Assessment Center Testing

The National Board has engaged Pearson VUE to deliver the online assessment of National Board Certification at locations across the United States.

During the testing window, National Board Certification candidates will schedule a testing appointment online at  or by phone at 1-888-288-3028, Monday - Friday from 7am - 7pm, CST.*

*Candidates with approved testing accommodations must call the Accommodations Program Coordinator at 1-888-288-3028 to schedule an appointment.

2016-17 Testing Window

April 1, 2017 – June 15, 2017

Assessment Center Resources

Use the resources below to guide you in preparing for your assessment center appointment. As you prepare for you appointment, please keep in mind that you will be required to demonstrate knowledge of developmentally appropriate content, which is necessary for teaching across the full age range and ability level of your chosen certificate area.  Click here to access your certificate specific assessment instructions and scoring rubrics.

Policies and Guidelines

Component 1: Content Knowledge Assessment Center Policy and Guidelines

Request for Testing Accommodations Form and Instructions

Tutorials and Practice