NBC Application Information


    Applications for the 2022-23 Cycle are now opened in HR Navigator. The application will close on June 17, 2022. All information needed for the application, including the interview, must be completed by June 30, 2022.

    The application process includes 3 letters of recommendation (one must be your current principal/supervisor), an interview, and a writing prompt.  Applications are reviewed by National Board Certified teachers who are part of AACPS National Board Support Network. 

    MSDE is no longer offering the scholarship for candidates seeking the NBCT School Counseling Certification or for teachers who are not "teachers" as defined by MSDE.  

    As defined by Maryland Education Article §6-1001

    “Teacher” – means a certified public school employee who is primarily responsible and accountable for teaching the students in the class.

    As defined by Maryland Education Article §6-1001

     “Teacher” does not include unless otherwise provided: 

    • Curriculum Specialist;

    • Instructional Aides;

    • Attendance Personnel;

    • Psychologist;

    • Social Workers;

    • Clerical Personnel;

    • An individual with a Resident Teacher Certificate; or

    • An individual with a certification for career professionals