23
Aug

Updated edTPA Implementation Resources for Fall 2016

As programs begin edTPA implementation for fall 2016, we want to draw your attention to the latest edTPA resources and updates for faculty, programs, and candidates. Updated Making Good Choices guidelines (general, Special Education, and Elementary-Task 4 versions), subject-specific Understanding Rubric Level Progressions resources, and Academic Language summary handouts are now available for 2016-17. These key documents are also summarized and linked within the Top 10 edTPA Resources list.

12
Jul

Educators and Teacher Candidates experiences with edTPA

The 2016 edTPA National Implementation Conference was the perfect opportunity to ask educators and teacher candidates to describe their experiences with edTPA. These conversations covered topics ranging from how to promote effective beginning teaching for all students to strengthening partnerships between P12 schools and educator preparation programs.

These informative conversations are captured in these new videos:

  • edTPA: Strengthening P-12 and Educator Preparation Program Partnerships
  • edTPA: Promoting Effective Teaching for all P-12 Students
  • edTPA: Informing Meaningful Change in Educator Preparation Programs
  • Kennesaw State University Graduates Reflect on edTPA
09
Jun

2016-17 Handbooks Now Available

The "refreshed" 2016-17 handbooks and templates for all fields (National and Washington versions) are now available in the edTPA Resource Library. These handbooks and templates will be posted to edTPA integrated Platform Provider systems and the Pearson ePortfolio system for candidates in late June/early July 2016. Candidates should use the 2015-16 handbooks through the posted August 2016 submission dates. The 2016-17 handbooks will go into effect in September 2016.

06
Jun

Academic Language Summary Handouts

New Resource!!! SCALE has created a set of academic language resources for the majority of edTPA subject areas. These handouts summarize the concept of academic language within the context of edTPA and provide subject-specific examples of language functions, demands, and supports. We encourage faculty/programs to use and share this go-to resource when discussing the role of academic language in edTPA with candidates.

16
May

May 2016 edTPA Community Newsletter

We hope you enjoy this issue of the edTPA newsletter.

As we continue to build a community to support and explore new ways to prepare effective beginning teachers, please let us know if you have stories to share from your campus or events you want to announce at edtpa@aacte.org.

11
May

2016-17 Submission and Reporting Dates, Additional 2015-16 Submission and Reporting Window Available

The schedule for all fields for 2016-17 has been posted on edTPA.com. An additional 2015-16 submission and reporting window has also been posted.