Recognizing NY's Newest NBCTs!

April 5, 2022

NBCNY's Virtual Educator Summit: Fostering Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Saturday, March 12th, 8:30am-12pm

This is an online event.

All educators are invited to attend this free conference! Melissa Collins, PhD and NBCT is the keynote speaker. Registration is required to receive an email with session choices and Zoom links. Participants will receive a 3.5 hour CTLE certificate with membership to NBCNY. Register here.

NBCT Recognition Event

On behalf of New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) and New York State Education Department (NYSED), we invite you to join us for a virtual event recognizing NY’s newest National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs) on April 5, 2022 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. We will hear remarks from NYSUT Executive Vice President Jolene DiBrango, Commissioner Betty Rosa, Chancellor Lester Young, Regent Roger Tilles, and National Board for Professional Teaching Standards President and CEO, Peggy Brookins. José Vilson, NBCT, NBPTS Board of Directors, will offer closing remarks. This event will be live streamed and a recording will be viewable after the event. Please join us in congratulating all the newly achieved National Board Certified Teachers and virtually celebrating these educators' commitment to their profession.


  • Welcome and remarks from NYSUT Executive Vice President Jolene DiBrango
  • Remarks from Chancellor Lester Young, Regent Roger Tilles, and Commissioner Betty Rosa
  • Remarks from NBPTS President and CEO Peggy Brookins
  • Introduction of the new NCBTs
  • Closing remarks from José Vilson, NBCT

Candidate reimbursement for candidates who completed in December 2021 is open!

After a candidate completes the National Board process, the candidate will be reimbursed for the cost of their first component paid for out of pocket provided that the candidate did not receive any form of reimbursement for their first component from any source.

To receive reimbursement once the reimbursement period is open, the candidate must submit a written request via email for reimbursement to Include the following:

  • Name
  • Candidate ID #
  • year the grant was received

The candidate will receive a voucher with instructions to be completed and returned via mail. A check will then be issued from NYSED. This process may take up to 6 weeks for completion.

NOTE: Reimbursement is open ONLY for candidates who completed the National Board certification process in 2021.

The 2021-2022 Candidate Application Period for the Albert Shanker Grant Is Closed

Listing of Candidate Support Sessions and NYSUT-funded Writing Institutes

Accessible off NYSUT's National Board Certification main landing page is a listing of regional candidate support sessions and writing institutes that are funded by NYSUT. Please help us to keep these up-to-date and accurate.