APS ranks 5th in number of newly certified teachers

January 8th, 2013 at 2:24 pm by under Latest Posts

Albuquerque Public Schools ranks fifth in the nation in the number of teachers earning National Board Certification this year with 51 teachers achieving the distinguished honor.

APS now has 391 teachers certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.

“We know we have dedicated, hard-working teachers in APS. That’s apparent every time you walk into a classroom. This is just more evidence of how good our teachers are,” said APS Superintendent Winston Brooks. “I congratulate the 51 teachers who earned their national board certification this year, and all 391 teachers who have been honored with this distinction.”

The APS teachers certified in 2012 are:

Brian Alexander, Mary Anderson, Jean Baca, Kristen Bandy, Jada Bower, Linda Brown, Cindy Caine, Shawna Clark, Jennifer Coughlin, Tammy Crespin, Carin Dhaouadi, Ami DiGregorio, Matthew Dixson, Peter Doane, Lynnette Garcia, Patricia Garcia, Holly Gilster, Ethel Goebel, Kristine Gracey, Kathleen Green, Jennie Jacobson, Cathy Jordan, Ashley Keilbarth, Karla Kellogg, Sonja Kortsch, Holly Kowalski, Elizabeth Little, Monica Maestas, Randy Martin, Jeannie McDowell, Jaime Montoya, Dwayne Norris, Isaac Pedelty, Tamela Rhoton, Paula Rimmer, Kelly Salada, Debra Sarinana, Daniella Scott, Amy Seery, Elizabeth Sehlmeyer, Janna Shahvar, Mary Spacagna, Shirley Srouji, Anne Marie Strangio, Stefani Talley, Amanda Tapia, Kristin Tomany, Laurie Trembly-Spradlin, Lesley Valencia, Christina Vigil and Mary Zuercher.

For more information on the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, visit www.nbpts.org.

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