Northshore Educators earn National Board Certification

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
Eighteen Northshore School District teachers and school administrators recently became National Board Certified Teachers (NBCT). 
National Board certification is recognized as the gold standard in teacher certification believing higher standards for teachers mean better learning for students.  The following Northshore staff recently achieved this certification:
Alexis Barelli, English/Language Arts, Woodinville High School
Allison Rataezyk, 5th Grade, Moorlands Elementary
Amy Matto, 3rd Grade, Kenmore Elementary
Ashley Andrews, English/Language Arts & ELL, North Creek High School
Craig Danter, Special Education Mid Level, Canyon Park Middle School
Jonathan “David” Wood, Social Studies, Inglemoor High School
Dawn Netzel, Social Studies, Woodinville High School
Ellie Whitehill, 4th Grade, Westhill Elementary
Ernest Merritt, Math, Woodinville High School
Kara Morrison, Kindergarten, Hollywood Hill Elementary
Kimberly Ratti, 2nd Grade Dual Language, Woodin Elementary
Monica Jimenez, Kindergarten Dual Language, Woodin Elementary
Rebekah Hansen, Math, Woodinville High School
Richard Lizotte, English/Language Arts, Woodinville High School
Salina Greig, LAP/ELL, Maywood Hills Elementary
Sarah Dos Remedios, 2nd Grade, Fernwood Elementary
Tamara Kelly, English/Language Arts, Leota Middle School
Tamorah Redshaw, Assistant Principal, Fernwood Elementary
Northshore School District now has 175 National Board Certified Teachers joining the 10,859 NBCT teachers in Washington State and over 122,000 NBCTs nationwide. In the last five years, the number of national board certified educators employed in Northshore has increased by 64 percent.
“This achievement demonstrates our Northshore educators continued commitment to high quality instruction, which leads to innovation in the classroom,” said Superintendent Michelle Reid.
To learn more about National Board certification, view OSPI’s press release.

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