National Board Certification
The highest level of certification a teacher can earn

Getting Started

Amazing Offer For New Candidates!

Now is the perfect time to start your NBCT journey. The AZ-K12 Center for Professional Development is offering to pay for all 4 components plus the cost of coaching for all new candidates who start the NBCT process this year. Candidates will need to sign up for a pre-candidacy class and institute class through AZ K-12 to qualify. Click here to sign up.

AZ K-12 Center Pre-candidacy Class Registration 

Were you unable to attend our district informational meeting? Access the presentation below.

Board Certification in Mesa

Areas of Certification
What is National Board Certification?
Information about National Board
AZ K-12 Center classes offered for National Board

Mesa Public Schools National Board Certified Teachers 2019-2020

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

The National Board Process

Advancing the Teaching Process Pod-Cast

AZ K-12 Center

Pre-candidacy Classes

AZ K-12 Center

Candidate Support Events

AZ K-12 Center

Funding Assistance

AZ K-12 Center


AZ K-12 Center

Board Certification in MPS

Mesa Public Schools is committed to supporting you in the process of becoming Board Certified by offering pre-candidacy classes, monthly coaching meetings with a district NBCT, along with financial support. When you become Board Certified, the district gives a generous stipend plus adds to your yearly salary while you are Board Certified. To find out more about how we can help you get started or to have questions answered, contact Lauren Cluff (

Mesa NBCT Network