National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

 

Arkansas Candidate Support Program for NBCT

Act 1060 of 2001 as amended by Act 1803 of 2003 authorizes and funds the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) to provide a support program for teachers who wish to become National Board Certified Teachers (NBCT) by paying the initial application fee for a candidate to the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and in other ways. Current Rules and Regulations amplify Act 1060.

2014 ADE Funding for NBPTS Candidacy

The 2014 ADE funding application is currently available. The funding application, scoring rubrics, and informative presentations are available below:

Email the above link to each of the following:

  • One (1) current professional colleague
  • One (1) parent or guardian of a current student
  • Principal or supervisor
  • One (1) other administrator or supervisor who is familiar with your ability

The Office of Educator Effectiveness must receive all four (4) online rater forms and a complete ADE funding application postmarked no later than MONDAY, JUNE 30, 2014.

Mail to:
NBPTS Program Advisor
Office of Educator Effectiveness
Four Capitol Mall, Room 107-A
Little Rock, AR 72201

Do not mail application components separately. Late applications will not be scored.

NBCT Employment Verification Procedure

Arkansas National Board Certified Teachers are required to create and maintain a profile in the online Arkansas Teacher Licensure Accountability System (ATLAS) to verify employment for each year's state bonus.  All NBCT records, including employment eligibility, will be recorded in ATLAS.

 

For more information, please contact:

Misty Harp, Public School Program Advisor
Arkansas Department of Education
Office of Educator Effectiveness
Four Capitol Mall, Room 107-A
Little Rock, AR 72201
Telephone: 501-682-6349
Fax: 501-682-4382

 

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