World Class Teaching Program

The University of Mississippi

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Complete the National Board Process in two years.
Complete 1 component in the spring and finish the following year. 
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The World Class Teaching Program at the University of Mississippi is assisting school systems and teachers in understanding National Board Certification. National Board Certification is dedicated to defining, identifying, and recognizing accomplished teaching in the U.S.A. National Board Certification is a demonstration of teaching practice as measured against high and rigorous standards.

Please, use the interactive graphic below to find out more about the National Board certification process and candidate support provided by the University of Mississippi’s World Class Teaching Program.

Available Now – Three Types of Mentoring

  1. Face to Face w/WCTP 601 Enrollment
  2. Online Candidate Support – Available to you anywhere. Includes Face-to-Face online monthly Zoom meetings with WCTP 601 our Self-Paced, Step-by-Step candidate support course, which includes a NEW Zoom Library of instructional videos, and an assigned and trained National Board Certified Teacher as your mentor.
  3. * New* UM WCTP Bring it Home Cohort – Let us bring National Board mentoring to YOUR school district with the development of a Face-to-Face 2-year cohort and utilizing our online candidate support course, WCTP 601. This cohort is designed for schools/districts that are not located near one of the World Class Teaching Programs.

Mission Statement

  • To provide meaningful resources and beneficial trainings that aid candidates in their certification journey.
  • To provide highly qualified and well-trained mentors that consistently support and assist candidates.
  • To increase program accessibility, communication, and effectiveness through the use of technology and social media.
  • To partner with school districts in supporting their candidates and by providing meaningful professional development opportunities for their faculty.
  • To aid in the continual and professional growth of certified teachers as teacher leaders by providing additional leadership opportunities.