Professional Development

Conference Presenter Assistance

PSF can provide assistance to teachers who have been accepted as a presenter at a conference or seminar.  Presenters going to an in-state conference are eligible for up to $250 in support of their travel expenses; up to $500 is available for out-of-state travel expenses. In addition, presenters may request funds ($125) to cover one day of substitute teacher pay. Requests are accepted on a rolling basis.  Please contact  to request an application.

National Board of Professional Teaching Standards

The Foundation provides grants to teachers and school nurses to pursue national certification and re-certification from the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards. Candidates for these grants must sign a pledge that they will remain as teachers in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools after successfully completing the initial certification or re-certification process. Apply for assistance below.


NBPTS Certification and Renewals Reimbursement Request

This form is for Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools teachers and nurses to request PSF Teachers First fund assistance for National Board Professional Teaching Standards Certification and Renewals.
  • Your Information

  • Where your reimbursement check should be mailed.
  • The amount indicated in parenthesis is the amount of assistance PSF offers.
  • Required Attachments

  • Please attached receipts
  • To receive your second payment for initial certification, please provide a copy successful completion letter from NBPTS stating you completed all requirements.