Welcome National Board Candidates. Sign in. Pick up name tag and your Candidate Information Form. Correct/Complete Information (If all information is correct, write OK at the top of the page) Place your photo on the front table provided. Pick up one of each item at the front.
Pick up name tag and your Candidate Information Form.
Correct/Complete Information (If all information is correct, write OK at the top of the page)
Place your photo on the front table provided.
Pick up one of each item at the front.
Sit with your division.
8:45- 9:30 Establishing Professional Norms
9:30-10:00 Breaking Down the Standards
10:15-10:45 Getting Started
10:45-11:30 Breaking Down the Entries
11:30-12:00 Assessment Center & Timeline
12:00-12:15 September Homework/ ???
Heather Bumgarner,MC/Gen, Hanover
Harvey Stone, AYA/History-SS, Henrico
Sylvia Mullen,CTE, Richmond
Angelique Clarke, AYA/History-SS, Chesterfield
What procedures will govern meeting attendance?
What procedures will govern our dialogue with each other?
What do you expect from other team members/candidates?
How do we want to enforce our professional norms?
Attend all META support sessions.
Complete all assignments.
Support future candidates for at least 2 years after achieving National Board Certification.
In Part I: General Portfolio Instructions, read the sections entitled “Understanding Your Portfolio Entries” and “Following Policies and Guidelines (pages 1-11 to 1-15).
Using post-it notes and/or highlighters, identify critical information you need to remember as you go through the process.
Develop a “to do” list.
Print All of these if you haven’t already done so!
Also, print part I of Scoring Guide.
Bring all to each workshop!
Complete Breaking Down Entry and Entry Prompt Sheet for Readers forms for the all four entries.
Use all of the resources we just mentioned
Personalize and make it meaningful.
Entry Prompt Sheet: Phrase questions for your readers
After completing these two forms for each entry you should be able to confidently summarize what you are required to do.
These documents are your “Cheat Sheet/Detailed Summary” that are intended to guide you for the next three months. Time devoted to completed these forms, is time well spent.
Internalize these like you should internalize your standards.
3 Parts(do you have them all?)
1. Understanding/Interpreting Scores
(print it if you haven’t already)
2. Understanding and Applying Scoring Criteria
3. Evaluation of Evidence
(not a labeled part of the guide)
60% Portfolio Entries(Four Entries)
Entries 1, 2, & 3 are classroom based = 16% each
Entry 4 Documented Accomplishments = 12 %
40% Assessment Center Exercises
Six tests = 6.66%
September Writing to Achieve
October Videotaping Workshop
November Student Work Sample &
January NBCT Coaching Sessions
February NBCT Coaching Sessions
March Packing Party
April Assessment Center Workshop
You need complete the “Making Time” sheet AFTER you complete the Breaking Down the Entry forms.
Establish a realistic amount of time that it will take you complete the tasks required.
Example: Do you have to collect data overtime?
Example: Do you need to start a documented accomplishment in September?
Example: How much time do I need to study for assessment center number 4?
Take into consideration our workshop schedule, but realize that you may and should start entries before we discuss them.
Personal Timeline continued…
Will there be snow? Did you leave enough time for a backup plan?
Using the “Making Time” sheet plug the information into your calendar.
We will collect the “Making Time” sheet trusting that you have used it in your “calendar.” This may be your Blackberry, plan book, desk calendar, wallet calendar, etc. If you don’t use a calendar you will need one for this process.
You should consider and include:
Assessment Center Preparation
Complete “Breaking Down the Entry” and “Prompt Sheet for Readers” forms for all entries.
Complete the “Making Time” sheet and plug the information into your calendar.
Complete Guided Writing Activity.
Regularly access the CTL website.
Sign up for the NBC Support Listserv and post a brief message introducing yourself.
Read and return signed Candidate/Facilitator Agreement Form.
For those who want VCU graduate credit, return completed registration form no later than 8/15.
Ed.S. Degree in Teacher Leadership
Fall Semester: TEDU 602 National Board Certification I (3 credits)
Spring Semester: TEDU 702 National Board Certification II (3 credits)
Carefully read course syllabus and scoring rubric.
Will receive an incomplete for TEDU 602 until May 2012
Cost: $954.00 per course