This program is designed for teachers seeking National Board Certification who want to spend time with other candidates and trained NBCT facilitators to receive focused, extended guidance through each component.
Native Hawaiian educators who teach at, or are planning to teach at, a Hawaii Department of Education or public charter school can apply for financial assistance as they work toward National Board Certification.
The Hawaii State Teachers Association, in collaboration with Kamehameha Schools Hoolaukoa Educational Systems and Strategies, offers NEA Jump Start as a way to support candidates as they navigate their way through this complex process.
In the coming weeks, we may be asking for your help to submit and deliver testimony. Each committee announces their agenda with just 48 hours notice, so expect to receive requests last-minute.
National Board Certification was designed to develop, retain and recognize accomplished teachers and generate ongoing improvement in schools nationwide.