TCS National Board Certification
The Tuscaloosa City Schools has a strong commitment to professional development. As part of the Integrated Curriculum Facilities Demographics Strategic Plan, the system is dedicated to growing accomplished teaching through individualized professional learning opportunities, including the development of a comprehensive National Board Certification support system.
These supports include the following:
- Membership in a small cohort built around certificate areas or school groups
- Mentoring and cohort leadership by TCS teachers who currently hold National Board Certification
- Release time for cohort work and collaboration
- Financial supports for costs associated with certification