• National Board Certification Support Program


    The Guide to National Board Certification 


    COVID-19 Updates  

     Reimbursement Available for Duplin County Schools' NBC Initial Candidates
    Candidates obtaining National Board Certification this year (2019-2020) will be eligible to receive reimbursement not to exceed the cost of the certification process.  To be eligible for this reimbursement, candidates must agree to teach in Duplin County Schools for three years.  Please contact the Human Resources Department for more information.

    The following chart is applicable to candidates submitting components for scoring during the 2020-2021 Assessment Cycle:
    Important Dates




    Navigating the NBC Website:  For Initial Candidates   
    • Use the website and resources found at www.boardcertifiedteachers.org 
    • Select the "For Candidates" tab.
    • Click on the "First Time and Returning" tab.
    • Select "Certificates, Standards, and Instructions" document.  Here you can locate your certificate area you wish to pursue.  Details on completing the Components are found here.  The Level Four Rubric can be located within each component.
    • When you are ready to apply for candidacy, select the "Get Started" tab on the Home page.  Scroll down to find the 3-step process for applying.  Save your Candidate ID Number.  To apply for the state loan, apply at https://nbpts.dpi.state.nc.us/ after you apply for candidacy.  Only pay the $75 registration fee. 


     For additional information please contact

    Mrs. Angela Whitehead

    Director of Recruitment & Teacher Support Services

    DCS National Boards Coordinator




    Take advantage of the resources available at www.nbpts.org/eportfolio:
    Guide to Electronic Submission 
    Electronic Submissions at a Glance 
    Video tutorials 
    Additional tip documents
Last Modified on October 13, 2020