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Triple A

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Triple A Agenda 


Triple A: Advanced, Accomplished Advocate

Why should YOU become a National Board Certified Teacher-Librarian?

Discuss the National Board process, timelines, local & national resources, tips for writing, video taping & assessment center.

For librarians, our work is collaborative teaching, mentoring & guiding teachers with pedagogy, resources, research & strategies for optimal lessons for a wide range of students learning styles. 

Learn the importance of analyzing  & reflecting on teaching, continually adjusting to meet student needs.

Analyze why clear, concrete & consistent WRITING is a key skill for National Board,  

Engage in discussions about teaching & learning.

Reflect on the importance of candidate support.



Examples of Assessment Center Simulation



Stanford Schedule 2013-14


2013-14 Support Meeting Schedule
The support program will meet on these Saturdays from 9:00AM – 1:00 PM except where noted.

Session I: September 

Getting started: Plan the portfolio 

Session II: September 

Deconstructing the Standards

Session III: October 

Creating videos and writing about teaching

Session IV: November 

Understanding the scoring process

Session V: December

This session is at the discretion of the candidate support provider and candidates in a certificate group. Those invited to the general session on this date are advanced candidates who plan to continue work.

Session VI: January 

Entry 4 and the assessment center exercises

Session VII: February 

(This session goes from 9:00 – 2:30)

Using the evaluation tools from NBPTS to self assess entries and to talk with colleagues about adding value to entries

Session VIII: March 

(This session goes from 9:30 – 2:30)

Concentration on portfolio development and preparing for submission: 

Session IX: April 

Assessment Center study groups

Session X: May 

Assessment Center study groups and celebrating completing the process











Teachers who achieve National Board Certification have met high standards through study, expert evaluation, self-assessment and peer review.

What does it take to achieve this Advanced Teaching Credential?

What are the benefits in becoming an Accomplished Teacher-Librarian?

Clear, hands-on and concise interactive workshop.




Ride the Wave to Distinction!

The National University Professional Teaching and Development Center (NU-PTDC) offers support for all levels of education professionals, from aspiring teachers to school leaders, and places an emphasis on recruitment, development, and support for teachers and principals seeking National Board certification--a distinction that matters.  See the NU-PTDC Mission Statement for more on our values and beliefs.

The PTDC serves educators in all 50 states and internationally. The center is proud to have been selected by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards(NBPTS) to serve in this capacity and to inspire teachers through a range of options, resources, and events:



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