Assessing for National Board is a great professional development opportunity, and an invaluable part of the National Board Certification process. Assessors score candidate responses to portfolio or assessment center exercises and are trained to look for evidence of a candidate's practice through the lens of the National Board standards.
National Board assessors consistently report that the assessment process is a great professional development experience. In fact, a survey of assessors revealed:
The 2017 National Board scoring application is available here!
Note: if you have already completed your 2017 National Board Availability Questionnaire, you do not need to complete a new application.
Assessor trainees must successfully demonstrate their ability to evaluate candidate materials. Training is typically done the first two days of the scoring window and enables assessors to: