute is a great resource if you are considering participating in this process. You really get a strong understanding of what this process entails and ALL of your questions are answered.”
The UCLA NBPTS Summer Institute is a “must-do” if you are planning on certifying in the coming year. I cannot imagine going through this process without everything I’ve learned these Saturdays. The readings and the conversations have helped make this so much more manageable. The strategies and readings alone will make you a better teacher, even if you decide to wait and certify later.”
The UCLA NBPTS Summer Institute is a MUST DO! This Summer Institute goes beyond understanding the process. It addresses the socio-emotional issues that we teachers have in attempting to accomplish this incredible certification. You will leave this institute with a better understanding of the process and a smile of confidence on your face knowing there is support. AND THAT YOU ARE NOT ALONE IN THE PROCESS!!”
The UCLA NBPTS Summer Institute will motivate you to work for the good of your students and will leave you feeling motivated and ready to start this new journey.”
The UCLA NBPTS Summer Institute is a supportive program to help teachers become more effective using the latest research-based strategies and reflective practices to best meet students’ needs and help them find their abilities and strengths to make our world a better place for all.”
The UCLA NBPTS Summer Institute is an amazing program where you meet helpful and kind individuals.”
The UCLA NBPTS Summer Institute has helped me gain a global view of the NBPTS process and begin to plan my attack of the year!”