(Lander, WY) – Fremont County School District #1 would like to congratulate the newest National Board Certified teachers in it’s district.
FCSD #1 would like to recognize:
- Misty Atnip, a Physical Education/Early And Middle Childhood teacher at Baldwin Creek Elementary
- Heather Babb, an English Language Arts/Adolescence And Young Adulthood teacher at Lander Valley High School
- Suzanne Masek, an Exceptional Needs Specialist/Early Childhood Through Young Adulthood teacher at Lander Valley High School
- Courtney Widhalm, an Art/Early And Middle Childhood teacher at Baldwin Creek Elementary
Kristy Nelson, a Reading-Language Arts/Early And Middle Childhood teacher at Gannett Peak Elementary, is also being recognized for successful re-certification of her National Board title.
Just over 91,000 teachers are National Board certified nationwide—just under 3 percent of the nation’s total number of teachers.
For teachers to become Nationally Certified, they must meet basic requirements including: a bachelor’s degree, three full years of teaching/school counseling experience, and must possess valid licensure.
They are then required to pass 10 rigorous assessments, including four portfolio entries featuring teacher practice and six exercises that assess content knowledge.