(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.
Information Sessions for New or Potential Initial 2017-2018 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 two Canvas courses to assist you with candidate registration, locating and using National Board materials, and creating a timeline for success.

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 on the Deadlines page of this wiki.

2017-2018 Candidate Study Groups - 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
Follow the directions below so that we may respond to your questions or provide additional information about National Board Certification and the CMS National Board Support Program.




Use the navigation on the left to access other pages of this National Board Candidate wiki. We regret that we cannot provide support to National Board candidates who are not CMS employees.

Follow us on Twitter Twitter_Logo_Blue.png @CMS_TeacherPD #CMSNB