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New Albany Teachers Renew National Board Certification

Renewal Process Reinforces High Standards, Commitment to Excellent Teaching

[New Albany], [MS]. — November, 7, 2018 — New Albany School District teachers Stephanie Gregg and Balinda Denton are among the four thousand teachers across the United States to recently renew their certification as a National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT).

The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards is excited to celebrate these teachers along with the more than 20,000 teachers currently pursuing Board certification – seen as the profession’s mark of accomplished teaching.

“National Board Certified Teachers have proven that they teach to the highest standards in the profession – and ten years later, they have put in the work to show their commitment to their practice and to their students. Research makes clear that their students are the true beneficiaries,” said Peggy Brookins, NBCT and President and CEO of the National Board.

Stephanie Gregg is National Board Certified in Adolescence and Young Adulthood/English Language Arts and teaches English at New Albany High School. She has been teaching for 21 years with fifteen being in the New Albany School District.

Balinda Denton is National Board Certified in Early Childhood Generalist and teaches first grade at New Albany Elementary School. She has been teaching in the New Albany School District for twenty years.

The National Board is at work across the country, helping set the expectation that all teachers should demonstrate accomplished teaching via National Board certification and become leaders in their schools and communities. Every child should have the opportunity to learn from an accomplished teacher.

Melanie Shannon
Public Relations
New Albany Schools

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