Rockwood Educators Achieve National Board Certification
The educators are as follows:
- Becky Knight, Fairway Elementary School
- Michaelanne Wathen, Babler Elementary School
- Rhonda Williams, Babler Elementary School
- Lori Zang, Lafayette High School
- Bryan Clar, Eureka High School
- Nancy McClintock, Center for Creative Learning
- Colleen Abdo, Woerther Elementary School
- Mindy Anderson, Rockwood Summit High School
- Stephen Brim, Ridge Meadows Elementary School
- Terry Brown, Ellisville Elementary School
- Mitzy Cruzen, Chesterfield Elementary School
- Natalie Fletcher, Early Childhood at Clarkson Valley
- Darrin Peters, Rockwood Summit High School
- Allyson Ryan, Ballwin Elementary School
The addition of these 14 educators increases the number of nationally certified Rockwood teachers to 79, according to a Rockwood School District announcement.
The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards improves teaching and student learning. National Board Certified Teachers are highly accomplished educators who meet high and rigorous standards. Like board-certified doctors and accountants, teachers who achieve National Board Certification have met rigorous standards through intensive study, expert evaluation, self-assessment and peer review.
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards offers 25 certificates that cover a variety of subject areas and student developmental levels. A National Board Teaching Certificate is valid for ten years with the opportunity to renew certification.