The National Board Resource Center at Illinois State University was established by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards in 1999. It is one of the five national centers charged with advancing teacher quality and student learning through National Board Certification. Find resources for National Board candidates, mentors and teachers.
This official site for the National Board for Professional Teaching Standartds provides Iinformation for teachers, candidates, mentors, administrators, parents and community members about the benefits of National Board Certification, the journey towards certification, and the assessment process.
The Five Core Propositions, as stated on the NBPTS.org website, "form the foundation and frame the rich amalgram of knowledge, skills, dispositions and beliefs that charaterize National BOard Certified Teachers (NBCTs)."
The Kankakee ROE provides resources for National Board Certified mentors, professional development opportunities for NBCTs and information about National Board stipends and mentor compensation.