NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFICATION
National Board Certification is a highly research-based professional learning opportunity that results in an advanced teaching credential offered by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. This certification is a voluntary certification that consists of a two-part portfolio and assessment center process. The National Board Certification is for teachers with three or more years’ experience. Those who wish to know more about the National Board certification process should visit the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards web site www.nbpts.org .
WHAT IS THE Take One! PROGRAM?
Take One!® is a unique offering from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards®. Teachers prepare and submit one pre-selected video portfolio entry from any of the current 25 certificate areas of National Board Certification. A teacher can later transfer the score if he or she pursues National Board candidacy .
Find out more about the Take One! program by watching this video. http://www.nbpts.org/products_and_services/take_one1/take_one_video
ANNOUNCING $25,000 NOW AVAILABLE FOR 2011-2012 CANDIDATE FEE “SUBSIDIES:
Vermont-NEA announces the availability of $1250 assessment fee scholarships to support Vermont teachers wishing to become a candidate for National Board Certification. These funds are made available through a federal subsidy from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Candidates are charged a $2500 fee to undertake the certification process.
VERMONT-NEA CONTACT: If you are interested in requesting funds please contact:
Sherry Gile, Vermont-NEA Director of Professional Programs
Fax: (802) 223-1253
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Vermont Funding and Support