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Renew Like a Pro

Renew Like a Pro Online Course:

NBCT renewal course where you can RENEW LIKE A PRO in 40 hours or less.

You are a dynamic teacher because you are already National Board Certified. Many of my renewal candidates cringe at the thought of “unpacking” what is needed to achieve RENEWAL with NBPTS.

Maybe you:

  • Are stressed because you are in the “Arrive and Survive” mentality from the pressures of mandates from your school district.
  • Are trying to figure out “what I have been doing for the past 8 years that matters to NBPTS.”
  • Are overwhelmed by trying to balance work life, personal life, and family life, on top of trying to renew in a post COVID-19 environment.

If any of these worries sound like you, I want you to know…


YOU HAVE GOT THIS, and you can do it in 40 hours or less with my easy to use charts, templates, and support/strategies to quickly and effectively address the prompts in a clear, concise, and convincing manner.


My step-by-step course plan keeps you focused, productive, and accountable during a 9 week time frame to start and finish the NBPTS Renewal PPG without the stress of falling into procrastination overload. In addition, the course is designed to support your strengths and develop a plan to meet your needs for amazing professional growth.

With Renew Like a Pro, I will provide a systematic approach to keep you on schedule with planning documents that make your writing flow easily and that you  provide clear, concise, and convincing evidence that you indeed still are a NBCT. Planning is 90% of the process and this is most often where candidates take short cuts, which in the end doesn't bode well in meeting the NBPTS rubric or saving time in the overall process. Let me plan with you for success, all of this in 40 hours or less!

Meet Tracey, your Instructor

After working with 500+ candidates over the past 20 years and scoring the renewal process as an assessor, I have seen many teachers that share your frustrations and your mindset of confusion.

When looking for cohort support groups, many teachers are uncomfortable in sharing how “behind the eight ball” they feel after their initial certification.  I mean, seriously, it’s not like the NBPTS fairy has been watching over you and making sure you review those NBCT standards or reflect on a daily basis like you had to during the initial process. So just like many others…You feel like giving up!

Let that feeling pass and realize there is  support out there to help you put the pieces of the puzzle together to Renew Like a Pro. I will help coach the basic principles about how to unpack the rubric and the guiding questions, plus implement a systematic method to writing your PGEs into a story that dictates milestones. I promise you will be confident that your submission will be RENEWED.

Renew Like a Pro Pricing

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Renew Like a Pro

Group Coaching Package


Bonus #1: Access to a mini-course on using the 3 writing styles (descriptive, analytical, and reflective) to ensure clarity and conciseness through the portfolio.

Bonus #2: Access to a mili-course on effective classroom video taping to ensure you capture your videotaped lesson on the FIRST try.

Also Included in this Package:

Bonus #3: 30 Minute One-on-One Coaching session with Tracey to review your ideas for your PGEs and to help provide a road map to ensure you hit the group running with your writing and ideas.

Bonus #4: Get access to weekly group coaching sessions for you to ask specific questions, stay on track, and learn from others going through the Renewal Process. Group Coaching will run from July 7th-October 7th, 2020 *

*Weekly Coaching sessions will be Mondays at 7pm EST.*

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Get help, advice, and collaborate with other candidates going through the final round of the renewal process before MOC. My coaching group of 450+ members will act as a cohort and is very informative, positive, and uplifting. We are all learning and growing as professional teachers.


Frequently Asked Questions

You complete your PPG while you are working through the course.  The course helps you to stay focused and complete the renewal process on a prescribed timeline that holds you accountable and breaks it up into manageable parts. As you move through Renew Like a Pro, the process is explained and unpacked to support you in being more efficient and effective. You can get through the course and writing your PPG in just 40 hours if you follow the course plan and stay focused. 

The Renew Like A Pro course begins with a needs assessment and supports you in outlining your PD for the past eight years.  Many teachers have found this to be their favorite part of the course as it helps them realize how much they have accomplished and what is truly important to the process. In addition, you can check out my rubric unpacked video if you already have your PGEs outlined and ready to write.

