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National Board Certification Programs

WKU NBPTS PROGRAMS – Spring 2018

Workshops and programs offered at Western Kentucky University to support National Board Candidates.

The following workshops and programs are offered at Western Kentucky University for Spring 2018:

  • WKU NBPTS Entry Review Sessions for Initial Certification Candidates©
  • WKU Renewal Entry Review Sessions

If you have questions about any of these programs, please feel free to contact Lynn Hines at Lynn.Hines@wku.edu.

WKU NBPTS Entry Review Sessions for NBCT Initial Certification Candidates and NBCT Renewal Candidates©

Entry Review Sessions provide a forum for National Board Candidates to receive feedback from National Board Certified Teachers.  We are currently providing support services in face-to-face sessions and reading entries submitted through email. 

  • Face-to-face sessions will be held at Bowling Green High School February 10, March 3, and April 14, 2018 from 9 am (CT) to 1 pm (CT) for both initial and renewal candidates. Fee: $35.00 (free to candidates who attended the WKU Jumpstart in September 2017) Registration Link
  • A NBCT will electronically read and review each entry providing feedback.  Allow at least a week for results. If requested, a face-to-face meeting or a SKYPE session will be scheduled after the review is completed.  Fee: $35.00 (free to candidates who attended the WKU Jumpstart in September 2017) Registration Link

What should be submitted for electronic or face-to-face reviews of entries?

Contextual factors form

Commentary that has been annotated with the following;

  • Type the questions being answered
  • Highlight all analytical comments
  • Send any paper evidence required for the entry
  • If possible, send video(s) required for the entry

The above items are as much for your benefit as for the reviewer.  It is a form of self-check for you. Also, refer to rubric (s) provided by NBPTS as you self-check. Reviewers will be doing the same.

Note: documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) require Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher to view,
download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Note: documents in Excel format (XLS) require Microsoft Viewer,
download excel.

Note: documents in Word format (DOC) require Microsoft Viewer,
download word.

Note: documents in Powerpoint format (PPT) require Microsoft Viewer,
download powerpoint.

Note: documents in Quicktime Movie format [MOV] require Apple Quicktime,
download quicktime.

 
 Last Modified 1/18/18