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National Board Certification

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know what Regional Professional Development Center I belong to?

You may view the Regional Professional Development Center (RPDC) area map.  Find the county in which you live or work.  Match the color of your county with the color shown in the legend.  This is your Regional Professional Development Center.

What does "year conferred" mean on my subsidy application?

On your application, year conferred refers to the year in which you received your degree.

When will I know if I have been approved for subsidy funding?

You will receive n e-mail from our office within a week if you have been awarded funding.  During our "open windows" these pages are updated regularly.

When should I mail my payment to National Board?

Candidates are strongly urged to hold onto their payment to National Board until they have received confirmation form our office since it is non-refundable. 

Are there support groups or facilitators that can assist me through this process?

Yes, we strongly encourage you to seek the help of a facilitator or cohort group. 


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