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National Board Certified Teachers - Group Photo

BVSD heralds 31 teachers for earning National Board Certification in 2012

In a special reception held at the district Education Center on March 12, BVSD Superintendent Bruce Messinger and the Boulder Valley Board of Education honored 31 BVSD educators who earned their National Board Certification in 2012:


Briney Alltucker, Whittier International

Rachel Anderson, Mesa Elementary

Susie Bean, Fairview High School

Abby Belasco, Superior Elementary

Marco Cornacchione, Centennial Middle School

Adrianne Cornwell, Monarch K-8

Susan Donohoe, BCSIS Elementary

Jane Felknor, Monarch High School

Diane Fitzgerald, Louisville Middle School

Shelly Fowler, Boulder High School

Jodie Fransen, Aspen Creek K-8

Katie Gallagher, Flatirons Elementary

Anne Hsu Gibson, Douglass Elementary

Michelle Grayson-Feldman, Broomfield High School

Barbara Greenwald, BCSIS Elementary

Cindy Hall, Coal Creek Elementary

Tasandre Hendrickson, New Vista High School

Valerie Hudson, Emerald Elementary

Carol Kloeckner, Broomfield High School

Kenneth Leader, Monarch High School

Jim Lewis, Fairview High School

Leann Mullineaux, Douglass Elementary

Suzanne Ohlson (Barrette), High Peaks Elementary

Claudia LaStella Overton, Monarch High School

Amy Schackman, Superior Elementary

Catherine Shelby, Superior Elementary

Janice E. Taylor, Kohl Elementary

Adair Taylor, Boulder High School

Ellen Vallee, Superior Elementary

Lesa White, High Peaks Elementary

Kimberly Zerbey, BCSIS Elementary


Boulder Valley School District now has 132 National Board Certified Teachers, the most of any school district in the state of Colorado!


According to their website, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards is recognized as the source for the highest standards and practices that lead to improved teaching, leading and learning. This voluntary assessment program is designed to develop, retain and recognize accomplished teachers, and to embed ongoing school improvement in schools nationwide. Completion of the National Board Certification process (which takes one to three years) signifies that teachers have developed and demonstrated the skills required of an accomplished education professional.

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