National Board Institute

Venue: 

Desert Willow Conference Center
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Registration: 
June 22, 2017, 9:30am
June 23, 2017, 8:30am
Event Time: 
June 22, 2017, 10:00am-4:00pm
June 23, 2017, 9:00am-2:00pm
Registration fee: 
$80.00
Registration Deadline: 
June 13th, 2017
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Venue: 

AZK12 Professional Learning Center
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Registration: 
September 16-17, 2017, 8:30am-9:00am
Event Time: 
September 16-17, 2017, 9:00am-3:00pm
Registration fee: 
$80.00
Registration Deadline: 
September 1st, 2017
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AZK12 Professional Learning Center
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Registration: 
October 21-22, 2017, 8:30am-9:00am
Event Time: 
October 21-22, 2017, 9:00am-3:00pm
Registration fee: 
$80.00
Registration Deadline: 
October 6th, 2017
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AZK12 Professional Learning Center
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November 4-5, 2017, 8:30am-9:00pm
Event Time: 
November 4-5, 2017, 9:00am-3:00pm
Registration fee: 
$80.00
Registration Deadline: 
October 20th, 2017
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This two-day institute is designed for teachers seeking National Board Certification in the 2017–2018 school year. Completion of a Pre-Candidacy class and a National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Candidate ID Number are prerequisites for this institute. Participation at this event is required for those teachers seeking funding assistance from the Arizona K12 Center to pursue National Board Certification.

Seeking National Board Certification is a rigorous, but worthwhile process.  As you begin your National Board journey, you will undoubtedly have questions. By attending this institute, you will have the opportunity to work with an outstanding group of National Board Certified Teachers that comprise our faculty. You will delve deeply into the NBPTS standards to gain a deeper understanding of the process, while working with educators from around the state who are pursuing Board certification.

The institute’s learning sessions will provide you the time and resources you need to feel confident and prepared to begin your candidacy. Portions of this event will be spent providing tips and strategies for analyzing student work, as well as ideas for how to better utilize the important NBPTS documents. We will also take a look at the roles writing and technology play in the process. In addition, we will provide tips on how to avoid some potential pitfalls, as you learn more about what to expect during both your Assessment Center and videotaping experiences.This two-day institute is designed for teachers seeking National Board Certification in the 2017–2018 school year. Completion of a Pre-Candidacy class and an National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Candidate ID Number are prerequisites for this institute. Participation at this event is required for those teachers seeking funding assistance from the Arizona K12 Center to pursue National Board Certification.

Participants will gain:

  • A deeper understanding of the National Board Standards, the Architecture of Accomplished Teacher, Five Core Propositions, and the overall certification process.
  • A deeper understanding of the content and requirements of the NBPTS Portfolio components.
  • A plan for successful completion of the components.
  • Exploration of content that will be measured during the Assessment Center exercises.
  • Analysis of content and discourse needed for videotaping one’s practice.
  • Analysis of the types of evidence needed in written commentary. 
Additional Information: 

Registration includes training, materials, breakfast, and lunch.

*Please note that overnight accommodations are not included in the registration. Contact the National Board Coordinator at mpyde@azk12.org for more details about overnight accommodations.

All Dates & Times

National Board Institute
Dates: 
Sep 16-17, 2017, 9:00am-3:00pm
Location: 
Phoenix
Dates: 
Oct 21-22, 2017, 9:00am-3:00pm
Location: 
Phoenix
Dates: 
Nov 4-5, 2017, 9:00am-3:00pm
Location: 
Phoenix

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