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10:00AM - 11:00AM ET
11:30AM - 12:30PM ET
1:00PM - 2:00PM ET
2:30PM - 3:30PM ET
4:00PM - 5:00PM ET
Candidate Orientation
Audience: Educators pursuing National Board certification and all educators
This strand will provide an orientation to the National Board Certification process, tips to get started, and deep dives into Components 2, 3, and 4. 
Mobilization and Advocacy
Audience: National Board Networks and NBCTs
This strand strengthens educators’ skills and tools to expand accomplished teaching, especially to areas where the widest opportunity and access gaps exist. Participants will also hear about the development and execution of marketing and advocacy plans. 
Candidate Support Providers
Audience: Candidate support providers + anyone interested in developing support programs
This strand will provide a space for candidate support providers to network, collaborate, and gain tools and tips to strengthen support programs and transition to virtual candidate support and facilitator training.
Equity and Social Justice in Education Plenary
Audience: All educators
The National Board Network of Accomplished Minoritized Educators is pleased to host the National Board Academy Plenary Sessions. In National Board for Professional Teaching Standards’ commitment to anti-racism these sessions will focus on social justice, diversity, and equity in education. Through this series of plenary sessions, our learning community will reflect upon the intersection of educational equity and cultural competence and the Accomplished Teaching Body of Knowledge (BoK: Five Core Propositions, the Architecture of Accomplished Teaching, and the National Board Standards).
Core Connections: Blended and Virtual Learning
Audience: All educators
This strand will provide resources and lessons learned from the sudden shift to digital learning caused by the Covid-19 pandemic to advance teaching and learning in the 2020-21 school year. 
Self-Care and Connections
Wednesday, July 22nd
11:00AM ET
Cross Network Partnerships
Audience: National Board Network Leadership
Let's capitalize on our expertise within our diverse network!  This session will provide an opportunity for National Board Networks to strengthen through collaboration with other networks to advance accomplished teaching, National Board certification and teacher leadership across the country.  Networks will develop and sustain a partnership with another network for mutual support in reaching their network goals. The session will include discussions on ways to identify our strengths and challenges and ways to help each other.  We will refer to the NBPTS Network Development Continuum in our discussion.
Thursday, July 23rd
1:00PM ET
3:00PM ET
The Mindful Breath
Audience: All Attendees
The participants will engage in 2 types of breathing techniques to relax the body's nervous system.  The session will end with a guided meditation to "quiet the mind". The intention of the session is for the participants to have a strategy to desires during anytime of the day in their busy lives.
NB Network Leaders Meeting
Audience: National Board Network Leadership
Network leadership teams will hold our quarterly collaboration meeting.  National Board updates, communications, action plans, and yearly reports will be discussed.  Please join in to help us build a strong network of networks.