National Board Field Tests

Test Drive Certification

The National Board is seeking PreK-12 teachers in most content areas, as well as college and graduate students pursuing a teaching license, to volunteer to take part in field tests of the revised National Board Certification assessment.

We are currently accepting applications to field test Component 2 and Component 3 in the Career and Technical Education certificate area. You will find the schedule for CTE field testing and operational administration below:

2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Component 1 Field Tested Component 1 Operational Component 1 Operational
Component 2 Field Tested Component 2 Operational
Component 3 Field Tested Component 3 Operational

NOTE: The ePortfolio system will be available starting April 1, 2016 until June 3, 2016 for CTE Component 2 and 3 field test participants, and Component 4 pilot test participants only. This extended deadline does not apply to active candidates.

It is not necessary to be Board certified to participate, and you may pursue certification as a candidate while taking part in the field tests.

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