The Responsive Classroom Educator Certification is awarded to educators who demonstrate mastery of Responsive Classroom practices and strategies in their classrooms and schools. This certification will follow the educator, with the option to renew every two years. 

There are two certification cycles each year:

To be considered for the Fall/Winter cycle, submit an application by December 1.

To be considered for the Spring cycle, submit an application by April 30.


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Scoring Rubrics:

Refer to these rubrics as you plan and review your submissions.

Impact Essay Rubric
Engaging Lesson/PD Rubric


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