(Web links open in a new page.)The CMS National Board Support Program is located @ Spaugh Professional Development Center (PDC), 1901 Herbert Spaugh Lane, Charlotte, NC, 28208.This wiki will be updated this summer with additional information for 2018-2019 candidates.
Information Sessions for New or Potential Initial 2018-2019 Candidates - Visit the Information Sessions page of this wiki for dates and times of upcoming information sessions and webinars. You may also view a recording and PowerPoint to introduce you to the National Board Certification process.

Canvas Courses - Visit the Canvas Courses page of this wiki for enrollment keys to Canvas courses to assist you with candidate registration, locating and using National Board materials, creating a timeline for success, and completing the components of the certification process.

Important Information for WLOE (World Language) Candidates - WLOE candidates —must now pass ACTFL writing and speaking proficiency tests. — More information is available on the World Language Prerequisite page of this wiki.

Important Deadlines - Carefully review the important deadlines for 2017-2018 candidates on the Deadlines page of this wiki.

Summer 2018 Support Sessions - Summer support sessions will be offered for initial and retake candidates. For registration and additional information regarding the summer support sessions, visit the Study Groups page in the National Board section of this wiki
Information about 2018-2019 study groups will be available later this summer.Candidate study groups for initial and renewal candidates will be held monthly on selected Saturdays from September through May at the Spaugh Professional Development Center. For registration and additional information regarding the study groups, visit the Study Groups page in the National Board section of this wiki.

Pay Differential - If you have questions about the 12% pay differential, review the salary schedules posted on the CMS website at http://www.cms.k12.nc.us/Jobs/Pages/Compensation.aspx . You may also view salary information, including FAQs, on the DPI website at http://dpi.state.nc.us/fbs/finance/salary/ . If you have questions about whether or not your non-teaching position qualifies for the 12% pay differential, contact your Licensure Case Manager in CMS Human Resources.

Support Program Information - Visit the Support Program Overview page of this candidate wiki for information on our support program for initial, retake, and renewal CMS candidates.

Candidate Resources - Visit the Resources page of this wiki for links to the National Board website, DPI, and for information about differentiated instruction.

CMS Candidate Information Form - Download, complete, and submit the CMS Candidate Information Form so that we can communicate with you regarding our candidate support program and updates from National Board and DPI. This form must be completed and submitted each year that you are a candidate in CMS.

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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