Application Schedule

The Master Teacher Program follows a distinct timeline. The information below may be used as a guide for both the Master Teacher and District application process. Please read the application information for the specific program to which you are applying to ensure you are meeting all deadlines.

Arizona Master Teacher Program-Teacher Applications (link to application)

The application cycle for the Master Teacher/Mentor Applications begins September 1 and closes May 17. All applications must be submitted by midnight on May 17, 2018.

  • September 1, 2017: Application Available
  • October 20, 2017: Notify the Arizona K12 Center of the Intent to Apply and Begin Compiling Data
  • January 2018: Begin Case Study Utilizing the Professional Learning Plan (PLP) Toolkit (link to PLP Inquiry Cycle)
  • May 17, 2018:  Completion of National Board Certification or specified National Board Component 2 or 3
  • May 17, 2018: Submission of Professional Learning Plan and Letters of Reference 
  • August 1, 2018: Scores Available

Arizona Master Teacher Program-District Applications

The District Application cycle for the Master Teacher Program will open August 2020.