PGE stands for professional growth experience.  It would have evolved to become the focus of professional growth since initial certification. A PGE may include current content and/or pedagogical knowledge.  In addition, it may or may not showcase appropriate use of technology.  It must be ongoing, varied, and multifaceted. Finally, a PGE would show your commitment and contributions to the professional activities that evidence impact on student learning.

The Profile of Professional Growth (PPG) consists of three interrelated components and a written reflection. The components draw upon a single group of Professional Growth Experiences (PGEs) that you select. (

If you want a guide on your side… ready to answer a single question or multiple questions at anytime via email, text, phone call, or Zoom, then you want to be a Very Important Teacher in the Renew Like a Pro course.  The course by itself is AMAZING, however if the additional security of having an expert reader and experienced assessor be at your beck and call to read and advise throughout the process is appealing to you… get in on the VIT early before seats run out.

Renewal candidate scores are typically received by October 31st each year.

For initial certification, an NBCT demonstrated multiple performance-based teaching practices which met the National Board Standards of accomplished teaching and Five Core Propositions. Maintaining certification is not the same as re-certification or going through the certification process again. The MOC process will focus on how you, as an NBCT, have continued to grow in your professional practice and positively impacted student growth. While the evaluation of your MOC evidence will be based on the Standards and Five Core Propositions as with certification, MOC has fewer parts and will take less preparation time than initial certification.(

A milestone is an important part of the PGE. It consists of several "inch stones" that are put together to form the milestone. Make sure you check out my blog post on Milestones. (

Renewal is very different from the initial process.  Let that feeling go and sign up for the Renew Like a Pro course to have a support that will not fail you.  If you like the idea of working inside a group cohort, sign up for the course and group cohort to bounce ideas off each other.  You will not regret this purchase.

Renewal, unlike initial certification, isn’t specific to a certificate area.  Every certificate area uses the exact same portfolio (PPG) path to complete renewal.  So, you don’t need to fret over finding someone in your area as much as you need to find a great support group through Facebook or a group coaching cohort to meet your needs throughout the process.

"I am a great teacher, but I struggled to ‘unpack’ what NBPTS wanted me to do. After attending Tracey’s live course during my first renewal experience, I confidently created my story through four PGEs and found evidence gathering plus video lesson planning to be a breeze. In fact, I completed the PPG process in less than 40 hours and very little stress with Tracey’s guidance and planning system."

Cheryl Brown

"Tracey held me accountable and her course pacing supported me in completing each component in a timely manner. Renew Like a Pro helped me develop my overall story for component 1 and kept me focused on what a great teacher I am and how to write that effectively. I originally thought I would never be able to do this since I moved from teaching elementary school (initial certification) to middle school renewal. A win for me professionally and a win for my students!"

Janet Stuckey
Middle School Math

"Tracey is the National Board Guru! When I began working towards National Board certification several years ago, the School Counseling certificate was pretty new. I was hesitant to work with Tracy at first because I thought, “How can a teacher help me when my standards are so different?” Well, I was amazed! Tracy has a gift, and no matter what your area of expertise, she can and will guide you through it. She will cause you to think even deeper about what, why, and how you work with children and implement your standards. She made the renewal process a breeze as well. From selecting PGEs to getting the perfect video, Tracey’s guidance and planning system will ease your stress and save you time!"

Shand Altman
School Counseling

"When renewing my NBPTS this past spring, I turned to Tracey Stuckey and am so thankful that I did. Tracey is the ultimate professional and knows exactly how to help candidates achieve success. Our sessions were productive and informative as Tracey knows precisely what the National Board renewal process is looking for in candidates. Here suggestions and guidance were spot on and I passed the first time, thanks to her assistance. She breaks down the standards and helps candidates write in the NBPTS vernacular so that reviewers can easily find what they need as they assess one's work. The time spent with Tracey's program is well worth the investment. "

Downing Hudson
Middle School Social Studies

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