Introduction to NBPTS Candidacy

Graduate Education Walker School of Education

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Introduction to NBPTS Candidacy

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Walker School of Education


The Midland Teacher Candidate (MTC) will become acquainted with the process for applying for “Candidacy” for National Board of Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) Certification and begin to examine, in detail, the MTC’s teaching practices. The MTC will learn how to organize and obtain the resources for aligning practices with the Standards and engage in meaningful discussions with the cohort/learning community about effective teaching. The MTC will understand the Five Core Propositions and assess readiness and commitment level for applying for National Certification and develop a personal set of goals and timeline for the application and submission process. The MTC will practice required skills for successful application to NBPTS certification.



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