Vicki Nieto, a third grade teacher at Churchill School in Homewood, addressed the Illinois House Education Committee during a public hearing in Chicago on March 31 to share information on National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) certification for teachers.
Vicki Nieto (Provided photo)
Legislators wanted to learn how the certification program works and the benefit it has on teachers and their work in the classroom. The state has been financially supporting the work of teachers seeking certification but the state’s fiscal woes may force a reduction of funding.
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