In order to apply for state fee assistance for National Board Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) candidacy, public school teachers, library media specialists, and school counselors must complete the Arkansas Department of Education's (ADE) NBPTS orientation course facilitated by AETN ArkansasIDEAS (Internet Delivered Education for Arkansas Schools). The state fee assistance application is a component of the web course. To access the course, use the directions below:
The deadline to apply for state fee assistance is Friday, June 28, 2013.
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