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National Board Certification Programs

TO: Teachers Contemplating National Board Certification, NBPTS Teacher Candidates, Renewing NBCT’s, NBPTS Support Providers, School Administrators 

As we all are facing an unpredictable school year, in response the WKU National Board Certification program is developing different protocols for candidate support.  These protocols are designed to be more conducive for you to fit into your busy schedules. The WKU NBPTS Program will be using a variety of delivery platforms and applications, including Canvas, Google Classroom, Google docs, Zoom, ATLAS.  If the situation warrants it, and it is safe, face-to-face meetings will be considered using WKU and CDC guidelines.

The programs will be available for all either in real time or viewing recordings individually.  All programs will be available through Asynchronous Support (viewing or working individually without fixed times); Synchronous Support (participating at fixed times together with other candidates); and, Blended Support (a mix of asynchronous and synchronous based on individual candidate needs)





Candidate Support Providers

COST: $25.00

Going Virtual: Transitioning Facilitator Training

Explanation of new procedures and resources for NBCTS providing support services.


Dates will be determined as needed by requests.

Teachers Contemplating NBPTS; New NBPTS Candidates; Candidate Support Providers; School Administrators; Interested Stakeholders


Just what is National Board Certification?

Overview of the National Board Certification Process with Q & A


Dates will be determined as needed by requests.

New Candidates


COMPONENT 1 $75.00

COMPONENT 2: $120.00

COMPONENT 3: $120.00

COMPONENT 4: 4120.00


Candidate Orientation: Dive In the Water Is Fine

Extensive candidate support for Components 1-4 from application to score release.


Dates will be determined as needed by candidates.

Renewal for NBCTs

COST: $100.00

Navigating the Maintenance of Certificate (MOC) Process

Explanation and support services for NBCTS completing the MOC.


Dates will be determined as needed by candidates.

If you are interested in participating in any of the above programs, email me at lynn.hines@wku.edu, and add “NPBTS Support” in the subject line. I will provide additional information as it becomes available. Ask any questions you may have.

Please visit this site.  All NBPTS materials are posted and further explanation of the WKU program is provided.


Some of the links on this page may require additional software to view.

 Last Modified 10/14/20