The Master Board Member, the third level of certification, builds on the CBM. To receive the MBM, members must have earned the CBM and accumulated 20 additional credits (for a cumulative total of 40). Eligibility will not be considered until the board member has achieved the CBM and served for one year at that level.

Master Board Member requirements:

  • Earn a total of 40 cumulative Board Member Academy credits
  • Attend at least eight county meetings
  • Attend at least two NJSBA delegate assemblies
  • Attend two annual NJSBA Workshops
  • Attend at least three statewide or regional professional development programs
  • May not have been judged to have violated the School Ethics Act (As determined by NJSBA)
  • Pass an examination covering board responsibilities or submit a portfolio