National Board Certified, Teachers, Arkansas, Public schools
National Board Certification is a voluntary process that, according to the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, certifies that they “have developed and demonstrated the advanced knowledge, skills, and practices required of an outstanding educator.” Currently, National Board Certified (NBC) teachers in an Arkansas public school receive an annual bonus of $5,000 for up to 10 years. In this brief, we examine NBC in Arkansas and Senate Bill 555, which proposes the modification and enhancement of NBC incentive bonuses for teachers receiving certification after January 2018.
McKenzie, Sarah C. and Ritter, Gary W., "National Board Certified Teacher Incentive Bonuses: Senate Bill 555" (2017). Policy Briefs. 3.