National Board Certification Support 2024-2025

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

BENEFITS OF OUR PROGRAM

  • A comprehensive professional development program designed to meet candidates’ unique National Board pathways
  • A deepened understanding of what social justice and racial justice look and sound like in our classrooms and school communities
  • An opportunity to experience instructional strategies to use with TK-12 students and adults
  • Convenient access to online support from any location
  • Weekly office hours for Components 2, 3, and 4 cohort candidates
  • Optional in-person writing retreats at UCLA for Components 2, 3, and 4 cohort candidates
Teachers at PD
[National Board made me] more deliberate about each activity that I do. I analyze student work more carefully and I am mindful to include reflections and self scoring to student work.

California offers a $2,500 subsidy for candidates at high-priority schools qualifying for Board Certification. This subsidy is intended to cover NBPTS fees.

National Board Certified Teachers at high-priority schools can receive an extra $5,000 per year as an incentive.

National Board Certification is a way for California prepared teachers to clear their credential.

CTA offers support programs for National Board candidates, including a fully-funded BIPOC cohort.

All support cohorts meet online.

SPECIAL DISCOUNT
ALL 2024-2025 NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFICATION SUPPORT BUNDLE

Includes the Summer Institute, all Component Cohorts, and access to weekly Office Hours
July 13, 2024 – May 3, 2025

Fee: $1495*

Save $200 instead of buying individual support • Available until July 9, 2024

NATIONAL BOARD SUMMER INSTITUTE

Four Saturdays: July 13, 20, 27 & August 3, 2024
8:30AM – 12:30PM online

Build the foundation for your National Board Certification journey.

Learn about the process, experience applicable strategies for your classroom, connect with like-minded educators, and plan for successful teaching and learning. This time will help you set your goals and organize to meet those goals. Highly recommended for first time candidates.

Fee: $349*

COMPONENT 4 SUPPORT

Four Saturdays: September 7, 2024; January 25, March 29, May 3, 2025
8:30AM – 12:30PM online

Includes access to weekly office hours, mid-September to mid-June
Optional for C4 Cohort candidates – March 15th in-person writing retreat at UCLA from 9-3

Plan for ways to gather information about students and use assessments to positively impact student learning. Collaborate around supporting colleagues, families, and the community to advance student growth. This is a cohort model of educators working together towards the successful completion of Component 4.

Fee: $399*

COMPONENT 3 SUPPORT

Four Saturdays: October 12, December 14, 2024; February 22, April 26, 2025
8:30AM – 12:30PM online

Includes access to weekly office hours, mid-September to mid-June
Optional for C3 Cohort candidates – February 8th in-person writing retreat at UCLA from 9-3

Deconstruct the requirements for Component 3, plan for video collection and selection, and practice writing about your learning in explicit ways. This is a cohort model and participants work together through the process of successful completion of Component 3.

Fee: $399*

COMPONENT 2 SUPPORT

Four Saturdays: November 2, December 7, 2024; February 1, April 5, 2025
8:30AM – 12:30PM online

Includes access to weekly office hours, mid-September to mid-June
Optional for C2 Cohort candidates – January 11th in-person writing retreat at UCLA from 9-3 

Deconstruct the requirements for Component 2, explore ways to learn about students, plan for data collection and selection, and consider the best ways to communicate your learning around differentiating for student success. This is a cohort model and participants work together through the process of successful completion of Component 2.

Fee: $399*

COMPONENT 1 SUPPORT

One Saturday: March 1, 2025
8:30AM – 12:30PM online

Collaborate with other teachers to explore the possibilities offered for preparation for the assessment. Engage in practice sessions, pool your collective resources, and consider test-taking strategies and advice from other candidates.

Fee: $149*

MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION

Four Saturdays: December 14, 2024; January 25, March 8, April 5, 2025
9:00 am to 12:00 pm online

Includes access to weekly office hours, mid-December to mid-May

These sessions are designed for NBCTs and intended to support the development of Components 1 and 2 for Maintenance of Certification. Each session is a live, synchronous event with a facilitator and curriculum that guides participants through a process of reflection, dialogue, and planning. By experiencing Maintenance of Certification (MOC) with like-minded colleagues, NBCTs can further live Core Proposition 5 and enrich their learning experience.

Fee: $399*

INDIVIDUAL ONE-ON-ONE TIME

4 hours of personalized support with a Learning Facilitator

Read these recommendations about one-to-one support.

Fee: $390

*Please register for all events at least 48 hours prior to the first meeting. All refunds will be charged 15% Admin fee. No refunds will be issued five business days prior to the first meeting day. UCLA Extension credits available at an additional cost.

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*Please register at least 48 hours prior to the first meeting. All refunds will be charged 15% Admin fee. No refunds will be issued five business days prior to the first meeting day. UCLA Extension credits available at an additional cost.