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a program that grows Accomplished Teaching and Teachers through National Board Certification

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National Board CERTIFICATION overview

ASPIRE! to Certification with Support! 

The ASPIRE! program is a multifaceted 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! for   

New, Continuing, & Maintenance of Certification Candidates

ASPIRE! provides...

  • 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




Jump Start Academy for   

National Board Certification

Jump Start Academy provides...

High quality learning sessions to...

  • expand your instructional toolkit and promote professional reflection.

  • become familiar with the structure of the National Board Certification portfolio.

  • connect your instructional practice with the NBPTS Certification expectations.

  • create a roadmap to Certification success.

  • support in completing scholarship.

Kick Start for  MOC

to Maintain National Board Certification

Kick Start for Maintenance of Certification 

High quality learning sessions to...

  • expand your instructional toolkit and promote professional reflection.

  • understand the updates and changes to maintaining  you certification.

Watch the recording of our LIVE ASPIRE!-ing to MOC Info Session

ASPIRE! National Board
Professional Learning Faciliators! 


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, 


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 


ASPIRE! PLF Cadre Members --

Register Here

for the 2023 Spring Learning Project!

Meet the 2023 PLF Cadre

Learn More...

ASPIRE! Online Information Meetings

Live Session September 11, 2023 @ 3:45 pm

ASPIRE!-ing to Maintainence of Certification Info Meeting for NBCTs

Schedule an ASPIRE! Live Info Session for your school!

Contact:  or @ 813-586-4096


Missed the LIVE broadcast? 

Want to hear it again? 


Follow the link to access the recording of the session!

And There is More!

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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.

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National Board Network  Homepage! 

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