Jump Start: Exploring NBC, Waterloo, IA (In-Person w/Hybrid Option thru Zoom) (9/27-11/1/22)

Jump Start: Exploring NBC, Waterloo, IA (In-Person w/Hybrid Option thru Zoom) (9/27-11/1/22)

Sep 27th

September 17, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
September 27, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
October 15, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
November 1, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Course #: LR 288:730
Number of License Renewal Credit Hours: 1
Instructors: Pam Schmidt & Kristi Keast
Registration Deadline: September 27th @ 5:00 p.m.


Offering Jump Start (National Board foundations) class through a hybrid option.
Instructors will be In-Person at the Waterloo Regional Office with those able to attend in-person, and others attending through Zoom meeting.
Join us for this foundational class to guide you as you begin your National Board journey!

Jump Start: Exploring National Board Certification
is a 1-credit hour course designed to:
  • Focus on the Body of Knowledge and strategies needed to be an accomplished teacher;
  • Provide teachers and counselors considering National Board Certification with important information about the certification process;
  • Time to examine component and Assessment Center requirements;
  • The opportunity to plan how to meet requirements;
  • Time to collaborate and reflect on professional practice; and
  • Gather resources and information needed to pursue certification.

All in a supportive, constructive, and collegial environment! Teachers who attain National Board Certification will be eligible to earn $2500 annually for up to 10 years, as well as state subsidized funding for the registration fees.

This class is available for License Renewal credit or Audit.
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