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ONLINE TEACHING CERTIFICATION IN BIOLOGY


The American Board’s Biology Certification program is designed to ensure that candidates have a thorough kn owledge of topics ranging from the basic functions of DNA to the biochemical basis for life. Our program incl udes candidate services, exams, online coursework, pra ctice exams, and more. How It Works In order to earn an American Board certification in Biol ogy for teaching in Florida and other states you will ne ed to meet the following requirements: • Hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher. • Submit your official college or university transcripts t o the American Board. • Pass a standard background check.


Pass the Professional Teaching Knowledge exam (PTK). This exam will be taken on a computer and must be c ompleted at a Pearson VUE testing center. The exam w ill consist of 145 multiple choice questions and a writin g component. We suggest you take this exam before y our subject area exam.

Pass the American Board Biology exam. This exam will be taken on a computer and must be completed at a Pearson VUE testing center. We suggest taking this exa m after you complete your PTK exam.

The American Board Online Teaching Certification progra m currently offers two Biology certification programs – Bi ology Standard and Biology Premium. Both programs will take the same exams.


BIOLOGY STANDARD PROGRAM The Biology Standard Certification Program includes the following: Study Plans: Our study plans are based on best practice s and recommendations from students that have already completed our program. Prepare to Teach Workshops: Familiarize yourself with t eaching concepts and practices using online lessons, vid eo case studies, and printable resources. Online Refresher Course: Explore over 300 pages of mat erial, dedicating more time to topics that need intense r eview and breezing through what you already know.


Practice Exams: Practice in the same format as the real t est on more than 300 sample questions. These include fu ll-length tests, topic quizzes, timed and untimed modes, and complete explanations of the answers. Exams: Take exams when you are ready, according to yo ur own schedule. Testing is available year-round at Pearso n VUE centers, Monday-Saturday. PTK Workbook: Did you know you need to learn one hu ndred different standards in order to pass the American Board Professional Teaching Knowledge (PTK) exam? We’ ve designed a one hundred page workbook to help maxi mize studying for the PTK exam. It provides a concrete w ay to navigate and learn the exam’s standards.


PTK Quiz Bank I: This quiz bank focuses on the topics t hat students have the most difficulty with on the actual exam. This tool is designed so that candidates can avoid test pitfalls and succeed the first time they test. PTK Quiz Bank II: A perfect complement to Quiz Bank I, this study resource ensures that candidates will also focu s on the remaining topics that must be mastered in orde r to pass the PTK exam.


BIOLOGY PREMIUM PROGRAM The Biology Premium Certification Program includes ever ything listed above, plus the following additions not offer ed with the Standard program: Biology Workbook: This workbook is an organized view of ALL biology standards included in the program. The ex am will cover the topics included in this workbook. Biology Quiz Bank: This quiz bank covers the topics that students have missed the most on the actual biology exa m.


The Job Counseling Webinar: This webinar walks you th rough the job hunting process. From searching for a job right down to the interview, you’ll learn a variety of best practices that will help you land your dream job. The Job Counseling Workbook: This workbook has vari ous templates to help you format your resume, cover let ter, and other documents that will be used to apply for t eaching positions. The workbook also provides students with tools to evaluate their strengths and weaknesses an d advice on how to best present their skills in job intervi ews.


ENROLL TODAY American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence 877-669-2228 1123 Zonolite Road, Suite 29, Atlanta, GA 30306 info@americanboard.org

Online Teaching Certification in Biology  

Earn your online teaching certification in Biology from American Board to become a teacher in America. Our affordable, self-paced and flexib...

Online Teaching Certification in Biology  

Earn your online teaching certification in Biology from American Board to become a teacher in America. Our affordable, self-paced and flexib...

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