Springfield Public Schools - Home

National Board Certification

Login
 
 

Great News! Funding Available for National Board Candidates!

January 30, 2012

The 2012 Window for the Illinois NBPTS Candidate Fee Subsidy will open on February 15, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. for 500 First-Time Illinois Candidates!

The National Board Resource Center (NBRC) at Illinois State University is excited to announce that the 2012 Window for the Illinois NBPTS Candidate Fee Subsidy is ready to open on Tuesday, February 15, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.

GREAT NEWS! Funding is available for 500 first time candidates to receive the Illinois NBPTs Candidate Fee Subsidy of $2,000. The number of candidates may increase if additional funding becomes available, so continue to watch our website for regular updates.

Before the application date, we encourage you to read and become familiar with the details and links provided below. Take the time to read the short and very helpful ‘Common Errors’ and ‘Helpful Hints’ documents. These will help guide you to completing the online application.

Details about the Application Process
February 15, 2012 at 10:00 AM - May 15, 2012 at 4:30 PM

Step 1: Register at NBPTS and pay the $65 registration fee online www.nbpts.org

Step 2: Apply online for the Illinois NBPTS Candidate Fee Subsidy (nbrc.illinoisstate.edu)

Step 3: Once your name is on the Approved List, return to the NBPTS site and pay the
non- refundable $500 by May 30.

Available Links
· Illinois NBPTS Candidate Fee Subsidy Application will be ONLINE!

· Helpful Hints to help candidates complete the online Illinois Candidate Fee Subsidy Application.

· Common Errors Document to help candidates complete the online Illinois Candidate Fee subsidy application accurately.

· Approved List for the Illinois NBPTS Candidate Fee Subsidy: Names of candidates who are approved to receive the $2,000 Illinois Candidate Fee Subsidy will start to be announced on Monday, February 20th at 10:00 a.m. on the NBRC website. Once candidates see their names on the Approved List, they should return to NBPTS and pay the $500 by May 30, 2012.

Application Resources for the Online Illinois NBPTS Candidate Fee
Subsidy Application

School Status Reports
Academic Warning and Early Warning Lists (2011)

50% Reduced-Priced Lunch Program Schools (2011)

NBPTS Teaching Certificate Abbreviation

Illinois Teaching Certificates Eligible for Approval

School RCDT Codes

Illinois Electronic Certification System (ECS)—Find your Teaching Certificate Number.