Congratulations to Karigon teacher Kathleen Palmieri for achieving National Board certification…

Written by on January 13, 2020

Kathleen Palmieri of Shenendehowa achieves National Board certification; joins more than 3,500 teachers achieve this year and more than 125,000 total.

The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) is proud to welcome 3,831 new National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs), who are helping students reach their highest potential in 2,914 schools in 46 states. Mrs. Kathleen Palmieri, a fifth grade teacher at Karigon Elementary in the Shenendehowa CSD located in Clifton Park, New York,  is now a National Board Certified Teacher. Mrs. Palmieri has certified as a Middle Childhood Generalist earning this prestigious certification in the range of the middle grades curriculum: language arts, mathematics, science, social studies and history, the arts, and health. National Board Certified Teachers will continue to change the way their students learn, and their proven ability to be the best teachers they can be will have a ripple effect on their schools and their communities for years to come,” said Peggy Brookins, NBCT, president and CEO of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.

In order to become a Board-certified teacher, teachers complete a performance-based, peer-reviewed process, demonstrating their proven impact on student learning and achievement.“National Board Certification is about elevating the teaching profession; and it is about helping children achieve at higher rates,” said Brookins. “The certification process impacts teaching and learning well beyond an individual teacher’s classroom.”