National Board Home Stretch
Participants eligible to attend: 2020-21 candidates working on their National Board Certification for submission in Spring 2021
WEA's National Board Home Stretch takes place just before the National Board portfolio is due, when candidates are getting ready to focus their attention on final revisions.
At Home Stretch, small like-certificate groups meet with one NBCT Facilitator to read and provide standards-based feedback on the written commentary for Components 2, 3, or 4 using a specially designed protocol. We do our best to have NBCTs in the same certificate area as candidates; however, that’s not always possible based on registration numbers and facilitator availability.
During the morning part of the agenda, candidates receive feedback on Component 2, 3 or 4 written commentary. In the afternoon segment, they can opt for feedback on a second component or testing center (Component 1) preparation.
Supported Work Groups: Dedicated work time is also an option, staffed by NBCTs to answer questions and provide support.
- Date: Saturday, April 24
- Time: 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (with 30-minute lunch break)
- Format: Online via the Zoom platform
- Structure: There will be two feedback opportunities – one in morning, one in the afternoon
- Eligibility: This event will only be open to WEA members
- Clock Hours: 6 hours for all day, 3 hours for one session (morning, afternoon)
- Cost: $20 flat registration (morning and/or afternoon sessions)
Registration closes at 5 p.m. April 12.
This training is only available to WEA members. If you are a non-member and would like to join please contact your Local Association/UniServ Council to sign up for membership. You will need your WEA membership ID number in order to complete your registration below. If you are having difficulty locating your WEA number, please email Arlyn Palomo with your full name, school district and workplace. Please allow a minimum of 48 business hours for a response.
Question on registration or logistics? Email WEA Staff Arlyn Palomo. Program questions? Email Mark Woolsey. Any other questions? Email WEA Certification Specialist Jim Meadows.
Once you have completed the registration and payment process our online system will send you an email confirmation. Please print and save the email confirmation.
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