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National Board Website
There are many resources available to you on the National Board website and the National Board section of the DPI website. Visit the Canvas Courses page of this wiki to view information in Canvas to assist you as you navigate the many resources below.

The National Board website * contains all of the information you need to choose your certification area, download your materials, and begin working on the National Board Certification or renewal process. Be sure to review the Guide to National Board Certification before registering as a candidate. (When the site loads, scroll down to access the link to the Guide.)

View the detailed component instructions, NBPTS Standards, and other information for your certification area in the Candidate Section of the National Board website. Also read the Scoring Guide and the General Portfolio Instructions at this website.

NC DPI National Board Website
Visit the National Board section of the DPI website for information on the loan and the 12% pay differential.

National Board & NC Professional Teaching Standards
The National Board Core Propositions correlate closely to the North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards.
View or print the correlations:


Differentiation of Instruction
If you would like to increase your knowledge of differentiated instruction, visit the Differentiation section of this wiki for information about self-paced online courses, face-to-face courses, and links to resources. This may be helpful as you prepare to complete Component 2, Differentiation in Instruction.

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.


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