SynergyEd's National Boards 2016-2017 Support Seminar Series

​​SynergyEd  Consulting

Intensive support, from development to submission… all from the comfort of your couch! Participants will enjoy:
- Monthly, strategic support sessions (described below)
- Access to support from National Board Certified teachers and National Board trainers
- Synchronous and asynchronous webinars (facilitated through Canvas)
- Access to discussion board, small group collaboration and continuous communication with facilitators (through Canvas)

1. What is National Boards & What are MY Parameters?
Date/Time: Saturday, October 1, 2016 (4:00-6:00pm)
Most candidates are unsuccessful for 1 simple reason: NOT thoroughly learning the process.  This session will focus on:
- The advantages of becoming a NBCT (National Board Certified Teacher)
- National Board 3.0: What are the newest changes to the process and how do they affect YOU?
- Becoming familiar with National Boards Standards
- Becoming familiar with guidelines for one’s specific certification area

*Guilford: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 (4:30-6:30pm)
*Online: Saturday, October 1, 2016 (11:00am-1:00pm EST)

 2. Where do I start?
Date/Time: Saturday, October 15, 2016 (4:00pm-6:00pm)

- What needs to be done now and what can be added to the “Pace” list?
- Creating a personalized timeline for the process
*Guilford: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 (4:30-6:30pm)
*Online: Saturday, October 15, 2016 (11:00am-1:00pm EST)


3. Picking Smarter, NOT Harder: How to Choose Focus Students & Classes (Component 2 focus)
Date/Time: Saturday, November 19, 2016 (4:00pm-6:00pm)

- This session will teach candidates how to systematically choose students & classes for components

*Guilford: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 (4:30-6:30pm)

*Online: Saturday, November 19, 2016 (11:00am-1:00pm EST)

4. Capturing YOUR Best: How to Videotape (Component 3 focus)
Date/Time: Saturday, December 10, 2016 (4:00pm-6:00pm)

- This session will cover HOW and WHAT to videotape for each required component.

*Guilford: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 (4:30-6:30pm)
*Online: Saturday, December 10, 2016 (11:00am-1:00pm EST)


5. NBCT Writing: How is it different from other common writing (ALL Components)
Date/Time: Saturday, January 21, 2017 (4:00pm-6:00pm)

- This session will help candidates focus their lens on the type of writing required by the National Board process

*Guilford: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 (4:30-6:30pm)

*Online: Saturday, January 21, 2017 (11:00am-1:00pm EST)

6. Self-Critiquing for Success: How to vet your own work
Date/Time: Saturday, February 18, 2017 (4:00pm-6:00pm)

- By becoming equipped to skillfully vet your own work, you can decrease the need (and dependency) on getting critiques from others.  This session will teach candidates how to become their best ally in meeting the National Boards standards. 

*Guilford: Wednesday, February 8, 2017 (4:30-6:30pm)
*Online: Saturday, February 18, 2017 (11:00am-1:00pm EST)


7. Unit assistance from certified teachers & support coaches  (Component 1 focus)
Date/Time: Saturday, March 18, 2017 (4:00pm-6:00pm)

- National Board-certified teachers and support coaches will be available to answer questions and help candidates vet their entries
*Guilford: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 (4:30-6:30pm)
*Online: Saturday, March 18, 2017 (11:00am-1:00pm EST)

8. How to be an “Assessment Center Assassin”
Date/Time: Saturday, April 22, 2017 (4:00pm-6:00pm
- Participants will be given an overview & best practice tips for tackling the assessment center process 
*Guilford: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 (4:30-6:30pm)
*Online: Saturday, April 22, 2017 (11:00am-1:00pm EST)


* District-wide sponsorship receives 20% off per participant *
          ~  Individual fee:
$249.99 Early Bird fee for 8-session series (Ends September 15th!)

          ~  Individual fee: $299.99 for 8-session series (AFTER September 15th)

-   Private vetting sessions will be available for additional fee
-   Sessions will be SYNCHRONOUS (live) and then available ASYNCHRONOUS (recording)

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