I've achieved National Board Certification. Now what?
Congratulations on achieving National Board Certification! We hope you will join us in lending your leadership skills and teaching experiences to help us increase awareness and support for National Board Certification. See what NBPTS says about NBCTs and teacher leadership. Go to our "Become and NBCT" page to get resources to share with your colleagues and administrators.
My schedule is so full, how can I find time to help?
We understand. Your involvement can be as little or as much as you have time for, but we hope you'll be involved in some way. Supporting our coalition will look different for everyone, but your contribution will make an impact. Our work is voluntary, but our pay back will come as we influence policy makers to help them better understand the rigors our profession commands. We have many resources ready to help you so please contact UNBC.
become a candidate support provider
Teachers learn best from other teachers. Help others gain deeper insights and understandings through the NB process by becoming a Candidate Support Provider (CSP). A small stipend is paid to CSPs, but they must be trained through UNBC.
If you have served as a CSP in another state, please contact us at UNBC.
10 Things You Can Do to Support National Board Certification
1. Join UNBC and let them know you're interested in supporting our work.
2. Host a meeting in your classroom to share information about National Board Certification.
3.Speak at faculty meetings and/or talk with individual teachers about how the NB process impacted your teaching practice.
4. Speak with your administrator and curriculum and instructional director explaining the value of National Board Certification.
5. Present at conferences.
6. Publish articles in newsletters, electronic message boards, and other publications.
7. Share information with parents, the PTA, and other community organizations and stakeholders.
8. Network with others in your community who have talents they can volunteer to help us achieve our mission.
9. Attend UNBC meetings to stay informed.
10. Support our work in one of the four branches of UNBC. See any board member for information.