Covid-19 Candidate Options

This page is a clearinghouse for information and resources for candidates pursuing National Board certification and Renewal. We will continue to update documents and republish emails here — so check back regularly. Previous emails — sent since March 23 are at bottom of this page. You can also see webinar registration info and replay details.

We have built a comprehensive plan to ensure equitable opportunities for all teachers pursuing Board certification and Renewal. Those messages, sent via email, have been posted on this page.

May 28 candidate email

Clarification on Portfolio Submission Requirements Due to COVID-19

If you have questions about Component 1: Content Knowledge testing, please go to the VUE customer support page. All other questions should be addressed to National Board customer support via the webform or call us at 1-800-22TEACH.


Recent videos in support of candidates

Guidance on Portfolio Submissions for Certification

Guidance on Portfolio Submissions for Renewal

Recording Virtual Lessons

Previous Covid-19 Communications

May 18 email to National Board candidates

Guide to Candidate Options — Certification

Guide to Candidate Options — Renewal

May 11 email to National Board candidates

May 4 email to National Board candidates

April 28 email to National Board candidates

April 27 email to National Board candidates

April 24 email to National Board candidates about Component 1

April 20 email to National Board candidates and Renewal candidates

April 13 first-time candidate email

April 13 Renewal candidate email

April 6 email to candidates pursuing Board Certification

April 6 email to candidates pursuing Renewal

April 1 Update for Candidates Pursuing National Board Certification

April 1 Update for National Board Renewal Candidates

March 30 Update for Candidates Pursuing National Board Certification

March 30 Update for National Board Renewal Candidates

March 23 candidate communication

March 12 candidate communication