NBPTS Certification Personal Benefits

  • All component fees ($1900) are reimbursed if you complete the process.
  • Your Mississippi license will be extended for five years if you complete the process. You do not have to certify.
  • Mississippi pays a $6,000 yearly stipend for the life of the certificate when you certify.
  • Your monthly retirement benefits will increase. (Some teachers have reported as much as a $400 a month increase in retirement pay.)
  • Teachers experience, professional growth and learning, as well as a sense of accomplishment for completing this rigorous process.


Benefits of going through the World Class Teaching Program (WCTP)

  • Cohorts:
    • Like certificate areas
  • Monthly meetings:
    • Face-to-face
    • Google Docs
    • Web-conferencing

Are you a potential new candidate? Click on the Home page to register or email Michelle Stubbs with questions.