This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

National Board For Professional Teaching Standards Joins P21

Partnership Boosts Effort to Prepare Teachers to Support 21 st Century Learning 

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for 21 st Century Skills (P21) welcomes the addition of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards to the leading national organization advocating for 21st century readiness for every student. Ron Thorpe, National Board president and CEO, will represent the organization on P21's Strategic Council.  

"We are delighted to add the National Board's strong voice to P21's Strategic Council," said Frank Gallagher, Chair of P21 and Executive Director of Cable in the Classroom. "Ron has been a major advocate of 21 st century skills for many years, and we are pleased to be working with him in highlighting the best teaching practices and educational leadership."    

The National Board is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to elevating the status, voice, and role of accomplished teachers in shaping the teaching profession and raising student achievement. Since 1987, more than 100,000 teachers in all 50 states have achieved National Board Certification, a rigorous, peer-reviewed and performance-based process that certifies that these educators – similar to their counterparts in law and medicine -- have met the profession's highest standards. Nearly 50 percent of NBCTs work in high poverty schools. More than 15 percent of NBCTs are certified in STEM-related fields.

"Every student in America needs to be prepared to succeed in today's global economy, and every teacher needs to have the support and tools necessary to help their students meet that goal," said Thorpe. "I am thrilled to be representing the National Board at P21. After 25 years of setting the highest standards for accomplished teaching, we are looking forward to working with P21 on its efforts to prepare and support all teachers in meeting this important challenge."

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,606.31 +8.11 0.05%
S&P 500 2,098.81 +0.77 0.04%
NASDAQ 5,117.5240 +2.1420 0.04%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs