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August 2001 www.nbpts.org 1 RENEWAL: Whats it all about? Prepared by NBCTs Hilda Hamilton and Lynn Carter NBPTS copyright January 2009.

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2 August RENEWAL: Whats it all about? Prepared by NBCTs Hilda Hamilton and Lynn Carter NBPTS copyright January 2009

3 August Post-it note pondering…. On separate post-its write titles of your memorable units, lessons or activities.

4 August NBC Continuum tree map You will be given all the components to create a tree map for the NBC continuum. As a group, find the title, subtopics and supporting information to create an organized tree map. You may want to do this on the floor or on an empty table.

5 August As a National Board Certified Teacher, what have you been doing since your certification?

6 August Topics to be Discussed Assessment Components Scoring Timeline Advance organizing NBPTS resources

7 August A Profile of Professional Growth Three components Documentation of PGEs One reflection At least one video Possible student work samples

8 August First Component Four Professional Growth Experiences Your choice of PGEs is significant because they serve as the basis of Components 2 and 3, as well as the reflection. 3 pages of written commentary for each PGE 2 pages of samples of products for each PGE

9 August Lets see what you already know about Professional Growth Experiences…..

10 August A PGE can be a one-time workshop. FALSE

11 August A PGE must evolve. TRUE

12 August A PGE can begin before NBPTS certification. TRUE

13 August A PGE can be supported with unlimited documentation. FALSE

14 August A PGE can be outside your area of certification. TRUE

15 August A PGE requires knowledge and use of cutting edge technology. FALSE

16 August A PGE must show direct or indirect impact on student learning. TRUE

17 August PGEs are all about how many committees youve served on. FALSE

18 August A PGE should reflect current trends in your area of certification. TRUE

19 August PGEs must show an ongoing commitment or contribution to the profession. TRUE

20 August PGEs should be multi-faceted. TRUE

21 August Its impossible to write about a PGE if you are no longer in the classroom. FALSE

22 August A PGE should demonstrate continued application of current National Board standards. TRUE

23 August All PGEs must have a technology component. FALSE

24 August A PGE should reflect a variety of activities as well as interaction with colleagues, other professional groups, and/or parents. TRUE

25 August PGEs can be written in such a way to help you renew in a different certification area. FALSE

26 August All of your PGEs must be reflected in the other components of your portfolio. FALSE

27 August Potential PGEs Technology Sports Clinics Literacy Language study ESL Strategies Interdisciplinary teaming Learning Styles New curriculum Inclusion training/teaming

28 August First Component Consider the language of the rubric when choosing the four PGEs. addresses (identified) needs in a variety of rich and powerful contexts candidate has provided evidence of professional growth that has evolved… and Is varied and/or multifaceted

29 August First Component Consider the scoring criteria requiring that a candidate address the following: Certificate-specific content to remain current Pedagogical skills to remain current Acquisition of and/or effective and appropriate use of technology Interaction with colleagues, other professional groups, parents, and/or the community that has enhanced your professional growth

30 August First Component Keep in mind that for each PGE, you must: Provide a context that explains the need you were meeting (students, the professional community, and/or self) Explain how the PGE demonstrates a response to the identified need

31 August Think, Pair, Share Think of four potential PGEs for yourself. Get four different colors of paper to represent each of your PGEs and label them. Put each post-it you wrote at the beginning of the session on the PGE the activity best supports. Discuss your choices with a partner. Do you have activities/lessons/units that support the PGEs you hope to write about?

32 August Second Component Choose one PGE and show its application in your classroom One 10-minute, unedited, date-stamped videotape that may be segmented into 3 parts. Must be made during the eighth or ninth year of your NBPTS certification 4 pages of written commentary

33 August Second Component The lesson must be in the same certificate area as original certification You must show how you ensure equity of access and promote appreciation for diversity among the students. You must explain the impact on student learning. You must explain how your video reflects your certificate-specific content knowledge.

34 August Third Component Choose another PGE and show its application in your classroom or with colleagues Cite specific evidence of impact of learning on learners One 6-minute unedited videotape, which may be segmented into a maximum of 3 parts OR 8 representative pages of learner work 4 pages of written commentary

35 August Reflection 3 pages of written commentary that analyzes the relationship between your practice and student learning

36 August Additional Tips Make back-up copies of everything including original videos. Work with back-up copies of video recordings until you are sure which segments you want to use. Immediately make back-ups of your edited versions. Look for interesting ways to make double use of your evidences for Component 1. (For example, a rubric used to show evidence of appropriate technology experiences in Component 1 can be shown in use in Component 2.)

37 August Holistic Scoring The document is scored as one unit. You will receive a score of renewed or not renewed.

38 August Evaluation Criteria Identify and address significant needs of students, the professional community, and/or self Have acquired and/or deepened current certificate-specific content knowledge and have demonstrated it in your classroom practice

39 August Evaluation Criteria continued… Have acquired and/or deepened your knowledge of current pedagogical practices and have demonstrated it in your classroom practice; Have acquired knowledge of current technology and/or effectively utilized appropriate technology in a way that is directly connected to teaching and learning;

40 August Evaluation Criteria continued… Involve the wider community of colleagues, parents, and/or community in your professional growth experiences; Practice standards-based, relevant and meaningful instruction;

41 August Evaluation Criteria continued… Ensure equity of access for all students and promote appreciation of diversity in your classroom practice; Have a meaningful impact on student learning

42 August RENEWAL CERTIFICATE STARTS WHEN OLD CERTIFICATE EXPIRES.

43 August RENEWAL CERTIFICATE STARTS WHEN OLD CERTIFICATE EXPIRES.

44 August What could you be doing now? Update profile at nbpts.org! Know the CURRENT standards for your certification Accumulate documentation Work in the classroom if you are not already there Identify your PGEs Get familiar with the holistic rubric Take advantage of starting early Start saving the application fee

45 August Resources to help you find information about renewal

46 August Prepared by Hilda Hamilton, NBCT and Lynn Carter, NBCT for submission under contract with NBPTS. The contents of this document were developed under a grant from the Department of Education. However, those contents do not necessarily represent he policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. NBPTS Copyright notice:


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