Three professional teachers in front of chalkboard, NBPTS website
Created in 1987 to establish high and rigorous standards for accomplished teachers, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) is the teaching profession’s highest credential. As described by the NBPTS organization itself, the following information provides a brief overview of the mission, background, five core propositions that guide NBPTS, and the assessment process.

Learn more about the collaboration between NBPTS and The University of Akron as you explore these pages.


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