"Be the One" ALNBCT Network Conference coming in January!

“Be the One” ALNBCT Network Conference coming in January!

The annual Alabama NBCT Network Conference will be held on Saturday, January 27th at Homewood Middle School. The theme of this year’s conference is “Be the One.” The conference will feature four “Ignite” speakers from the elementary through college level. These speakers are sure to spark your passion and renew your spirit! There will also […]

ALNBCT Conference Call for Proposals

We know our Shelby County NBCTs have some great ideas that need to be shared! Please, consider a proposal for presentation at this year’s Alabama NBCT Network Annual Conference, which will be on January 27, 2018. If you are interested, click on the link below to complete the form. Proposals are due September 8.   […]

Renewal Session In Birmingham Next Week

Dr. Melissa Shields and Dr. Pamela Harman will host a review of the renewal process next Tuesday in Birmingham. See more details below, and please help spread the word!     NBCT Renewal Review Session Tuesday, September 5, 4:30-6:30 Lincoln Professional Development Center 901 9th Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35204 Register on Chalkable: UABRIC01148

Sharing the benefits of becoming an NBCT

As NBCTs in Shelby County, we want to share the benefits of National Board certification with our faculty, administrators and colleagues. Feel free to utilize the recently uploaded presentations located on the Resources page if you want to share information about pursuing board certification. Shelby County NBCT Resources  

Application for State Grant Due September 15

ALSDE will award 150 first-time candidate teacher grants of $1900 this year! Eligibility •3 years of experience •Apply for and pass Alabama screening process •Create National Board Certified Teachers account •Pay $75 registration for each component Deadline for applications is September 15, 2017 Application is available at www.alsde.edu Click Department Offices Click Office of Teaching […]

ALNBCT Board Members with Rep. Danny Garrett (District 44).

NBCT Hill Day 2017

ALNBCT Hill Day 2017 was a huge success! We had the opportunity to meet with many of our state legislators and advocate for both the stipend and additional support for the regional in-service centers. We are hoping to increase the amount of funding for the centers so that more scholarships can be provided for next […]

Shelby County Celebrates NBCTs

Shelby County Celebrates NBCTs

Shelby County NBCTs gathered on Tuesday, February 21st for our annual NBCT Day. It was a day of learning, networking and collaboration. In addition to a wonderful breakfast, sponsored by Kendall Williams and the Shelby County Education Foundation, attendees enjoyed workshops focused on some of the newest education trends. We hope to see some of […]

Scholarships Available!

The State Department of Education is making available several scholarships for those who wish to pursue National Board certification. Click on the link below for the memo from State Superintendent of Education, Michael Sentance, regarding the availability of scholarships to help NBPTS Candidates cover the cost of component fees.  The document also contains an application that […]

Congrats to our Renewed NBCTs!

The following Shelby County Schools teachers renewed their National Board certificates this past year. We are so proud of our #phenomenAL NBCTs! Anne Betbeze-Calera Intermediate School Sheikla Blount-Columbiana Middle School Janet Butterfield-Oak Mountain Elementary School Christine Sexton-Forest Oaks Elementary School Kristi Turner-Oak Mountain Middle School Myra Watson-Oak Mountain Intermediate School  

Support for NBCT Candidates

The University of Montevallo provides support for National Board candidates through its Regional In-Service Center. The first meeting for ALL potential candidates (new, returning and renewing) is September 14.  The meeting is free and for anyone who may wish to participate in this support program. Attendees should register in STI-PD and attend this first meeting. This is […]