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New York State now has 2,298 NBCTs
Celebrate the 73 new NBCTs
and 137 NBCTs Maintained their NBC!
730 educators are currently pursuing
National Board Certification!
Special thanks to NYSED, NYSUT, NYS Teacher Centers, Districts,

BOCES and facilitators for their support.

New NBPTS NY State Profile -share this with an interested administrator!

NBCNY's  Featured NBCT
David Amidon



I believe that teachers really do need to be involved in learning communities to flourish. However, I realized that these do not have to always be formally selected programs or identified PLCs, they can be a group of people taking a class, teachers who meet up at a conference, or even just sharing with peers on a normal day.

Read More about David's Reflection on Pursuing  NBC!

David Amidon, NBCT      NYS Master Teacher Emeritus 

Early Adolescence Science

La Fayette CSD 

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.


NYSED Albert Shanker Grant Candidate Application Period Is Open for 2022-23


Applications will continue to be accepted through February 28, 2023 or until funds are exhausted, whichever comes first.   New York State Education Department will accept applications for the 2022-2023 Albert Shanker Grant program for National Board for Professional Teaching certification.

 Enhance your Facilitation Skills

NBCNY hears from many NBCTs that they enjoy guiding educators through the NBC journey as the next step in their career.  Over the last 2 decades NBCNY has trained about 25% of NYS's NBCTs to take on the PLF role as an entry point into teacher leadership.  

Learn how to support candidates in Component Review and Start a Cohort

See Workshops Page for more information.

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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

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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. 

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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