WELCOME TO THE AMERICAN BOARD!
The American Board, also known as the American Board for the Certification of Teacher Excellence (ABCTE), is a non-profit organization dedicated to putting qualified professionals in the classroom through our state-approved alternative teacher certification program.
Our teacher certification program will prepare students to teach the subject(s) of their choice. Subjects offered include elementary education, biology, mathematics, English language arts, and more.
The American Board is accepted as an approved route for full teacher certification in 12 different states and many international schools. Click a state name below to learn more about the steps required for earning a teaching certificate in that state.