South Carolina National Board Network (SCNBN)

South Carolina has the fourth 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 become a 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

To support the South Carolina National Board Network click here. 

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.

National Board Candidates who have questions can contact the network at scnationalboardnetwork@gmail.com or may contact Jenna Hallman at CERRA (hallmanj@cerra.org). 

 

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.
  • District-Level Incentives: South Carolina school districts have the option to offer additional incentives for NBCTs and/or support for candidates. Please contact your district’s National Board liaison for information.
  • 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:
    School-based
    Non-supervisory
    Non-administrative
    Work with classroom teachers in an instructional or curriculum coordinator capacity
    Any other school based personnel not requiring principal/administrative supervisory certification

2017 South Carolina National Board Data

  • 490 NBCTs renewed their National Board Certification in 2016.
    91 Educators achieved National Board Certification in 2017.
    According to NBPTS™ South Carolina now has 8,928 total National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs).
    South Carolina ranks fourth in the nation for total number of NBCTs behind North Carolina (21,454) and Florida (13,555) and Washington (10,014).
    According to NBPTS™, Richland 2 has 700 NBCTs, which ranks them 12th in the nation.
    According to NBPTS™, Greenville has 689 NBCTS, which ranks them 13th in the nation.
    According to NBPTS™, Charleston County has 519 NBCTs, which ranks them 19th in the nation.
    According to NBPTS™, Lexington Richland School District 5 has 502 NBCTs, which ranks them 22nd in the nation.
    According to NBPTS™, Horry County has 466 NBCTs, which ranks them 27th in the nation.
    The University of South Carolina has 1,819 alumni who have received National Board Certification, which ranks them 3rd in the nation.
    Winthrop University has 897 alumni who have received National Board Certification, which ranks them 16th in the nation.
    Clemson University has 891 alumni who have received National Board Certification, which ranks them 18th in the nation.
    The College of Charleston has 532 alumni who have received National Board Certification, which ranks them 35th in the nation.

Additional data and information can be accessed here. For more information click here.