09
Jan

Registration Open: 2020 Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA) National Conference

SCALE will convene the annual Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA) Conference on ”Preparing the Workforce for Equitable Teaching and Learning” from March 26-28, 2020 in Austin, TX, at the Renaissance Austin hotel. The full conference website with event registration and hotel block information is now available and we look forward to connecting you with others from the edTPA community!

In addition, if you do internationally-focused work in teacher performance or have global partners who may be interested in attending a preconference event, please email stanfordscale@stanford.edu for more information.

16
Sep

CALL FOR PROPOSALS – edTPA NATIONAL CONFERENCE 2020

SCALE will convene the annual Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA) Conference on ”Preparing the Workforce for Equitable Teaching and Learning” from March 26th-28th, 2020 in Austin, TX.  The Program Committee welcomes proposals from implementers of edTPA, the P-12 community and all individuals who support teachers and teacher candidates with performance assessment.  Please click here for more detailed information about the call for proposals (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/tpa2020). The deadline for submitting proposals is November 11, 2019. 

The conference will be held at the Renaissance Austin. Stay tuned for more information about conference registration and travel/logistics later this fall!  We look forward to connecting with the edTPA community there!

21
Aug

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE 2020 edTPA NATIONAL CONFERENCE!

We are excited to announce that SCALE will convene the annual Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA) Conference on March 26-28, 2020 in Austin, TX.  We look forward to this opportunity to bring together implementers of edTPA, policymakers, state leaders, and researchers, the P-12 community and all individuals who support teachers and teacher candidates with performance assessment. More logistical details – including hotel information – and a call for proposals will be announced in late summer 2019 – stay tuned!

21
Aug

UPDATING THE edTPA COORDINATOR FOR YOUR PROGRAM

The edTPA Coordinator is the central point of contact for receiving information about edTPA (edTPA assessment materials, handbooks, rubrics, distribution instructions, etc.). An edTPA Coordinator may be a faculty member, program coordinator, associate dean, or other person who maintains regular communication and works closely with clinical supervisors, cooperating teachers and others who will support candidates to complete edTPA.

To determine who is designated as the edTPA Coordinator for your program, review the following directory: https://secure.aacte.org/apps/directory/directory.php?view=by_inst.
To change your edTPA Coordinator, please email edtpa@aacte.org.

31
May

Updated edTPA® Handbooks and Templates Now Available

Updated versions of the edTPA handbooks, templates, and supplemental resources are now available in the edTPA Resource Library for the 2019 – 2020 edTPA program year. The updates to the assessment materials incorporate errata items, and no other changes have been made aside from the incorporation from the errata items.

edTPA members, educator preparation programs, and faculty have access to download and share the updated materials with teacher candidates per the distribution guidelines. In August 2019, the updated handbooks and templates will also be posted to all platform provider systems and the Pearson ePortfolio System for teacher candidates. Candidates planning to submit on, or before, the August 15, 2019, submission deadline should continue to use the current assessment materials. Please review the Assessment Materials Version Chart for the most current versions available of the assessment materials.

07
Jan

2019 edTPA Southeast Regional Conference

Pre-Conference: March 27, 2019
Conference: March 28-29, 2019
Location: Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville South/Cool Springs, Franklin, TN

The 2019 edTPA Southeast Regional Conference will be hosted by the Tennessee Educator Preparation Providers, March 27 -29, 2019. The Pre-Conference Sessions will be March 27, 2019. Please submit your proposal for the conference. All proposals are due by January 22, 2019.
There will be regular breakout sessions on Thursday and Friday. Each breakout session will be 50 minutes, including Q&A. There will also be special focus sessions that are 90 minutes.

Click here for conference information including registration and call for proposals.