World Class Teaching Program

The University of Mississippi

Get Certified: Step 1 – Learn About the Certification

Welcome to the University of Mississippi’s National Board Candidate Support Program,The World Class Teaching Program

We are here to help you with your certification journey and answer any questions that you have. To get started, follow the steps below.

I. Learn about the National Board Process
Virtual National Board Interest Meeting (Click)
Watch our video and quickly learn the basics about the process and our candidate support. The video and the Powerpoint are exactly the same. You’re welcome to download the PowerPoint and take your time walking through the information.

Brief Component Videos
What is Component 1?
What is Component 2?
What is Component 3?
What is Component 4?

National Board Certification: What is it?
Guide to National Board Certification
Certificate Areas
Choosing the Right Certificate Area
Component 1 at a Glance (Compare Certificate Assessments)

  • You can complete the process in 1, 2, or 3 years. It’s your choice.
  • You do not have to do the components in order of 1, 2, 3, 4. You choose. It’s your choice.
  • If you start in the fall, you can complete the whole process in a year.
  • If you start in January, you have plenty of time to complete 1 or 2 components.

National Board Process Graphic