National Board Certification Candidate Support Workshop Series #5
National Board Certification Candidate Support Workshop Series (Aligns with the CESA 8 Continuous Improvement Model - Talent Development)
This five - part series of workshops will support candidates through Components 1, 2, and/or 3 of the National Board Certification process. Each workshop will be presented by a National Board Certified Teacher and Candidate Support Facilitator.
You must register for each date individually.
Cost: $75 per participant per workshop date for CESA 8 - CIA Member School Districts, $125 per participant per workshop date. If you attend the whole series (all 5 dates), the last date will be free.
Workshop 1: Getting Started with the NB Process - Saturday, 11/5/16
Participants will learn how to navigate the NB process including forms, manuals, and dates. Registrants will focus on the five core propositions and their content area standards. Participants will learn strategies to organize the work and the thinking for successful completion of each component registered for.
Workshop 2: Planning Your Component 2 and Component 3 Entries - 12/3/16
Participants will receive guidance in planning the lessons they choose for components 2 and/or component 3. We’ll start by analyzing the questions in each component. Participants will then work independently with support to build a unit plan which will provide the writing opportunities needed to meet the requirements of their component.
Workshop 3: Writing for the National Board Process - 1/14/17
Participants will learn how writing for the National Board process encompasses description, analysis, and reflection. Registrants will leave the workshop with resources that support continued work on Component 1 constructed response questions, Component 2 Student Work Analysis, and Component 3 Teaching Practice and Learning Environment entries.
Workshop 4: Writing, Studying, and Support Workshop - 2/11/17
This workshop will provide a dedicated space and time for candidates to work on writing and studying for Components 1, 2, and 3. Candidates will have time to network with other teachers undertaking the National Board Certification process. A NB certified facilitator will be available for support and answer questions.
Workshop 5: Studying for Component 1 - 3/11/17
- Participants will take a virtual tour through the testing experience, learn test taking strategies, and take practice test items. Participants will also have dedicated time to study.