National Board Certification Resources
Information for Candidates and NBCTs
- National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) web site
Information about the NBPTS and the National Board Certification process, as well as resources for candidates and National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs).
Studies about the impacts of National Board Certification.
- NBPTS Education Policy and Practice Information Center
Information and resources to support advocacy and reform efforts.
- NBPTS Core Propositions
The Five Core Propositions that characterize what accomplished teachers know and are able to do.
- NBPTS Standards by Certificate
The list of 25 certificate areas and their standards.
- Become an NBPTS Assessor
Professional development opportunity for teachers that involves scoring candidate responses.
- Take One!
Classroom-based professional learning available to all educators.
- Take One! School
Information on how Take One! can operate on the school level.
- Candidate Information Page
The site for full and retake candidates, which provides background, directions, and guidance.
- Candidate Support Providers
How to locate support providers and networks.
- State and Local Candidate Support
Search for fee assistance and incentives provided in your geographic area.
- Certification Renewal
Information about renewing Certification.
- NBPTS Candidate Support Provider Training
Information about how to become a candidate support provider.
- Creating a Network
Information about creating a network of NBCTs.
- NBPTS Advocacy Link
Resources for NBCTs who are or want to be involved in political advocacy.
NBPTS Networking site for NBCTs.