Why put forth the effort?
National Board Certification is the most respected professional certification available in education and provides numerous benefits to teachers, students, and schools. The certification was designed to develop, retain, and recognize accomplished teachers and to generate ongoing improvement in schools nationwide.
Workshop Schedule: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday, July 23rd through Thursday, July 26th.
Workshop Location: TEAM Building, 321 NW 1st, Moore, OK 73160
Cost: OEA members- $95 (thanks to a Great Public Schools Grant from NEA)
non-OEA members- $435
(Includes light breakfast and full lunch every day and all training materials, does NOT include printing of specific standards or General Portfolio Instructions.)
Maximum Capacity: 25 participants
Target Audience: Pre-K through 12th grade – educators, librarians and school counselors (certificated employees)
*Note: Three years of teaching experience is required to apply for the National Board Certification assessment, but is not required to participate in TEAM Launch. Pre-K through 12th-grade educators, teachers, librarians and school counselors (certificated employees) encouraged to apply. This workshop is open to all Oklahoma teachers regardless of association membership, but there is a scholarship for members.
The Education Association of Moore
TEAM Jump Start Academy is a 4-day workshop that provides support for educators planning to pursue National Board Certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS).
National Board Certification (NBC) is a rigorous process through which educators describe, analyze and reflect upon their practice. TEAM Jump Start, mirrored from the NEA Jump Start, is designed to familiarize participants with NBC and better prepare them for the assessment process.
TEAM Jump Start, taught by national board certified teachers, is designed to familiarize participants with the rigorous process of NBC and better prepare them for the NBC assessment process; giving the educator the ability to describe, analyze and reflect upon their practice. Participants will become familiar with the foundation, components, and requirements of NBC.
Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/wiKfaWQBYAj6WZMi2
(you will receive an information email after we process your registration with instructions for preparing for the first day, including print-outs you will need to make prior to coming.)
Contact information: David Wall email@example.com 405-474-7873
Melinda Parks firstname.lastname@example.org 405-627-1835
Below is a flowchart of the whole NBCT process, TEAM Jump Start would be 3.5 or 4.5 on these steps.
Flyer explaining the topics covered in the academy: https://tinyurl.com/ycgjr5z6
All participants who complete Jump Start will be "first-in-line" for the Education Leadership Oklahoma (ELO) scholarship ($1,300) from the Office of Educational Quality and Accountability (OEQA) which subsidizes part of the registration fees for the NBCT process.