Nurturing Teacher Leadership, established in 1997, is the Chicago Teachers Union/Chicago Public Schools 2-year program of professional development and candidate support that prepares Chicago Public School teachers for National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) certification, the highest credential a teacher can earn.
Requirements for NTL Enrollment
- 3 years of successful teaching at NBPTS certificate level
- 3 years commitment to teaching in CPS beginning 2019/21 school year
- 51 percent of your time teaching in the area in which you are seeking certification
- successful completion of the NTL application profile
Open to PAT or tenured teachers/counselors/librarians
For more information, contact Lynn Cherkasky-Davis, Director of Teacher Leadership at firstname.lastname@example.org or (312) 329-6274