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The CMS National Board Support Program is located @ Spaugh Professional Development Center (PDC), 1901 Herbert Spaugh Lane, Charlotte, NC, 28208. Please note that some information sessions listed below will be held at other sites.
Information Sessions for New or Potential Initial 2017-2018 Candidates
Have you completed three years of teaching, school counseling, or media center work? Attend an Information Session to learn more about the National Board Certification process and support offered for district candidates. You only need to attend one information session.

Information Session Date
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Webinar registration link
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Webinar registration link
Friday, August 17, 2018
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Webinar registration link
August Learning Symposium
Several Information Sessions will be available at the August Learning Symposium, August 20-22. Times and locations will be announced in July.
Thursday, September 6, 2018
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Randolph Building, 4421 Stuart Andrew Blvd, Charlotte, 28217, Room 400 A & B (4236)
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Webinar registration link
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Spaugh Professional Development Center (auditorium), 1901 Herbert Spaugh Lane, Charlotte, 28208, no registration is required
*This is an early-release day for students*
Saturday, September 15, 2018
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Spaugh Professional Development Center, 1901 Herbert Spaugh Lane, Charlotte, 28208, no registration is required
Saturday, October 13, 2018
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Spaugh Professional Development Center, 1901 Herbert Spaugh Lane, Charlotte, 28208, no registration is required
Saturday, November 3, 2018
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Spaugh Professional Development Center, 1901 Herbert Spaugh Lane, Charlotte, 28208, no registration is required
Saturday, December 1, 2018
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Spaugh Professional Development Center, 1901 Herbert Spaugh Lane, Charlotte, 28208, no registration is required
Saturday, January 5, 2019
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Spaugh Professional Development Center, 1901 Herbert Spaugh Lane, Charlotte, 28208, no registration is required
Saturday, February 2, 2019
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Spaugh Professional Development Center, 1901 Herbert Spaugh Lane, Charlotte, 28208, no registration is required
Saturday, March 2, 2019
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Spaugh Professional Development Center, 1901 Herbert Spaugh Lane, Charlotte, 28208, no registration is required
Saturday, March 23, 2019
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Spaugh Professional Development Center, 1901 Herbert Spaugh Lane, Charlotte, 28208, no registration is required
Saturday, April 27, 2019
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Spaugh Professional Development Center, 1901 Herbert Spaugh Lane, Charlotte, 28208, no registration is required
Please use this link to view a recorded webinar and a copy of the presentation with click-through links. If you have questions after viewing this information, please contact Linda Yarbrough.

Review the PowerPoint from an information session and access hyperlinks to the National Board and DPI websites.


Complete a brief Google Form to be added to our CMS email list of potential initial National Board Candidates.


Additional Information

Email Linda Yarbrough at linda.yarbrough@cms.k12.nc.us if you have questions or desire additional information about National Board Certification and the CMS National Board Support Program.



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