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National Board Support in California


What is happening in California? 

California National Board Networks- dedicated to supporting teachers through the certification process

Network Name



Folsom Cordova USD District

Sarah Kirby Gonzalez                         

Twin Rivers USD

Lodi USD



Beverly Weber, NBCT  

Lori Celiz, NBCT

Marin County County Andrea Keenan, NBCT                                         
West Contra Costa USD District

Cinda Rapp, NBCT                   

Mills Teacher Scholars NB Network San Francisco East Bay region Pilar Beccar-Varela
San Francisco USD National Board Support Network District

Nia Ross, NBCT                                 

Stanford National Board Resource Center Bay area/Statewide

Linda Bauld, NBCT               

Martha Lampert, NBCT

Fresno USD National Board Network District Tiffany Castillo 
UCLA NBPTS Support Region Erin Powers, NBCT             
LAUSD/UTLA Support Network District and surrounding  Michael de la Torre, NBCT 
Long Beach USD District Cara Hale Hanes, NBCT 
CSU Fullerton NB Candidate Support Region Mark Ellis, NBCT  
San Diego County Office of Ed County Tammy Harris, NBCT     
CTA Statewide Stacey Begin                            



Meet our California Accomplished Teaching Ambassadors! You can contact them with questions about Jumpstart, National Board candidate support, and other teacher development opportunities.

Here is a link to our CTA/ NBRC webinar about the National Board process, which we did last year. Here is a copy of last year's presentation.






Andrea Keenan, NBCT

Marin/ SF Bay area

Christian Rubalcaba, NBCT

South Bay area/ Peninsula

Joe Davis, NBCT

San Diego County

Lori Celiz, NBCT

Lodi, Sierra Nevada

Martha Soto

Fresno, Central Valley

Joseph Zeccola, NBCT

Los Angeles County

Cara Hale-Hanes, NBCT

Long Beach area

Susan Carlé, NBCT

Orange county

Morgan Pellettera, NBCT

San Bernardino/ Riverside County