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South-Eastern Virginia National Board Certified Teachers Regional Network

Our organization serves Virginia's Region 2, or Tidewater Region, as defined by the Virginia Department of Education. Our membership includes educators within the region as well as affiliate members who live beyond our region but support our mission.

​In 2011, SEVA NBCT Regional Network became a registered entity in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and we are currently a 501c3 not-for-profit educational organization.


SEVA NBCT Regional Network began in the early 2000's when a group of National Board Certified teachers in Chesapeake were driven by the shared belief that the National Board Certification process was an important professional growth experience that positively impacted student learning. These teachers sought to build a network that would support candidates for certification and provide professional development and leadership opportunities to current NBCTs.

SEVA Partners with VWU to Support Candidates

Virginia Wesleyan University, in partnership with SEVA, is developing online courses to support candidates in their pursuit of National Board Certification. These courses are entirely online and run for only 7 weeks. Each is one credit and tuition reimbursement may apply since the courses provide strong professional development even if you are not currently a National Board candidate. Each course costs $399. The courses are being written by SEVA members and two classes are currently up and running.

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Stronger With SEVA Link Up with A Professional Learning Facilitator

The SEVA NBCT Regional Network’s

Candidate Support for Spring 2021

Stronger with SEVA

Link up with a PLF

If you are a candidate, a MOC candidate, or a renewal candidate deferred from last year…

The National Board has recently modified the submission windows and offered an option to defer your activity in 2020-2021 to 2021-2022 with no loss of time or payment. However, if you intend to submit this school year, SEVA wants to support you.

SEVA is offering an opportunity to be connected to a Professional Learning Facilitator. This link will provide you with an NBCT who will meet with you virtually and read and discuss one component for your National Board submission this spring. The PLF is committing to approximately 5 hours of collaboration with you. This includes roughly 2 hours of meeting time and approximately 3 hours that the PLF will need to read over your entry and return it with comments/questions for your consideration. Virtual meeting times and platform to be decided on by the participants.

Your fee will also include access to the recordings and slide presentations from the sessions from last fall’s virtual conference, STRONGER WITH SEVA.

$75 for Nonmembers $50 for Members

Click here to register:

Registration has been extended to

March 31, 2021

If you have questions, email

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