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American Board Alumni Survey

Welcome back, alumni! As a graduate of our program, we’d like to know how you’re doing in your new career. Please answer the questions below to let us know why you chose ABCTE, all about your ABCTE experience, and your experiences in the classroom. We want to know how you make a difference in students’ lives every day and how our program made a difference in your life. The goal is to share your experiences with others that are about to join the program. Please be as descriptive as possible and complete the survey to the best of your ability.
  • General Info

  • Preferred Title
  • First Name (Required)
  • Last Name (Required)
  • City (Required)
  • State (Required)
  • Survey Questions

  • When did you complete the ABCTE program? (Required)
  • How long did it take you to complete the ABCTE program? (Required)
  • Why did you choose the American Board program over other teacher certification programs? (Required)
  • Why did you want to become a teacher? (Required)
  • What were you doing, career wise, prior to becoming a teacher? (Required)
  • Do you currently teach?
  • If so, at what school are you currently teaching?
  • In what city is your school located?
  • In what state is your school located?
  • How many years have you been teaching/did you teach?
  • What subject area(s)/class(es)/grade(s) do you currently teach/did you teach?
  • Have you won any teaching awards? Is so, which awards have you won?
  • What are your goals as a teacher? (Required)
  • What are some of the greatest moments you've had as a teacher so far?
  • What aspects of teaching do you find the most rewarding?
  • What are some of the most difficult moments you've encountered as a teacher?
  • What do you think non-teachers and parents should know about the teaching profession?
  • What advice would you give to first year teachers? (Required)
  • Your American Board Experience

  • Please rate your experience with the American Board program on a 1-10 scale.
  • Please elaborate on why you chose that rating.
  • In your opinion, what are the greatest strengths of the American Board program?
  • In your opinion, in what ways can the American Board program improve?
  • What are your best study tips for future teachers going through the American Board program?
  • What test preparation advice would you give to future teachers going through the American Board program?
  • What do you think anyone considering going through the American Board program should know before they sign-up?
  • Additional Contact Information

    We may contact you to follow-up on some of your survey answers. Please let us know where we can find you.
  • E-mail
  • Phone
  • Website
  • Twitter Account
  • Facebook Page
  • If you would like, upload a photo of you in the classroom or a headshot. This would be used on our website or blog along with your answers.
    Accepted file types: jpg, gif.
  • Permissions

  • I give the American Board permission to use my name and responses in media releases, on the American Board website, and other American Board materials.