- Read and understand the Guide to National Board Certification.
- Please read the Must Read document about the Illinois NB Candidate Fee Subsidy Application.
- Please verify that your information (for example, your last name) is updated on ISBE's ELIS page - incorrect information may result in an application processing delay.
Application for the Illinois National Board First Time Candidate Fee Subsidy
The 2023 Fall subsidy window is September 01, 2023 - October 11, 2023.
The National Board Resource Center (NBRC) at Illinois State University (ISU) is excited to announce that the Fall 2023 window for the Illinois National Board (NB) First Time Candidate Fee Subsidy will be open from September 01, 2023 until October 11, 2023.
Read ALL documents below for complete details regarding the application for the Illinois NB Candidate Fee Subsidy.
**NOTE: If you choose to withdraw from the National Board program at any point during the process, it will be your responsibility to contact the NBRC office and notify staff of your intentions. Please see the Must Read document for further information.**