Open as of October 11, 2021
Closes: March 31, 2022 at 12:00 midnight
The Illinois State Board of Education is showing their support for the positive impact that National Board Certified Teachers (NBCT) make through improving teaching and student learning for Illinois' most under-resourced students in rural or remote areas. Please take a moment to contact your state representatives to thank them for their continued support in funding incentives for NBCTs.
This application is to be completed only if you are an eligible Illinois National Board Certified Teacher. A one-time $3,000 incentive shall be paid to each qualified educator who:
Please check the PDFs below for more information about your district or school. You will find links to the NCEA website with additional information about your district's or school's local code, if you would like to clarify your eligibility. Note: you may have to download the files in order for the hyperlinks to work. (Again, codes 33, 41, 42, or 43 are the codes which qualify for the incentive.)
**NOTE: If you are not currently an NBCT, but would like to learn more about the application process, or apply to begin your journey, please visit our Application for the Illinois National Board First Time Candidate Fee Subsidy page.
NBCTs must complete and submit the application to be eligible for the incentive.
IMPORTANT: After your application information is verified, you will receive an email outlining the steps to fill out and submit an affidavit/attestation form. Please complete these steps by April 11, 2022.
The application must be submitted no later than 12:00 midnight on March 31, 2022. Late applications will not be accepted.
For assistance regarding issues please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please allow 5-7 business days for your application to be processed. Eligible educators are posted to the Incentive Approval List weekly until the application closes.