The Magic of the National Board Process: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Beth Maloney Education, Education Policy, National Board Certification, Professional Development, Teacher Leadership

My friends tease me about my stash of office supplies that I constantly carry, sticky notes raining in my wake as I walk and highlighters filling every pocket. My house looks like Mission Control as binders bristling with sticky flags

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leaving

Leaving.

Alaina Adams Education, Education Policy, Elementary, Life in the Classroom, Mentoring, National Board Certification, Professional Development, Teacher Leadership

On January 24th of last year, I wrote a blog in which I wondered when teacher-leaders like me might know when it’s time to leave the classroom. I even used the word “sacriligious” when contemplating the idea… And then, almost

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