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National Board Certification in Arizona


Arizona's Corps of Accomplished Teachers Grows
This past December, nearly 4,000 teachers nationwide learned the exciting news that they have achieved National Board Certification, demonstrating the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully prepare students for 21st century careers. Arizona added 78 and 40 renewed National Board Certified teachers (NBCT). Congratulations to the AEA members listed below for achieving or renewing National Board Certification in 2019:

Tamara Andreas, Scottsdale Unified School District
Brittany Bouslog, Scottsdale Unified School District
Christine Brandell Melendez, Paradise Valley Unified School District
AmyBraun, Glendale Union High School District
Carmen Buchanan, Scottsdale Unified School District
Stephanie Burke (Dudley), Phoenix Union High School District
Lori Campos, Scottsdale Unified School District
Remy Clermont, Avondale Elementary School District
Julie Clevelan,d Kyrene Elementary School District
Katherine Cross, Cartwright School District
Bryan Cunningham, Paradise Valley Unified School District
Britny Delp, Phoenix Union High School District
Corine Dilts, Tolleson Elementary School District
Misha Freeman, New Teacher Center
Chessa Frei, Lake Havasu Unified School District
Shannon Giovannoli, Paradise Valley Unified School District
Kathleen Greene, Phoenix Union High School District
Theresa Henderson, Maricopa Unified School District
Marie Hendry, Lake Havasu Unified School District
Kathryn Honeycutt, Scottsdale Unified School District
Arlette Johnson, Cartwright School District
Tricia Johnson, Marana Unified School District
Laura Kamka, Scottsdale Unified School District
Lorena Kelly, Maricopa Unified School District
Brenda Kilmurray, Sierra Vista Unified School District
Tammy Kohli, Scottsdale Unified School District
Tina Leach, Maricopa Unified School District
Peggy Lord, Mesa Unified School District
Danielle Mandino, Phoenix Union High School District
Dixie Maxwell, Phoenix Union High School District
Kristin McMullen, Maricopa Unified School District
Nadine Mendez-Heifert, Gilbert Unified School District
Stephanie Moore, Chandler Unified School District
Arwen Newman, Tucson Unified School District
Kelly O'Rourke, Scottsdale Unified School District
Denise Palmer, Maricopa Unified School District
Chhaya Patel, Isaac Elementary School District
Rachel Perugini, Flagstaff Unified School District
Delaynie Potts, Phoenix Union High School District
Jennifer Pulbratek, Peoria Unified School District
William Reimers, Phoenix Union High School District
Nancy Rieckhoff, Paradise Valley Unified School District
Karen Rimmell, Tucson Unified School District
Louise Rochford, Cave Creek Unified School District
Alichia Russ, Kyrene Elementary School District
Karie Russell, Maricopa Unified School District
Lindsey Saylor, Scottsdale Unified School District
Danielle Schroeder, Marana Unified School District
Janelle Smith, Maricopa Unified School District
Nancy Stanton, Paradise Valley Unified School District
Sharon Starr-Atkinson, Mesa Unified School District
Laura Tietz, Maricopa Unified School District
Deborah Voris, Scottsdale Unified School District
Elizabeth Warner, Paradise Valley Unified School District
Kaye Wingfield, Tucson Unified School District

If you are interested in exploring the 5 Core Propositions that are part of the body of knowledge for National Board Certification you can: 
1) Download a pdf of the What Teachers Should Know and Be Able to Do and/or
2) To pursue NBC in Arizona, AEA recommends the program support provided through the AZ K-12 Center.

National Board Certification Financing
Through Arizona’s Master Teacher Program, funding is available for a limited number of scholarships for teachers to pursue National Board Certification. For more information, visit the Arizona K12 Center’s website.

The AEA Teacher Development Fund offers scholarships to teaching professionals who pursue National Board Certification, the highest professional achievement in teaching. Download the application.


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