The SCNBN is pleased to announce that it is opening for membership in the 2017-18 academic year. South Carolina has the third largest pool of National Board Certified Teachers in the nation. Our goal is to provide a network for NBCTs to collaborate, advocate, and recognize and celebrate accomplished teaching.
It is time to join together as one united voice to elevate the teaching profession in South Carolina. Don’t miss your chance to be a charter member!Membership is open to anyone who has achieved National Board Certification, current and expired ‣ Charter Membership only $25 annually ‣ Free National Board Renewal Sessions ‣ Opportunities to collaborate, advocate, and lead
Mission:The mission of the South Carolina National Board Network (SCNBN) is to advocate for the National Board Program and to recruit and support candidates in order to enhance student learning and to advance education throughout our state and nation.
STATE OF NATIONAL BOARD IN SOUTH CAROLINA
For fiscal year 2018, the SC legislature passed a new proviso. The new legislation states that candidates must apply with National Board prior to July 1, 2018, in order to be eligible for the annual $5000 supplement.
Do I qualify for the SC NBCT Salary Supplement? IMPORTANT: The General Assembly must approve this funding each year for this incentive to remain intact.
In order to assist districts in the definition of the “the classroom teacher who works with classroom teachers”, the State Department of Education offers these guidelines.
These SC educators must be:
Work with classroom teachers in an instructional or curriculum coordinator capacity
Any other school based personnel not requiring principal/administrative supervisory certification
2016 South Carolina National Board Data
428 NBCTs renewed their National Board Certification in 2016.
According to NBPTS™ South Carolina now has 8,928 total National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs).
South Carolina ranks third in the nation for total number of NBCTs behind North Carolina (20,873) and Florida (13,576).
According to NBPTS™, Richland 2 has 691 NBCTs, which ranks them 12th in the nation.
According to NBPTS™, Greenville has 686 NBCTS, which ranks them 13th in the nation.
According to NBPTS™, Charleston County has 512 NBCTs, which ranks them 19th in the nation.
According to NBPTS™, Lexington Richland School District 5 has 486 NBCTs, which ranks them 20th in the nation.
According to NBPTS™, Horry County has 461 NBCTs, which ranks them 25th in the nation.
The University of South Carolina has 1,791 alumni who have received National Board Certification, which ranks them 3rd in the nation.
Winthrop University has 892 alumni who have received National Board Certification, which ranks them 14th in the nation.
Clemson University has 878 alumni who have received National Board Certification, which ranks them 15th in the nation.
The College of Charleston has 526 alumni who have received National Board Certification, which ranks them 34th in the nation.
Clemson University had 24 alumni receive National Board Certification in 2013 ranking them 27th in the nation.
Additional data and information can be accessed here. For more information click here.
South Carolina public school minds: 750,000 strong