National Board Certification
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Do you want to become Nationally Board Certified?
The Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE), in cooperation with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), will assist teachers who are interested in applying for National Board Certification as first-time candidates. The state has been awarded funds to pay the $1,900 assessment fee required by the NBPTS for candidates meeting the following conditions:
Have three years of teaching experience.
Apply for and pass the Alabama Screening and Selection Process.
Create a National Board Certified Teachers (NBCT) account.
Be responsible for paying the remaining $75 component fee.