Thirteen Northshore School District teachers receive National Board Certification

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Thirteen Northshore School District teachers have earned their National Board Certification, bringing the district total to 107. Washington state gained the highest number of new National Board Certified Teachers in 2013 and has the fourth highest total certified teachers in the nation. There are 7,259 teachers in Washington state and 106,365 certified teachers nationwide.

The following 13 Northshore teachers received their National Board Certification this school year:

Hannah Bryant, Canyon Park Junior High School

Allison Carter, Woodin Elementary School

Breanna Clouse, Timbercrest Junior High School

Andrew Larson, Westhill Elementary School

Kalin Liburd, Kenmore Elementary School

Kevin McDonald, Bothell High School

Gail Olson Laing, Inglemoor High School

Sara Peake, Timbercrest Junior High School

Deanna Perry, Inglemoor High School

Duane Primc, Timbercrest Junior High School

Natalie Pullen, Bothell High School

Christine Ro, Woodin Elementary School

Deanna Watson, Canyon Creek Elementary School

The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification process is widely recognized as a symbol of accomplished professional practice and identifies qualified teachers as leaders in their field. Teachers demonstrate their knowledge and skills through a series of performance-based assessments. The insight gained from these assessments enhances and validates practices that promote and encourage student learning.

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