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National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS)


National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, known simply as National Board, is an independent, nonprofit organization. It was formed in 1987 to advance the quality of teaching and learning by developing professional standards for accomplished teaching, creating a voluntary system to certify teachers who meet those standards and integrating Board-certified teachers into educational reform efforts.

New York State United Teachers (NYSUT)


NYSUT is a state labor federation representing more than 600,000 education and health care professionals working in New York's schools, colleges, and healthcare facilities. Our members are united in a common commitment to improve the quality of education and healthcare for the people of New York NYSUT is a federation of more than 1,200 local unions, each representing its own members.and are affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the National Education Association (NEA). NYSUT is part of organized labor - the AFL-CIO - and of Education International, with more than 20 million members world wide


New York State Teachers Center


New York State Resource and Computer Training Centers are the largest professional learning communities in New York State with more than 125 Teachers Centers located across the state, working with 675 public schools districts and nearly 1000 non-public and charter schools. Over the years, NYS Teacher Centers have expanded the scope and depth of the services that they offer. Today, the entire educational community is encouraged to participate in Teacher Center activities. Community groups are also welcomed participants to many of our training opportunities.

New York State Department of Education (NYSED)


The New York State Education Department is part of the University of the State of New York (USNY), one of the most complete, interconnected systems of educational services in the United States. Our mission is to raise the knowledge, skill, and opportunity of all the people in New York. Our vision is to provide leadership for a system that yields the best educated people in the world.

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