National Board Candidate Boost Day (Spring)

These workdays are for all National Board Certification first-time candidates, advanced candidates, and renewal candidates submitting one or more components during the 2023-2024 school year. The MNEA NBCT Network provides this free opportunity for candidates. Current NBCTs are invited to register to mentor candidates and assist with logistics.

Bring your component work and questions for this workday. 

National Board Certification 

Candidate Boost Day

Sat., April 6, 2024


Deadline to Register: April 5. 

Cost: This session is FREE for MNEA members and non-members, but you must pre-register.


9-11 a.m. Facilitator-Led Virtual Session
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Independent work time + Lunch on your own 
2-3 p.m.
Facilitator-Led Virtual Session

Workshop Details 

Charlene Steadman (
Julie Weis (
Sandy Humbyrd (

Participants should bring the following:

  • Standards.
  • Component directions (paper or electronic copies).
  • Component draft work.
  • Videos (if you'd like to share and get feedback on your work).
  • Computer or laptop.

To make the day as helpful as possible, please email specific questions you have in advance to Charlene Steadman at Feel free to bring videos (if you’re working on Component 3) that you’d like to share and get feedback from the group. Please indicate this when you register so we can plan accordingly.

You can also bring your component drafts to get feedback. Make sure the questions are included in your draft so that we can give you feedback. Please bring a paper copy to help facilitate this work. Bring your computer. 

If you have questions, email or call her at (573) 644-9623.

    Participant Information

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    Will you need feedback on a video?
    Will you bring a component draft to receive feedback?
    Which component?