Certificates, Instructions, and Scoring Guides for Retake Candidates

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Retake candidates are those who began the certification process prior to the 2014-15 candidate cycle.

General Information for Retake Candidates:

ePortfolio

During the portfolio submission window, you will submit your material online at nbpts.nesinc.com/Home.aspx. Note: You registered and created an account in the ePortfolio system in a prior year, you must use your existing login credentials to sign in. Your ePortfolio account is separate from your National Board account.

2016-17 Submission Window: April 1 – May 17, 2017
*All submissions are due by 11:59 p.m. Central time.

ePortfolio Resources
The Guide to Electronic Submission will help guide you in preparing your material for electronic submission and in using the ePortfolio system. For additional resources such as FAQ’s, technical guides, tips, and videos, visit the ePortfolio page of our website.

Assessment Center Testing

During the testing window, you can schedule a testing appointment online at pearsonvue.com/NBPTS  or by phone at 1-888-288-3028, Monday – Friday from 7am – 7pm, CST. Note: Candidates with approved testing accommodations must call the Accommodations Program Coordinator at 1-888-288-3028 to schedule an appointment.

2016-17 Testing Window: March 1 – June 15, 2017

Assessment Center Resources
The Assessment Center Policy and Guidelines will help guide you in preparing your material for electronic submission and in using the ePortfolio system. For additional resources such as FAQ’s and tutorials, visit the Assessment Center Testing page of our website.

Score Release

Scores will be released on or before December 31, 2017

Certificates, Standards, Guides and Instructions

The table below provides certificate-specific instructions, standards and resources for retake candidates. Please carefully select your certificate and specialty area as applicable.
NOTICE: If you started the process in 2013-14 or earlier, prior to the revisions to the certification process, the standards below are accurate for your candidacy.

Certificate Areas

Portfolio Instructions
Part 2

Scoring Guides
Part 2

Evaluation of Evidence Guides

Applicable Standards

Discipline

Developmental Level

Art Early and Middle Childhood
(ages 3-12)
Link to Instructions Link to Guide Link to Evaluation of Evidence Early Childhood and Middle Childhood/Art
Art Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood
(ages 11-18+)
Link to Instructions Link to Guide Link to Evaluation of Evidence Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood/Art
Career and Technical Education Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood
(ages 11-18+)
Link to Instructions Link to Guide Link to Evaluation of Evidence Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood/Career and Technical Education

Only for Candidates who applied in 2013-14 or earlier, prior to the revisions to the certification process.

English as a New Language Early and Middle Childhood
(ages 3-12)
Link to Instructions Select Your Specialty:

Link to Evaluation of Evidence English as a New Language, 2nd Edition
English as a New Language Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood
(ages 11-18+)
Link to Instructions Select Your Specialty:

Link to Evaluation of Evidence English as a New Language, 2nd Edition
English Language Arts Early Adolescence
(ages 11-15)
Link to Instructions Link to Guide Link to Evaluation of Evidence English Language Arts, 2nd Edition

Only for Candidates who applied in 2013-14 or earlier, prior to the revisions to the certification process.

English Language Arts Adolescence and Young Adulthood
(ages 14-18+)
Link to Instructions Link to Guide Link to Evaluation of Evidence English Language Arts, 2nd Edition

Only for Candidates who applied in 2013-14 or earlier, prior to the revisions to the certification process.

Exceptional Needs Specialist Early Childhood through Young Adulthood
(ages birth-21+)
Link to Instructions Link to Guide Link to Evaluation of Evidence Exceptional Needs, 2nd Edition
Generalist Early Childhood
(ages 3-8)
Link to Instructions Link to Guide Link to Evaluation of Evidence Early Childhood Generalist, 3rd Edition
Generalist Middle Childhood
(ages 7-12)
Link to Instructions Link to Guide Link to Evaluation of Evidence Middle Childhood Generalist, 3rd Edition
Health Education Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood
(ages 11-18+)
Link to Instructions Link to Guide Link to Evaluation of Evidence Health Education
Library Media Early Childhood through Young Adulthood
(ages 3-18+)
Link to Instructions Link to Guide Link to Evaluation of Evidence Library Media, 2nd Edition
Literacy: Reading-Language Arts Early and Middle Childhood
(ages 3-12)
Link to Instructions Link to Guide Link to Evaluation of Evidence Literacy: Reading-Language Arts, 2nd Edition
Mathematics Early Adolescence
(ages 11-15)
Link to Instructions Link to Guide Link to Evaluation of Evidence Mathematics
Mathematics Adolescence and Young Adulthood
(ages 14-18+)
Link to Instructions Link to Guide Link to Evaluation of Evidence Mathematics
Music Early and Middle Childhood
(ages 3-12)
Link to Instructions Link to Guide Link to Evaluation of Evidence Music
Music Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood
(ages 11-18+)
Link to Instructions Link to Guide Link to Evaluation of Evidence Music
Physical Education Early and Middle Childhood
(ages 3-12)
Link to Instructions Link to Guide Link to Evaluation of Evidence Physical Education, 1st Edition

Only for Candidates who applied in 2013-14 or earlier, prior to the revisions to the certification process.

Physical Education Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood
(ages 11-18+)
Link to Instructions Link to Guide Link to Evaluation of Evidence Physical Education, 1st Edition

Only for Candidates who applied in 2013-14 or earlier, prior to the revisions to the certification process.

School Counseling Early Childhood through Young Adulthood
(ages 3-18+)
Link to Instructions Link to Guide Link to Evaluation of Evidence School Counseling
Science Early Adolescence
(ages 11-15)
Link to Instructions Link to Guide Link to Evaluation of Evidence Science, 2nd Edition

Only for Candidates who applied in 2013-14 or earlier, prior to the revisions to the certification process.

Science Adolescence and Young Adulthood
(ages 14-18+)
Link to Instructions Link to Guide Link to Evaluation of Evidence Science, 2nd Edition

Only for Candidates who applied in 2013-14 or earlier, prior to the revisions to the certification process.

Social Studies-History Early Adolescence
(ages 11-15)
Link to Instructions Link to Guide Link to Evaluation of Evidence Social Studies-History, 2nd Edition
Social Studies-History Adolescence and Young Adulthood
(ages 14-18+)
Link to Instructions Link to Guide Link to Evaluation of Evidence Social Studies-History, 2nd Edition
World Languages Early Adolescence though Young Adulthood
(ages 11-18+)
Link to Instructions Link to Guide Link to Evaluation of Evidence World Languages, 2nd Edition