Regional National Board Mentoring Sessions (YEAR 15!)
Mentoring sessions will be held at the following dates.  Candidates may register online for these sessions  on STIPD after they are posted (search JSU in title number).  Sessions will be held monthly in two locations on alternating dates.  Candidates may attend whichever location is more convenient to them. 
For more information about these National Board Mentoring Sessions, please contact Melissa Shields.

Introductory and Review Session
October 9 PD Title No. JSU15709-14
Getting Started (Overview of Process, Organizing Portfolio, Suggested Timelines, Getting Started on Entry 4) 
Etowah County Board of Education - Melissa Shields
Wednesday, October 16
Getting Started (Overview of Process, Organizing Portfolio, Suggested Timelines, Getting Started on Entry 4) 
JSU Inservice Center - Amber Trantham

Group Sessions (for Active and Renewal Candidates Only)
ECBOE Board Room (led by Melissa Shields)
4:30-7:30 (Initial Candidates)  STIPD:  TBA
(Renewal Candidate) STIPD: JSU15709-14
Wednesday, November 6 
Entry 4 and Renewals
Wednesday, December 11
Video Entries and Renewals
Wednesday, January 8
Entries 2-4 and Renewals
Wednesday, February 5
Entries 1-4 and Renewals
Wednesday, March 12
Final Preparations and Reviews
Wednesday, April 16 (ADDED!
Final Preparations and Reviews 

 JSU Inservice Center, Ft. McClellan, 4:30-7:00 (led by Amber Tranthan and Shannon Finley)
Wednesday, November 20
Entry 4
Wednesday, December 18
Video Entries 
Wednesday, January 22
Wednesday, February 12
Entries 1-3
Wednesday, March 19
Final Preparations and Reviews

For more information about the grant application and National
Board process, go to the ECBOE

2013-2014  Candidate Support Providers (CSPs):
Laurie Amerson, Southside Elementary School, Early Childhood Generalist
Farrah Kilgo, Southside Elementary School, Early-Middle Childhood Literacy 
Marcia Farabee, Hokes Bluff High School, EAYA Social Studies
Shannon Finley, Alexandra  Elementary, Early Childhood Generalist
Melissa Shields, Central Office, EA Language Arts - Facilitates Gadsden Meetings
Amber Trantham, ARI, Early-Middle Childhood Literacy -  Facilitates JSU Meetings

For NB Candidates using Google Docs:
Click here to view short video on how to use Google Docs called "Google Docs in Plain English"
Click here to create a Google Doc.
Last Modified on March 13, 2014