National Board Teacher certification
Earning National Board Certification is the highest academic credential a school teacher can achieve. Only 12 area teachers reached that mark in 2006. They are:
Sharon Ellis -- Howland Glen Elementary.
Lesley Galyas -- Springfield Middle School.
Laura Kollat -- Campbell Elementary School.
Patricia Krivosh -- Trumbull Career & amp; Technical Center.
Laraine Matisi -- Lowellville Elementary School.
Lisa McGlamery -- Springfield Elementary School.
Amy Middleton -- Joseph Badger High School.
Cecelia Reardon Garton -- Sharon High School.
Laura Harper -- Mercer Elementary School.
Nanci Kleese -- Assistant principal, Sharon High School.
Maria Rodenbaugh -- Sharon High School.
Amy Simpson -- Musser Elementary School, Sharon.
Source: National Board for Professional Teaching Standards