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Certificate Areas

NBPTS offers 25 certificates that cover 16 subject areas and three student developmental levels, and are applicable to more than 95 percent of America’s teachers.

Full details about each can be found on the NBPTS Certificate Areas Web page.

Generalist

  • Early Childhood (3-8)
  • Middle Childhood (7-12)
  • Early Adolescence* (11-15)

Art

  • Early and Middle Childhood (3-12)
  • Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood (11-18+)

Career and Technical Education

  • Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood (11-18+)

English As A New Language

  • Early and Middle Childhood (3-12)
  • Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood (11-18+)

English Language Arts

  • Early Adolescence (11-15)
  • Adolescence and Young Adulthood (14-18+)

Exceptional Needs Specialist

  • Early Childhood through Young Adulthood (birth to 21+)

Health Education

  • Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood (11-18+)

Library Media

  • Early Childhood through Young Adulthood (3-18+)

Literacy – Reading Language Arts

  • Early and Middle Childhood (3-12)

Mathematics

  • Early Adolescence (11-15)
  • Adolescence and Young Adulthood (14-18+)

Music

  • Early and Middle Childhood (3-12)
  • Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood (11-18+)

Physical Education

  • Early and Middle Childhood (3-12)
  • Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood (11-18+)

School Counseling

  • Early Childhood through Young Adulthood (3-18+)

Science

  • Early Adolescence (11-15)
  • Adolescence through Young Adulthood (14-18+)

Social Studies-History

  • Early Adolescence (11-15)
  • Adolescence through Young Adulthood (14-18+)

World Languages Other Than English

  • Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood (11-18+)

 

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