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Renewing your National Board Certification
Reflection:
 What made you choose National Board Certification
the first time?
 How has your professional journey continued since
achieving your certification?
 Renewal is a way for you to continue to validate,
reflect upon, and celebrate your ongoing journey of
excellence in education.
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By the end of this session you will
have:
 heard the requirements of the Profile of Professional
Growth (PPG)
 analyzed the connection of the PPG to the
Architecture of Accomplished Teaching
 Compared and contrasted Renewal to National Board
Certification
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What is Renewal?
 It is “renewal”, not “recertification”.
 “Re certification” implies that one would do certification
again
 You are not doing the same process over again to renew your
National Board Certification
 You will complete a different process while still
demonstrating how your work exemplifies your Certificate
Area Standards and aligns with the Architecture of
Accomplished Teaching
 You are “renewing” the evidence of your accomplished
teaching as defined by NBPTS.
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What is Renewal?
 This process is called the Profile of Professional
Growth or PPG
 There are 3 Components (Entries) and a Reflection
Entry
 There are NO ASSESSMENT CENTER EXERCISES! 
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What is Renewal?
 Renewal documents professional growth
experiences you have engaged in since achieving
initial certification
 You submit evidence linking professional growth
to student learning
 Available for all NBCTs
 Classroom and non-classroom teachers
 Administrators*
 Retirees*
*must have valid teaching license
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What is Renewal?
 NBCTs must renew in their original 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
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The Profile of Professional Growth (PPG)
Key Phrases
…that contributes significantly to the
quality of education and to student
learning.
Wide spectrum of activities and
tasks, often in a collegial
approach…
Ongoing commitment
or contribution to the
profession
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The Building Blocks of the PPG
Component 1
Component 3
PGE
A
PGE
B
PGE
C
PGE
D
Highlight and
submit
evidence for
PGE A, B, C,
or D
Component 2
Highlight and
submit
evidence for
PGE A, B, C,
or D
Reflect on
PGEs as a
whole,
identify
trends and
patterns
Reflection
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Component 1
 4 Professional Growth
PGE A
PGE B
PGE C
PGE D
Experiences (PGEs)
 Each PGE consists of 3
pages Written
Commentary (or 12 pages
maximum)
 2 pages maximum of
samples of products for
each PGE
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Component 1- Professional experiences beyond the
classroomPGE 1
A
PGE 3
C
PGEs should show:
•New learning
•Influence within or
beyond the classroom
•Direct or indirect impact
on student learning
PGEs should be:
•Ongoing and evolving
•Multifaceted
•Varied
PGE 2
B
PGE 4
D
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Component 1 - Written Commentary
For each PGE:
 Describe the context
 Describe the PGE
 Identify the need and how
the PGE addresses the
need
 (do this 4 times)
Addressed anywhere in
commentary:
 Content/pedagogical
knowledge that was
acquired/deepened?
 Acquisition/use of
technology
 Interaction with
colleagues, prof. groups,
parents/comm. and how
enhanced prof. growth
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Component 2
 Highlight one of the
PGEs from
Component 1.
 Four page written
commentary
 Ten minute video
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Component 2 - Video
 Students in video must be from NBCTs original
certificate area
 Video can be recorded in eighth or ninth year of
certification
 Video may be segmented
 Video should be date stamped
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Component 2 - Written Commentary
 Age ranges of the students
 The PGE to which this component is connected
 The goals of the lesson & the connection to the overall
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learning
Importance of the instruction for students
Equity of access and promotion of diversity
Impact on student learning
Connection to certificate specific content
knowledge
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Component 3
 Highlight a different PGE
from Component 1
 Four page written
commentary
 Six minute video OR
eight pages of learner
work
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Component 3 - Written Commentary
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Goals of the featured lesson
Connection to the broader context of instruction
Importance of instruction for learners at this time
Connection to PGE
Fit with the evolution of the PGE
Specific evidence of learning from
video/learner work
 4 pages
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Component 3 - Evidence
 Video
 May be segmented
 6 minutes maximum
 No editing
 You teaching preK-12
students
 You teaching or
interacting with your
colleagues
 Learner’s Work
 Hard copy
 Teacher plans, responses
 Printouts of computer work
of students or professional
colleagues
 Scripting of classroom
observations/postconference notes
 Learner-produced video
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Reflection
 3 pages maximum
 How PGEs directly impact
student learning
 Changes, additions, next
steps that would enhance
professional growth
 Patterns or themes that have
emerged that define you as
an educator
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Evaluation
 All components and reflection are
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evaluated as one entity
Evidence comes from all components and
evaluated against the scoring criteria
Decision is either “renewed” or “not
renewed”
Non-renewed eighth year candidate receive
feedback based on scoring criteria
PPGs are evaluated by two NBCTs in the
same content and developmental level
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Renewal Glossary
 PPG –
 Profile of Professional Growth
 PGE –
 Professional Growth Experiences
 AAT –
 Architecture of Accomplished Teaching
 SOP –
 Samples of Products
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Summarizer 3-2-1
 3 things that are different between renewal and
the original certification process
 2 things that are the same between the two
 1 thing you look forward to during your renewal
process
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