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National Board Renewal Workshop # 11 CERRA National Board Candidate Support Workshop Toolkit WS11 October 2009 Expectations…. • Why I’m here today…? • What I’m expecting to learn…? CERRA NB Toolkit Essential Questions • What will be required of renewal candidates? • In what ways can the Architecture of Accomplished Teaching connect with my work as a professional? • In what ways can I connect my professional growth experiences to student learning? CERRA NB Toolkit NB Renewal Overview What is the Basis for Renewal? “The expectation is that NBCTs will use both the Five Core Propositions and the Architecture of Accomplished Teaching as the foundation for what they continue to do in the classroom and for themselves as lifelong learners who continue to grow and enhance student learning.” - NBPTS Profile of Professional Growth, p. 6 CERRA NB Toolkit What is Renewal? • Renewal instrument documents professional growth • Submit evidence linking professional growth to student learning • Available for all NBCTs • Classroom teachers • Administrators* • Retirees* *must have valid teaching license CERRA NB Toolkit Renewal Considerations • NBCTs must renew in the same certificate area • Renewal available in year 8 and/or 9 • Renewal lasts for 10 years (from the expiration of the original NB Certificate) • If NB Certificate expires teacher must complete entire NB process to regain NBCT status CERRA NB Toolkit NB Core Propositions • Ideals that guide all NB standards and assessments. • Accomplished teachers model exceptional • Knowledge • Skills • Dispositions • Beliefs CERRA NB Toolkit Five Core Propositions • Teachers are committed to students and their learning. • Teachers know the subjects they teach and how to teach those subjects to students. • Teachers are responsible for managing and monitoring student learning. • Teachers think systematically about their practice and learn from experience. • Teachers are members of learning communities. CERRA NB Toolkit CERRA NB Toolkit National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Profile of Professional Growth • Documentation of professional growth experiences (certificate specific content – knowledge, pedagogical, technology) • have evolved • are varied and/or multifaceted (workshops, courses, reading) • have been a focus over extended period of time • demonstrate classroom practices that are consistent with high standards of NBC CERRA NB Toolkit Profile of Professional Growth • 3 components and 1 Reflection • 2 videos or • 1 Video and student work samples • Demonstrate connection to student learning CERRA NB Toolkit Component 1 4 Professional Growth Experiences (PGE) Scored Holistically Component 2 Component 3 Video Video or Student Work Based on 1 PGE Based on 2nd PGE Reflection CERRA NB Toolkit Renewal Timeline • Renewal required prior to expiration of current certificate • 2 opportunities to attempt renewal • Apply September – December • Submit by April 30 • Results in October CERRA NB Toolkit Renewal Date Fee Submission Expiration Application Decision Certified Deadline Deadline Window 1st: Sept. 1 – Jan. 31, April 30, Oct. Dec . 31, 2010 2011 2011 2011 Nov. 22, Nov. 2, 2002 2012 2nd: Sept. 1– Jan. 31, April 30, Oct. http://www.nbpts.org/UserFiles/File/renewal_calendar(1).pdf Dec . 31, 2011 2012 2012 2012 1st: Sept. 1 – Jan. 31, April 30, Oct. Dec. 31, 2011 2012 2012 2012 Nov 21, Nov. 21, 2003 2013 2nd: Sept. 1 – Jan. 31, April 30, Oct. Dec. 31, 2012 2013 2013 2013 http://www.nbpts.org/UserFiles/File/renewal_calendar(1).pdf CERRA NB Toolkit Scoring • Holistic scoring • All pieces read together • Individual scores may not be banked • Results reported as • Renewed • Not Renewed CERRA NB Toolkit “Renewed” Level of Rubric • Provided sufficient evidence of professional growth that • has evolved • is varied and/or multifaceted • has been a focus over extended period of time CERRA NB Toolkit Other Considerations • Application available online www.nbpts.org • $1150 total cost to renew ($300 of this is a non-refundable application fee) • Withdrawal permitted ($850) – written notification required before Profile due date CERRA NB Toolkit Component One • 4 Professional Growth Experiences (PGEs) • 3 pages of commentary for each PGE • 2 pages of samples of products for each PGE • Must demonstrate: • Current content knowledge and pedagogy • Use of technology • Ongoing, varied, multifaceted experiences • Impact on student learning CERRA NB Toolkit Component Two • Application of one PGE in classroom • 10-minute video of classroom instruction • Same content area of original certificate • Same developmental level as original certificate • 4 pages of written commentary Component Three • Application of a different PGE • 6 minute video of instruction OR • 8 pages of learner work • 4 pages of written commentary • Could be k-12 or adult learners – direct or indirect impact on student learning CERRA NB Toolkit Reflection • 3 pages of written commentary • Analysis of relationship between practice and student learning • Discovery of patterns, themes or trends – focus on challenges, plans for continuous growth, impact on student learning • Awareness of NB standards in practice CERRA NB Toolkit Steps to Renewal • List professional growth activities • Analyze your experiences relative to Core Propositions • Analyze your experiences relative to the Architecture of Accomplished Teaching • Determine patterns/connections among PG activities CERRA NB Toolkit More Information National Board for Professional www.nbpts.org Teaching Standards® 1-800-22-TEACH www.cerra.org CERRA 1-800-476-2387 Jenna Hallman firstname.lastname@example.org Katie Gibson email@example.com CERRA NB Toolkit