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Please join us for a special event to support our area teachers.

October 29th
7 p.m.
Burritt on the Mountain

Individual Tickets $50.00
Sponsorships Available

The cost to fund National Board Certification is $2,000 per teacher. The Rewards for our students and community far exceed the expense.

Sponsor Levels

$50 Includes 1 individual event ticket.

$1,000 – this collective giving donation will go towards sponsoring a teacher for National Board Certification. Includes 5 event tickets.

$2,000 – this donation will fully fund 1 teacher for National Board Certification impacting hundreds of students in our community over time. Includes 8 event tickets.

$4,000 – this donation will fully fund 2 teachers for National Board Certification. This investment will have an ROI of over $124,000 according to data. Includes 10 event tickets. 

$6,000 – this donation will fully fund 3 teachers for National Board Certification impacting thousands of students over time. Includes 12 event tickets. 

$10,000 – this donation will fully fund 5 teachers for National Board Certification which will impact thousands of students over time and have a $310,000 ROI for our community. Includes 15 event tickets. 

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The business community is committed to funding 100 National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs) in Huntsville City, Madison City and Madison County School Systems. NBCTs are proven to increase classroom achievement and improve classroom management nationwide. Here’s what you need to know.

certification

National Board Certification is a voluntary advanced professional certification for PreK-12 educators that identifies teaching expertise through a performance-based, peer-reviewed assessment.

process
  1. Content Knowledge – computer assessment
  2. Differentiation in Instruction – portfolio submissions
  3. Teaching Practice & Learning Environment – video & written portfolio submissions
  4. Effective & Reflective Practitioner – portfolio submission
return


The state of Mississippi determined that for every $1 they invest in NBCT they capture a return of $31 in the way of remediation and summer school support that is not needed when students meet learning standards.

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HSV CITY SCHOOLS (1,697)
31 NBCTs, 49 in progress

MADISON CITY SCHOOLS (600)
58 NBCTs, 33 in progress

MADISON COUNTY SCHOOLS (1,100)
25 NBCTs

THE STATE OF ALABAMA
2,704 NBCTs 1,069 in progress

results

1 – 2 Months
Students who are taught by an NBCT demonstrate increases in learning of 1-2 months of instruction per year.

31%
Kindergarten Students taught by an NBCT are 31% more likely to achieve a proficient score on the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment than other students.

11%
Third Grade Students taught by an NBCT are 11% more likely to achieve a proficient score on the MAP Test in English Language Arts than other students.