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Congratulations to the 50 new NBCTs
and 101 NBCTs Maintained their
National Board Certification in 2023!

Over 700 educators across NY are currently pursuing
National Board Certification!

Special thanks to NBPTS, NYSED, NYSUT, NYS Teacher Centers, Districts,
BOCES and facilitators and their friends and families for their support.

NBCTs In the News
Glenmont teacher Dana DiGiansante earns National Board Certification  Bethlehem CSD 

Visit our NBCNY Shop  for NBCT merchandise

NBPTS Professional Learning Facilitator Training 

     Take your next step as an NBCT! 

These live virtual sessions provide helpful knowledge and skills to those

seeking to facilitate and support educators’ professional learning and pursuing the National Board Certification process.   The sessions are interactive and some outside reading will be required.

All materials will be provided electronically.

Sponsored by: NBCNY

Dates:  Jan. 23 and Jan 30, and Feb 13, 2024
Time:    6:30-8:30 pm
Fee:       $119


CTLE hours:  9 hrs (3 hrs of outside learning)
NBCT Facilitators: Sarah Duke and Annette Romano

Flyer with more information

Starting in January!

NBCNY's  Featured NBCT
Gary Samuel Bogle

..."Currently, instruction, which is predominantly linguistic and mathematical intelligences, and high-stakes testing are prioritized over the well being of educators (administrators and teachers) and students. That being said, demonstrating that I am an accomplished (effective) teacher is a prerequisite to being worthy of writing education policy for our nation."..


"I want to support educators who choose to be trailblazers on the road to becoming a NBCT. This is one way that I can improve the teaching profession and the learning for students."


Read More about Gary's Why


Gary Samuel Bogle, NBCT 2022

Exceptional Needs Specialist

New York City Public Schools


The Albert Shanker grant was established to defray the costs of National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS)* certification to eligible New York State public school teachers. The New York State Education Department through the Albert Shanker Grant makes funding available to support eligible New York State public school teachers seeking their first National Board Certification. See NYSED Website for details!


NYSED Albert Shanker Grant

Candidate Application Period Is Open for 2023-24

NYSED Candidate Reimbursement

Remember if you received the NYSED Albert Shanker Grant as you started your NBC journey, notify NYSED using the directions for candidate reimbursement for the cost of your first component ($475) paid for out of pocket.  Follow the directions! You need to take the initiative!

NBPTS Homeroom: Homeroom is a new hub of sequenced resources designed to help you navigate your Board certification journey, whether you are just starting or have already completed components. You will see suggested timelines that will help you manage your time throughout your process.

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Regional Stories from the field

This collection of stories demonstrates the impact NBCTs are having in each of the 7 NYS regions.  Read to learn how NBCTs are contributing to the profession and their impact on colleagues and students. 

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The National Board for

Professional Teaching Standards recognized NBCNY and 20 other National Board Networks that model excellence in support of the National Board’s mission

NBCNY is an approved Sponsor of NYSED Continuing Teacher Leader Education (CTLE) hours.


The National Board Council of New York (NBCNY) is an affiliate network of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS). 

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