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National Board Support Sessions

January 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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National Board Support Sessions

All sessions will be held in person at the MTEA Building, 5130 W Vliet St., from 5:00-7:00pm. Masks are required inside the MTEA Building. Please register for all sessions at the bottom of this page.

National Board certification is the highest level of certification a teacher can attain. This rigorous process has personal, professional, and monetary rewards. This cohort will meet regularly to explore various components of the certification process and provide support for MTEA members attempting to earn this prestigious honor. Each session will begin with a presentation sharing tips and strategies for tackling the required components for certification followed by opportunities to work with trained mentors.

January 23, 2023, 5:00-7:00pm – Registration is closed for this session.
Focus: What is National Board Certification?
Learn about what is involved in this rigorous process and what resources and financial incentives are available to assist candidates.

January 23, 2023, 5:00-7:00pm – Registration is closed for this session.
Focus: Maintenance of Certification (MOC)
This session is for NBCTs who are in their 3rd or 4th year of certification and are ready to begin the process of MOC. We will go over what is involved and answer questions.

January 30, 2023, 5:00-7:00pm
Focus: Getting Started with National Board Certification
Dive into the National Board standards, the Architecture of Accomplished Teaching, and the 5 Core propositions of National Board certification.

February 13, 2023, 55:00-7:00pm
Focus: Writing for National Boards
Descriptive, analytical, and reflective writing. Strategies for making sure you are addressing the prompts that are being asked.

February 27, 2023, 5:00-7:00pm
Focus: Component 2–Differentiation in Instruction
Strategies for selecting and analyzing student work samples.

March 13, 2023, 5:00-7:00pm
Focus: Component 3–Teaching Practice and Learning Environment
Tips for recording instruction and strategies for effectively analyzing videos.

March 27, 2023, 5:00-7:00pm
Focus: Component 4–Effective and Reflective Practitioner
Guidance for selecting appropriate assessments, identifying professional learning needs, and analyzing impact on student learning.

April 17, 2023, 5:00-7:00pm
Focus: Cutting the Fluff
Learn strategies for getting your written components down to the required page limit for submission.

May 1, 2023, 5:00-7:00pm
Focus: Component 1–Content Knowledge
Learn study tips and strategies for responding to the prompts on the content knowledge exam.

MTEA - National Board Support Sessions

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January 23
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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MTEA Building
5130 W. Vliet St.
Milwaukee, WI 53208 United States
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