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WHEREAS, the State of Nevada appreciates the work and commitment of its teachers and has relied upon their noble effort to educate past, present, and future generations of students; and

WHEREAS, National Board Certification was designed to develop, retain and recognize accomplished teachers and teaching, and to generate ongoing improvement in schools nationwide; and

WHEREAS, National Board Certification is a rigorous and demanding process, whereby teachers engage in planning, analyzing, and reflecting upon teaching practices to achieve National Board Certification; and

WHEREAS, 637N evada teachers have achieved National Board Certification, demonstrating their passion for students and a commitment to improve education, and these teachers represent 3 percent of all teachers in the State of Nevada; and

WHEREAS, Clark County has ranked second in the top districts in the country for a total of 600 candidates pursuing National Board Certification during the 2016-2017 certification cycle; and

WHEREAS, National Board Certification, recognized as the "gold standard" in teacher certification, represents higher standards for Nevada teachers and better learning for Nevada students;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  November 16, 2017 as

 National Board Certified Teacher Day in Nevada


 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske & Wayne Thorley