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Would you like to begin your journey to becoming a National Board Certified Teacher during the 2021-2022 school year?

The state fall subsidy window opens September 1st and closes on October 11, 2021. This subsidy pays for all fees related to the process. There is a $75 nonrefundable registration fee. This is the only cost a teacher or counselor will incur. Click here to learn more about the subsidy.

Free support is available throughout the certification process and support sessions are anticipated to begin in the middle of September.

For more information, view this updated 15-minute presentation and brief VIDEO from National Board Certified Teachers.

An informational webinar will be held on Thursday, September 9th from 7pm to 8 pm. Participants may register using this LINK.

If you have any questions, please reach out to the National Board Resource Center at (309) 438-1835 or

Thank you so much for all you do to improve teaching and student learning!

Amy Smith
Director, National Board Resource Center
Illinois State University
Normal, IL 61790
(309) 438-1835