The Center for
Technology and Education
a program that grows Accomplished Teaching and Teachers through National Board Certification
Interested in Board Certification?
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National Board CERTIFICATION overview
ASPIRE! to Certification with Support!
The ASPIRE! program is a multifacted program of support, promoting candidate success through high quality professional learning sessions and individualized candidate support. Enrich professional practice and gain deeper appreciation for yourself as an educator by becoming a candidate today!
Participants become part of the ASPIRE! Learning Community and connect with mentor coaches from the NBCT Professional Learning Facilitator (PLF) Cadre. Key is preparation to build certification process understanding and insight to portfolio construction.
ASPIRE! Online Information Meetings
Recording of Live Session
ASPIRE!-ing to National Board Info Meeting for New Candidates
Schedule an ASPIRE! Live Info Session for your school!
Contact: Sabrina.firstname.lastname@example.org or @ 813-586-4096
LIVE ASPIRE!-ing to Maintenance of Certification National Board Info Meeting for NBCTs
September 20, 2022 @ 6:45 pm
Missed the LIVE broadcast?
Want to hear it again?
Follow the link to access the recording of the session!
New, Continuing, & Maintenance of Certification Candidates
High quality learning sessions to expand your instructional toolkit and promote professional reflection -- offered LIVE & via recording
Monthly ASPIRE! Learning Community Sessions aligned to Certification Components and the MOC process
Individual support conferences with Professional Learning Facilitator Mentor Coaches
Yearly Program fee: $295
And There is More!
The KNOW MORE Series
The Nuts & Bolts of Becoming
a Board Certification Candidate
Meet the National Board Process
Broadcast August 16, 2022
What is required to become a Board Certified teacher? This session provides insight to the Certification process, including an overview of the four Components of the certification portfolio.
Become a Certification Candidate
Broadcast August 23, 2022
How do you become a candidate? What steps do you take to register with the National Board? This session shares how to register with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and important steps to take in launching your candidacy.
Navigating Certification: Time & Cost
Broadcast August 30, 2022
Certification does take time and has some expense. This session shares insights and resources available to help you best navigate your candidacy.
Planning Your Certification Path
Broadcast September 6, 2022
What should you consider when planning your certification path? For example, how many Components should you complete in a cycle? Which Components should you begin with? This session will share insights and give you a foundation for planning how you move forward as a candidate.
Professional Learning Facilitator Cadre
Are you a currently-certified NBCT in Hillsborough County, FL?
Grow your teacher leader skills, promote Board Certification, support other educators, expand your educational foot print!
Join the ASPIRE!
Professional Learning Facilitator Cadre!
As a Cadre member you receive special learning opportunities and become an influencer in the ASPIRE! Learning Community,
LEARN, GROW, & EXCEL
as part of this dynamic, professional group!
All NBCTs participating in the ASPIRE! program
must complete the PLF Academy and participate in yearly training updates.
For additional information, contact Sabrina.Gates@CTechEd.com
ASPIRE! PLF Cadre Members --
for the 2023 Spring Learning Project!
Updates in Progress
Click here for Hillsborough's
National Board Network Homepage!