What is Nurturing Teacher Leadership?


Nurturing Teacher Leadership has a success rate of more than 94%, twice the national average!

Nurturing Teacher Leadership, established in 1997, is the Chicago Teachers Union/Chicago Public Schools a 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. It includes:

·         CTU/CPS Bargaining Agreement annual stipend

·         small group facilitation

·         collaboration with a cohort of other CPS NBPTS candidates

·         individual candidate support from a National Board Certified Teacher

·         technical support

·         personal mentoring

·         7-day Summer Institute

·         resource materials

·         24/7 computer lab access

·         NBCT renewal support

·         retake support

·         Assessment Center simulations

·         weekly classes

·         optional Master’s Degree opportunities


Wednesday, March 21, 2018
5:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Chicago Teachers Union Foundation
Quest Center
1901 W. Carroll Ave. 
Chicago, IL 60612