Through Arizona’s Master Teacher Program, funding assistance is available for Arizona teachers who wish to pursue National Board Certification. For the 2016-2017 cycle of National Board Certification, funding assistance is available for first time and continuing 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, etc.). Click here to connect with NBPTS for more information.
Funding assistance applications will be accepted during the funding assistance window 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 these windows:
Continuing Candidate Window: April 16 – August 15, 2016
New Candidate Window: May 15 – November 4, 2016
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!