Value for Schools


National Board Certification and Leadership: Carol Skiba, NBCT

Schools with many National Board Certified Teachers have strong professional communities, focused on leadership, learning, and collaboration. The culture of the school benefits from the common language of the National Board Standards, which centers discussions on professional practice and student learning. These schools are characterized by higher rates of teacher morale and retention and increased community involvement.

The presence of NBCTs also demonstrates the school’s commitment to excellence to students, parents, school boards, school districts and others. With increasing evidence about the positive impact of National Board Certification on student achievement, schools benefit by having NBCTs in their classrooms.


  • Sign In to your National Board account to submit your application (create an account first, if needed).
  • You must submit a new application, including your $75 annual registration fee, for each year you plan to complete a component. Note: If you already have an account, this is done in the existing account.