Through Arizona’s Master Teacher Program, funding assistance is available for Arizona teachers who wish to pursue National Board Certification. For the 2015-2016 cycle of National Board Certification, funding assistance is available for first time, continuing, and renewal candidates. Educators interested in applying for the Arizona K12 Center’s funding assistance must meet the requirements set forth by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (i.e., hold a bachelor’s degree, completed three full years of teaching/counseling experience, possess a valid state teaching/counseling license for that period of time, be within their renewal window, etc.). Click here to connect with NBPTS for more information.
Funding assistance applications will be accepted during the three funding assistance windows listed below, and all applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Funding decisions will be made within 7 days of application submission during one of these windows:
First window: May 21 – June 21, 2015
Second window: July 13 – August 30, 2015
Third window: October 5 – November 29, 2015
In addition to meeting NBPTS qualifying criteria, educators interested in applying for funding assistance should meet the additional criteria below that aligns to their funding application level.
Pursuing National Board Certification is an experience like no other. While rigorous, it is one that brings great rewards. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org should you have any questions about the funding assistance application process. The Arizona K12 Center looks forward to supporting you on your journey towards National Board Certification!