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In 2012 West Virginia became a National Board Network Affiliate. The West Virginia National Board Netwok is made up of stakeholders from around the state who understand the certification process and support first-time candidates, retake candidates, and renewal candidates in their quest to achieve certification and/or recertify. The Network also supports NBCTs through federal and state policy. For questions regarding the West Virginia National Board Network, contact:

Teresa Epperley, NBCT, Teacher Quality Coordinator and Network Liaison to NBPTS, WVDE, Office of Professional Preparation, Building 6 Room 722, Charleston, WV 25305 OR at OR call 304.558.7010.

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) Website and Information

Potential Candidates: Learn more about the assessment process and how to apply for National Board Certification in Become a Candidate.

Candidates: Download certificate materials, forms and information quickly and easily in Candidate Center.

National Board celebrates 25 years. Look at their history.

National Board Certified Teachers: Update your contact information and find professional development opportunities in For NBCTs.

Principals, Policy Makers, Parents & More: Learn about NBPTS and how you can support National Board Certification through federal and state policy.

Researchers: Find a comprehensive compendium of studies in Research.

Other Initiatives: Learn aboutHigher education projects in Education Initiatives.

Other Resources for Candidates and Support Providers: Learn about the process to certification in Guide to Understanding National Board Certification.

The NEA and AFT support National Board Certification for Teachers: NEA/NBPTS and AFT/NBPTS

U.S.Department of Education to Partner with National Board on Teacher Leadership

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