Frequently Asked Questions
The following section is comprised of highly anticipated questions and is intended to attend to your concerns as a National Board candidate.
Is there cost for the National Board NSEA JumpStart Academy?
No, the National Board NSEA JumpStart Academy is provided at no cost to National Board candidates participating in the Nevada National Board Professional Learning Institute programming.
Is there cost for the National Board Component Learning Seminars?
Yes, the cost for the National Board Component Learning Seminars is $100. (The $100 is payable via cash, certified cashier check, or money order to the Public Education Foundation for the Nevada National Board Professional Learning Institute. The cost may be submitted at the first Component Learning Seminar or NSEA JumpStart Academy, which ever comes first for you as a candidate.)
Is the cost for the National Board Component Learning Seminars at a cost of $100 per Component?
No, the cost for the National Component Learning Seminars is $100 whether you pursue one Component or all four Components.
Do I need to attend JumpStart Academy if I have attended a JumpStart Academy previously?
If you indicated on the registration form that you have previously attended a five-day National Board JumpStart Academy, it is not required that you attend the NSEA JumpStart Academy. Please note that you are certainly welcome to attend the JumpStart Academy session(s) for the Components that you are pursuing for 2017-2018.
May I share the National Board Certification scholarship reimbursement registration link with my colleagues?
Please be encouraged to share information about National Board with your colleagues and encourage them to email us at email@example.com for additional information and opportunity. We respectfully request that the registration link is not shared with any colleagues that did not attend and sign-in at one of the NSEA National Board informational meetings. Opportunity remains for engagement in the Nevada National Board Professional Learning Institute programming and qualification for National Board Component scholarship reimbursement. Again, encourage your colleagues to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with inquiry regarding National Board Certification and the Component scholarship reimbursement(s).
Is union membership a prerequisite for engagement in the NSEA National Board and Nevada National Board Professional Learning Institute programming?
No, union membership is not a prerequisite for National Board Certification support. You are highly encouraged to contact NSEA to inquire about the benefits of membership. Engagement in the NSEA National Board Program is one of the many benefits of member association and engagement.
Will meals be provided at the National Board JumpStart Academy and the Component Learning Seminars?
Light refreshments and water will be provided at the National Board NSEA JumpStart. You are encouraged to bring preferred, personal snacks and drink(s) to JumpStart Academy. You are also encouraged to bring personal snacks and/or breakfast or lunch items to the Component Learning Seminars; neither meals nor refreshments will not be provided at the Component Learning Seminars.
Who may I contact if I have questions about National Board Certification, JumpStart Academy, or the Component Learning Seminars?
Please be encouraged to contact us at email@example.com with any questions that you may have regarding Board Certification, JumpStart Academy, or the Component Learning Seminars.