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NBPTS Jump Start Seminar

National Board Jump Start is a training that provides early support to National Board candidates to help them understand and be successful in the certification process.

Jump Start is led by a fun and dynamic training team of National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs). Presenter Cathy (Clee) Lee is a National Board Certified Teacher, a National Board Jump Start Trainer, and a member of the Jump Start Redesign team. She has over 35 years of teaching experience and recently retired from MNPS. Our second presenter, Meredith Sohrabi, is a National Board Certified Teacher in the certificate area of Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/Early and Middle Childhood. Ms. Sohrabi has 20 years of teaching experience and currently teaches third grade.

The training will be on Friday, October 25 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. covers: Foundations – NBCT Standards and Process overview. The training on Saturday, October 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. covers: Component 2 – Differentiation in Instruction and Component 3 – Teaching Practice and Learning Environment. Save the Date: November 9, 2019 for Part Two of this training. (Components 1 & 4)


Both members and non-members are invited to participate. Seating is limited to the first 50 registrants.

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 06:00 to Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 04:30

Please use our online registraiton form to reserve your spot by the deadline of Friday, October 11, 2019.