The Value of National Board Certification
The Proven Impact of National Board Certified Teachers on Student Achievement
Improve your practice, open doors, and increase your paycheck
Teacher Career Continuum
Teacher Continuum – Building a Coherent Path to Accomplished Practice
The What Book
What Teachers Should Know and Be Able to Do: The foundation of National Board Certification.
National Board Webinars
The National Board is a professional resource for all teachers. They offer webinars on many topics of interest to educators. Free Registration!
Hawaii Teacher Standards Board
If you are an NBCT, you are eligible for an Advanced License if you hold a Standard License and have been teaching for 5 of the last 8 years!
National Board for Professional Teacher Standards Website
Everything you need for National Board Certification can be found here.
Hawaii State Teachers Association
Your member benefits with HSTA include NEA Jump Start and Candidate Support!
National Board Certification: Candidate Resource Guide – This new 2021 Candidate Resource Guide includes key certification documents and additional resources (webinar recordings, free Canvas course, and graphic organizers) to support you on your National Board Certification journey.
Find your certificate area
Thinking about National Board Certification?
Start here for information on beginning your National Board Journey!
The National Board Road Map
Graphic of the journey
Lots of resources from NBPTS: Choosing the Right Certificate, General Portfolio Directions, Certificate Specific Directions, and more
Find answers to your questions about the process here
National Board Incentive
We are fortunate that our base incentive program and reimbursement are part of state law!
HSTA Information for National Board Certification HSTA has information regarding additional incentives for Hard-to-Staff and CSI/TSI designated Schools.
Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Resources
(Replaces the Renewal Process)
As of September 2020, MOC is the Board-certified teacher’s pathway for keeping their certification active. The Renewal process has been replaced by MOC.
Find the row with the year your National Board Certificate expires; that row contains dates that apply to your Maintenance of Certification (MOC).
NBPTS Webinar for MOC
This link provides a replay of the Feb. 2 recorded webinar, slides and additional resources for NBCTs interesting in maintaining their certification.
The National Board MOC Canvas course is now available for MOC candidates.
You can self-enroll at any time to find support for your MOC journey!