In order to apply for NBPTS, there are certain eligibility requirements outlined by the NBPTS. In general, teachers must:
The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) has dropped funding for support services and for stipends.
The University of Akron has worked on grant funding to assist in ONE program:
Renewal Candidates: A $500 National Board fee scholarship is available to candidates desiring to join the UA National Board cohort. Contact Barb Baltrinic at (330) 972-5427 if you are interested in becoming a member of the University of Akron National Board Cohort.
Ohio Candidate Financial Support
NBPTS is pleased to announce that funding is available through our Targeted High Need Initiative program (THNI) to help offset the cost of the assessment fee in states that do not have a formal fee subsidy program and for teachers who teach in independent/private schools and are not eligible for fee subsidy money in their states.
For funding, contact:
The Ohio Department of Education has discontinued the stipends awarded to National Board Certified Teachers. Some school districts are paying stipends or salary increases for NB certified teachers. Check with your district.